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Heritage Cradle Kit (No. KW666M)

Heritage Cradle KitProject KW666M

An Early-American Classic!

Small, light and sturdy, this Heritage Cradle is an early-American classic. Featuring rounded edges and corners, handholds that make it easy to move around and a hood to keep drafts and glare out, the cradle rocks freely with the touch of a toe, but the recurved rockers make it almost impossible to tip. Its easy to see why the design has been popular since the eighteenth century.

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Its also simple and inexpensive to build. The Heritage Cradle kit includes 16.32 board feet of hand-selected maple, plus a U-Bild plan to show you how to trace, cut and assemble. The cradle is built from just 14 pieces, and all of the curved cuts (including the optional designs on the hood apron and footboard) are traced from full-size patterns. Construction is simpletrace the pieces onto wood, cut everything out, sand and assemble using glue and dowels. Once the cradle is put together, apply finish of choice.

The completed cradle measures 33 inches long by 27 inches wide by 27 inches tall. Theres room for a 13- by 28-inch bassinet pad inside, or a simple mattress can be made for a more custom fit.

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Kit Includes:

  • 16.32 board feet of first-quality, hand-selected Pennsylvania maple
  • Easy-to-follow U-Bild plan

About U-Do Kits

  • 1 White (Intermediate) Kits 
    • Require the woodworker to be able to read the plans and to transfer images and dimensions from the plan to the lumber. The wood has been planed and all glued panels are completed unless over 14 inches. If panel required is over 14 inches, one glue seam will be required. The woodworker needs to be able to do some cutting, jointing, assembling and finishing. White Kits do not require planing. White Kits supply all of the needed hand-selected dimensioned lumber, but woodworking knowledge and tools will be useful to complete the project successfully.
      • Kit Contains - U-Bild plan, all wood including first-quality, hand-elected Pennsylvania hardwood, plywood, dowels, luan, other wood as specified on kit label. Lumber has been ripped, planed and dimensioned to the parts in the plan. Some cutting is required.
      • Intermediate Skill Level - You may need to possess knowledge of: joints including  miter - dove tail  biscuit  dowel  mortise and tenon - tongue and groove  dado as well as other. You will be required to do some detail cuts, sanding, routering, drilling and finishing.
      • Recommended Tools - Although all kits do not require all tools, White Kit builders should have the availability of a jig saw or coping saw, hand drill or drill press, router and bits, sanders, assortment of hand held power tools, assortment of carpenter hand tools.
      • Accessories - Fasteners, glue, hinges and other hardware ARE NOT INCLUDED in the base kit.
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