This cradle was inspired by one in the now defunct Home Furniture magazine
(Home Furniture was a spin off from Fine Woodworking.)
This can rock on the floor or in its stand.
The cradle can be locked while in the stand to stop it from
rocking. Russ carved this piece and had it cast in gun metal (bronze
The wood is curly maple obtained from the fine folks at
Important saftey note:
Read the Crib and Cradle
if you are thinking of building a crib or cradle.
to see other things Russ has cast!