“Baby Antique Cradle Glider PLANS
Build this delightful antique design baby glider cradle out of oak or a similar hardwood. The PLANS include scaled paste up templates and patterns including joinery profiles. This glider cradle will enhance any nursery and delight all that admire it. You can use flat slats or spindles for the sides. The plans detail both options.
Cradles like this one sell for $1000 or more. Build a family Heirloom for a fraction of the cost that will be cherished and handed down from generation to generation.
The PLANS feature:
Paste Up templates
Full Joinery Details
Dimensions for a standard 36 by 2 by 18 cradle mattress pad
Solid wood construction recommended in Maple, Ash or Cherry
Simple design using a table saw and jig saw, a router is also helpful
Spindle and Slat details
The craftsman who builds this cradle will gain skills in fundamental joinery as well as working with curved flat surfaces.
The finished cradle is approximately 42″ long by 34″ high by 22″ wide
Project Skill Level: Intermediate