Baby Boys Bassinet

Curbside Designs
by Curbside Designs
11 Materials
20 Hours

The idea of building my baby boys bassinet felt like a perfect way for me to welcome him into our lives. I used a variety of timber - Oregon, Merbu, Cypress pine, and Victorian Ash all of which I salvaged from worksite skips, and hard rubbish collection piles.

*I must apologise in advance as during the building process I forgot to take a few photos

a) the gluing up process of both end panels and the base board.

b) the installation of side railings.

Selected timber for bassinet base.

Some rippings of Victorian Ash from worksite (soon to be bassinet balustrade).

Victorian Ash balustrades dressed and ready to be cut.

*On the right of this photo is a length of Cypress pine.

Ripped, cut, and dressed Cypress pine legs and Oregon base board.

Fitting end panels to base board and setting height of bassinet.

Install and glue railings.

Balustrades fixed in position with glue and dowels.

Varnish applied before fixed to legs.

Bassinet attached to legs.

Rock your baby to sleep :)

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  • Elizabeth Elizabeth on Jul 15, 2019

    How did you do the legs of the bassinet and can you tell me the dimensions?

  • Ren18023924 Ren18023924 on Nov 29, 2020

    This is beautiful! Do you have plans that you could share?

  • Jge85193467 Jge85193467 on Jun 27, 2023

    This is so beautiful can I have a copy of build please thank you

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