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Converting maple & purpleheart crib to a bed

Remember the Maple & Purpleheart Crib that I made about three years ago? Well that little girl is not so little any more. Now that she is climbing out of … Continue reading

June 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Maple & Purpleheart crib – delivered

Crib is finished and the family is back home, so I packed up everything in my wife’s car and brought it over. Patrick helped me unload and set up. I … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 12

I let the first coat of water-based poly cure over night. Before I can spray on the second coat, I need to sand everything down with 400 grit sand paper. … Continue reading

April 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 11

The hard maple feet that I ordered, arrived yesterday, so I can start wrapping this project up. Good thing too, Momma just went into labor today. Please say a little … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 10

I set up my knock-down workstation, then assembled the sides and clamped the whole crib together. Remember the sides were not glued up yet. That was so I could locate the … Continue reading

March 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 9

Happy Easter everybody. I am spending most of the day with the family, but I wanted to get a bit of glueing done. Mainly, I want to attach the sides … Continue reading

March 27, 2016 · 2 Comments

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 8

I need to cut out a cross for the headboard. The one that was picked out is very detailed, so I modeled it up and created a program for my … Continue reading

March 26, 2016 · 2 Comments

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 7

I ran the lower arch on my CNC yesterday. It looked really good when it came out. I laid the purpleheart pieces on it to verify that the curves matched … Continue reading

March 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 6

  I think I have worked out a functional plan for the back. BACK.PDF. The curvy parts were the hard bit to work out. The main back will be a … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 5

Before I can finish up with the sides, I need to locate and mount some hardware. I decided to buy a mattress spring frame, as opposed to building a frame, … Continue reading

March 20, 2016 · 3 Comments

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 4

Busy day today, but I still found 6 or 7 hours to play in the shop.   With the frame done, I went ahead and cut the top and bottom … Continue reading

March 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 3

I have had a few hours over the last two evenings to get started on the sides of the crib. I haven’t had much time to put a lot of … Continue reading

March 17, 2016 · 2 Comments

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 2

I racked my brains last night, trying to come up with a clever way to repeat the spacing for the slots. Then I realized that it wasn’t necessary. If I … Continue reading

March 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Maple & Purpleheart crib – day 1

My friends are having a baby in a couple of weeks, and they asked me to build them a crib. They sent me a picture of a crib that they … Continue reading

March 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

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