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Building Baby Stokes' 3-in-1 Crib #16: Final Assembly and Tommy Tries it Out!

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Blog entry by Will Stokes posted 11-24-2011 09:24 PM 1785 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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After the crib dried for a couple weeks it was finally time to bring it upstairs and install it the nursery. I’m pretty happy with how this project turned out and Tommy seems to really enjoy being in it. He’s not ready for the crib just yet. We hope to keep him in his cradle for another month. That should give the crib a bit more time to dry. I also need to make two shim boards for the ends of the mattress to close a gap required to support a double bed in the future.



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sras

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#1 posted 11-24-2011 09:51 PM

Looks like you got it done in time! I have enjoyed reading your blog.

Now you have a piece of well crafted quality furniture that will be around for generations. Congrats on the new family member too!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 11-24-2011 10:07 PM

Very cool I love it.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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lew

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#3 posted 11-24-2011 11:06 PM

Very nice blog series, Will.

A lot of hard work but a beautiful piece that will become a family heirloom.

Thanks for taking us along!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 11-24-2011 11:36 PM

Beautiful crib.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#5 posted 11-24-2011 11:49 PM

A great design ,a beautiful crib and a handsome son too

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 11-25-2011 03:10 PM

Wow.
What a wonderful build and a wonderful blog.

Congrats,
Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#7 posted 11-26-2011 04:42 PM

Nice work and a handsome design

-- http://jeffbranch.wordpress.com

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#8 posted 09-03-2014 07:56 PM

Very Cool!

-- Ty, Up in Washington

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