by Jack Stewart
PROJECT: Design and build a crib for daughter’s son born April, 17, 1999.
DESIGN: Adapted from Fine Woodworking. Design meets or exceeds Federal Specifications. Joints are mortise and tenon.
MATERIALS: Solid Cherry
FINISH: Cherry stain with three coats of Gel-Kote.
SIZE: Standard crib dimensions.
YEAR: Spring, 1999
by David MacDonald
PROJECT: Four Post Bed
MATERIALS: Black Walnut – The entire bed is made from the one 8ft log, a local tree knocked over by Hurricane HUGO in 1989. The center 8″x8″ was left intact and the four posts were made from it. There were two bullets lodged in the center of the tree (approx 60-70 years ago).
FINISH: Tung Oil and Wax
by Fred Miller
Project: Make a crib for the first grandchild, due late July/2001.
Finish: Danish oil/varnish/wax
Design: Daughter’s instructions, “keep it simple”.
Year: June 2001
by Barry Boyer
PROJECT: Cradle for Step-Daughter due on July 14th 1999
MATERIAL: Red Oak and Birch plywood bottom
FINISH: Danish Oil