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Walnut Cradle

Walnut Cradle

I built this project for our first child, due in about 5 1/2 months. That makes this the first project I've ever completed before it was needed :).I googled and searched LumberJocks for cradle...

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Cradle for Nola

Cradle for Nola

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This is one of the first projects I made for some friends. The legs are connected to the post with sliding dovetails as are the rails to the cradle frame. I used heavy duty metal bearings for the...

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Evas Cradle

Eva's Cradle

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Cradle I built for my youngest daughter. I was lucky to find these beautiful wide silver maple boards to construct body of cradle. Base is cherry and pivot points are ebony.

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Butterfly Tavern Table

Butterfly Tavern Table

Light Figure Tiger Maple Butterfly Tavern Table. Stained with aniline Dye, Shellac, and top coat of wax.

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Shaker oval boxes and other furniture

Shaker oval boxes and other furniture

Everything made is of Shaker inspired design.  I have made many Shaker pieces over the years. Oval boxes are made of various domestic and exotic woods.

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Shaker cherry cradle

Shaker cherry cradle

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Cradle is made of solid cherry, finished with mixture of tung oil, boiled linseed oil and varnish. Corners are a compound angle of 11 degrees, joined by handcut dovetails. Edges of sides and rockers...

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Align View - a Little Known, but Handy Function

"Align View" - a Little Known, but Handy Function

I don't use it that often, but when I do the "Align View" function is very helpful. It comes in handy when I'm making a full-size template of a component's details. In the case of the 18th C Childs...

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An 18th C Childs Cradle - Handling Difficult Shapes and Angles

An 18th C Child's Cradle - Handling Difficult Shapes and Angles

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Last week I attended the Colonial Williamsburg Conference, "Working Wood in the 18th Century. Covering the subject - Bedroom Furniture -  I found this conference very educational and valuable...

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