A drill press is an essential woodworking tool for building a baby crib. The holes within the rails must line up perfectly or you will have problems getting a structurally sound, non-wobbly baby crib frame. With a template, drilling holes with a cordless or corded drill is possible. Just make sure you have unlimited time […]
Category: Baby Cribs Plans
When you are building a baby crib from scratch, you want it to be perfect. And that’s where the first problem comes in. If you’ve ever sorted through the boards at Home Depot or Lowes, you know how difficult it can be to find the “perfect” one. Too many knots, too much warping, too unattractive—and […]
Article: How do I Make a White Crib Look Baby Boy-ish? Painting “unattractive” wood can be a real money-saver for new parents on a budget. These are good suggestions for anyone who chooses to build a painted baby crib and then isn’t sure to integrate the color into the nursery.
Picking the best wood for your baby crib can be downright mind-boggling. Do you want a hardwood or a softwood? Hardwoods are generally more stable, but softwoods are generally easier to work with. Do you want an expensive wood or an inexpensive wood? Expensive woods are usually more attractive and more “limited edition”, but inexpensive […]
Who builds baby cribs? The baby cribs you find in Walmart are generally made by large assembly lines in China. Have you seen all the recall notices lately? These companies want your money and don’t always care about stepping over the little ones to get it. The hobbyist woodworker, on the other hand, is likely […]
While style and functionality are genuine concerns when selecting a baby crib plan, the primary deciding factor must be safety. Saving a few dollars for a less expensive woodworking plan is not worth the potential injury to your child. Here are some factors to consider when selecting a baby crib plan:
You’ve made an excellent decision in wanting to build a baby crib. Not only is it likely to be safer and of higher quality than a crib made in China, it is also a personal expression of love. But where to start? The good news is that baby cribs plans are drawn like any other […]