baby crib

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Project by ezek1el posted 06-11-2014 10:43 PM 1626 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this baby crib out of red oak, I used wedged through tenons for the back and the front. The sides can be removed and are held by lag bolts. I used tried and true varnish oil because it was not toxic for the baby and its been 2 years now and it still looks pretty good. Cheers

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#1 posted 06-12-2014 04:38 AM

Wow! It’s a shame you can’t keep using it. Still I think the future little ones in your family will remember it fondly.

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#2 posted 06-12-2014 08:34 AM

Great job,,,,, a real beauty!

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#3 posted 06-12-2014 12:04 PM

Nice one.
It looks like it was designed to be turned into a full bed as the baby gets older. Was that your intention when you built it.

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#4 posted 06-12-2014 01:06 PM

Hi sean,

yes that was the intention, Im going to use the front piece as the head board for a single bed. As soon as I can get my hand on some oak I will build the rest of the single bed. And post some more pics. Cheers

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#5 posted 04-14-2015 01:05 AM

This looks great! I am having a son in July and want to build him a crib. Do you have the plans available to send in an email? If you do could you email me at [email protected] or send me a link to find them. Again, very nice work.

-Taylor L.

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#6 posted 03-14-2020 07:37 PM

Fantastic build. Really nice!

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