Rockabye Baby

Building the cradle


August '02...

Being an eagled-eyed Dumpster Diver is a talent I learned from my Mom. Our house was full of antiques my Mom salvaged. You might say that she was a pioneer recycler.
One man's trash...

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The frame will bolt together.

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Drilling for the additional bolts.

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Welding the support legs.

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Welding the knees.

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Cutting the plates for the removable knees.

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Welding...

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One side frame complete.

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Second side frame complete.

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Prepositioning for test assembly.

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Perfect layout, perfect alignment. Nary a bullpin in sight.

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Screw jacks for the swivel pads.

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The "brownprint" for the swivel pads.

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Layout and cutting...

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Welding...

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Reaming holes in more parts...

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Swivel assembly...

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Finished, except for the padded plywood pads.

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Lifting lugs...


Next step, a brief "Interlude"...

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Most recent revision 02/09/02