Was I going to throw a recalled crib, a crib deemed unsafe for a baby to sleep in, into the landfill? Stay tuned (Ha! All of you!) to see what these nearly castoff bits become.
It was done on time, too. 2nd coat of gloss had just dried on Xmas eve. How Santa got it down the chimney we’ll never know.
Progress! Feet installed, sanded, and the first coat of paint.
Finally made some progress. On track to be done by Xmas! Mostly just need to add feet and paint now.
First experimental cut for the rounded tops made.
A couple minor adjustments were needed, but otherwise things are fitting pretty well. Next, I’ll cut the stays for the shelves from a length of quarter-round.
Made the cuts for the bottom rails. Made trickier than it should have been just because my table saw, a cheap Ryobi, won’t make clean cuts. So I actually made them with my Porter-Cable router, routing off about a half inch at a pass. Next, I can finally do some pre-assembly to see how things […]
First step was designing it in Sketchup. Download the skp file. Then I laid out the pieces to see how to cut them out of an 8’x4′ sheet of 1/2″ plywood. And cut ’em out. Next it will be time to do some routing. I will use the circle cutting jig I just made to […]