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Childs Toy Pendulum Cradle

We scaled this playroom piece to comfortably fit popular dolls around 18" tall.

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Doll Cradle
Girl with cradle
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Fashioning the cradle from cherry,
gives it a warm and traditional look.
Making it from pine, and painting it
a color of your choice, lends a
more casual appearance as
shown in photo below.
Cradle with doll
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Doll Cradle

Here's a project that really rocks--both functionally and in the eyes of the lucky recipient. Besides that, you'll find this project a pure joy to build with its simple joinery and full-size patterns included for forming the gently curved profiles on parts. And whether you make it with cherry or pine, as we did, children will find its 6 1/2 pounds easy to tote from place to place.

As a convenience to allow you to view this free woodworking plan before downloading it, we now offer a page-by-page review. If you like the plan, you'll find a Click here for a free downloadable plan link on the last page of the plan. The downloadable plan will have larger, easier to view illustrations than the online preview.

Continued on page 2:  Shape the Parts



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