Marquetry Crib

60" x 34" x ". Walnut, White Oak, Redheart, Assorted Veneer.

I designed and built this traditional style crib for my niece Josephine. It features two large push-to-open storage drawers, adjustable mattress height, knockdown construction, and a reversible center panel.

The major feature of this piece is the marquetry panel, made of over 180 individually cut and fit wood veneer pieces to create a jungle scene with five animals. This walnut framed panel also reverses to match the headboard's wainscoting.

The crib converts into a toddler bed by replacing the sides with bed support rails and is also easily disassemlbed into four pieces for easy storage and transportation.

Mortise and tenon joinery make this crib rock solid while being built to slat-gap and rail height standards for safety. Making this crib a piece to cherish for a lifetime.

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