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A rookie on the Path! #1: First Cradle

08-01-2013 01:50 AM by john111 | 4 comments »

I am building my first real piece of furniture out of ALL wood. I have made tables, beds and bakers racks, among other things, out of steel and wood with some glass. I have never used nice hardwood and made what I consider fine furniture. I have been working on this cradle for a long time. Not everyday and only a couple hours at a time. I have run into some problems a long the way and have chalked them up to just a learning curve issue. Most could have been avoided with better planning and a little more patience. I can honestly tell you that the patience thing is the very hardest part. I have been inundated my whole construction career with “That is close enough!” R...

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