First Cuts!

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Wow! I’ve cut the first boards! I started with the vertical posts and side rails. Basically the big pieces. What can I say, it’s either that or the 30 slats. and the slats are rather daunting. Here are the first boards I cut and a couple of the first glue ups for the thicker vertical posts.

Parts list for the crib

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Recently I shared the plans I’ve put together for Nano’s crib that I’m building. Before I could start, I put together a parts listĀ for cutting the wood.   Slats 26 – 24″ x 1.25″ x 0.25″ (front and side slats) 12 – 32″ x 1.25″ x 0.25″ (back slats) 1 – 24″ x 7.375″ x 0.25″ (front fat slat) 1 …

Crib for Nano

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I’ve decided to bite off one last big woodworking project before our new baby (we call him Nano for now) comes. His crib! It’s a big undertaking. Probably the biggest piece of furniture I’ve made yet. Anyway, I’m looking for advice on the design before I dive too far in. Using SketchUp — the free and powerful CAD alternative — …