Are you looking to make a special baby crip for a baby on the way? Or, do you have someone handy in your life that is wanting to gift you a handmade baby crib? What a neat way to do and have something special for the new arrival. I’ve rounded up some free baby crib woodworking plans that you can look at while considering the features that you’d love to have. And, if you’re looking to save money on items for baby, check out my evergrowing free baby stuff page.
Free Baby Crib Woodworking Plans
Lees Wood Projects has everything you’d need for assembling a baby cradle including the technical information like all of the parts that you’ll need as well as the patterns, cutting procedures and assembling. A baby will usually start off in a cradle and this is something you can pass down from generation to generation.
Ron Hazelton also puts out a really nice resource with thorough directions on how to a baby cradle for free. This map if you will offers videos on how to get this special project done and is a fabulous resource for someone who is more visual and wants to see each step in action. If you want to paint your cradle to match certain colors in the new baby’s room, this is a fantastic plan to go with as it’s pretty solid without spindles.
Shop Smith and Son offers this great, very detailed tutorial on how to make a swinging cradle, like the kind you think about from the Disney movies. So special, really. Head over to see that free baby cradle woodworking plan.
If you want to construct a wooden crib that stands the test of time, follow the advice that the How to Specialist lays out on doing just that. This plan as nice as the teacher will also describe ways to make sure the crib stands the test of time and is safe.
If you’re just getting ready to strap on your tool belt for the first, or second, maybe third time, check out this easy diy crib plan that has very few moving parts. It’s a great way to still make something handmade while ensuring it’s safe and special for your family.
The Rustic look is really in right now and if that’s the look you’re looking to have in the nursery, you may consider giving a rustic do it yourself crib a shot as well with these rustic baby crib woodworking plans as well.
If you have your eye on a land of nod baby crib you know that they’re pretty pricey. Why not try to make a crib by yourself with these free baby crib woodworking plans from The Design Confidential.
I Build It has put together a fantastic tutorial on how to build a baby crib along with some of the best pictures on how to do every step on his blog. Looking at pictures of a project being made, or a crib being built out of wood (in this example) is a fantastic way to learn exactly how to make something with your own hands.
If you’d rather work on making a bed that can grow with your child, making a 3-in-1 bed out of wood at home is the way to go and this is a fantastic plan to look at while doing so.
And, last of all if you just want to start at the very beginning, check out what tools you need, the amount of space you need to commit to constructing a wood crib at home and maybe even a budget to set, check out this Basic List of Crib Woodworking tools from Unique Baby Gear Ideas.
Let us know if you have other resources that you used or love for free baby crib woodworking plans.