My Son’s Crib

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Project by DustySocksWorkshop posted 12-23-2020 12:24 PM 657 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built in summer of 2018 to welcome my son to our world. Frames are made of black walnut and were finished with Osmo Polyx Hardwax Oil. Stub tenon joinery was used. Slats are hard maple and were prefinished with General Finishes Arm-R-Seal prior to assembly. Material choices were inspired by Matt Cremona. The front and rear (long) frames attach to the side (short) frames with a product called Striplox Mini 60 joiners.

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#1 posted 12-23-2020 02:20 PM

Beautiful work.

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#2 posted 12-23-2020 04:02 PM

wow, just absolutely gorgeous. Nice job

-- The only thing not measured in my shop is time

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#3 posted 12-23-2020 08:16 PM

Beautiful. Love the wood combination.

-- -Todd

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#4 posted 12-23-2020 10:00 PM

I think that is really awesome!

-- Petey

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#5 posted 12-24-2020 02:17 AM

A beautiful piece! I love the black walnut paired with hard maple. It’s a striking combo. You should show us some build pictures if you have any.

-- AJ

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#6 posted 12-24-2020 03:00 AM

Oh, that is lovely!

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#7 posted 12-24-2020 02:57 PM

Amazing! Love the contrasting woods! What a comforting and solid place for your son to sleep. The joints are amazing. I love the legs with the maple sandwitched in the walnut. Looks like an oreo (i’m getting hungry)... Well done! This will turn into a family heirloom for sure!

-- Bill - in New Hampshire

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#8 posted 12-24-2020 04:05 PM

Lovely, sturdy piece.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

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#9 posted 12-24-2020 07:04 PM

Nice job, may you have many occasions to fill it up in your future and your son’s

-- Greg, No. Cal. - "Gaudete in Domino Semper"

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