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Unlike most of my pieces, this one was based around purchased plans. I basically didn't want to take a risk building a crib that would in some way be dangerous to my daughter…plus they were designed around specific hardware. I modified the aesthetics by replacing the "cherry pyramids" the plan called for with mahogany, zebra wood and bocote inlaid butterflies in the head panels. The end slats are cherry with the legs, frames and front/back gates/slates are built of maple to match the "butterfly crib".

I have a full gallery of this project online at my blog.

We call the room this crib is in "the Room at Pooh Corner"
It's based on a "classic Winnie-the-Pooh" theme and features 3d trees and a "pooh sticks" mural painted by my very talented sister in law.

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Here's the room from the post at HomeRefurbers.com:

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Very nice work, every detail looks like you spent time to make sure it was perfect.
 

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Purchased plans or not this is some great work!
 

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Wow! This is beautifully executed. Like you I ususally avoid using purchased plans, but for something like a crib I completely understand the reasons to do so. If you don't mind my asking, where did you get the plans you used, this looks like a good inspiration to others who find themselves in need of an heirloom crib.
 

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Don't mind at all…it's the "Heirloom Crib Plan" from Rockler.com. It's branded by Wood Magazine if I recall correctly. My son's crib, which I'll post at some point is my version of the 3-in-1 from Wood magazine.
 

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A well done piece of woodworking. Your great grand kids will love to put their babies in it.
 

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A very nice piece!
 

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your baby is going to be incredibly spoiled by all the nice stuff you build. great work. that maple looks SWEET.
 
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