This cradle was inspired by one in the now defunct Home Furniture magazine (issue 11).
(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 like metal).

The wood is curly maple obtained from the fine folks at

Important saftey note: Read the Crib and Cradle FAQ if you are thinking of building a crib or cradle.

Related images: Click here to see other things Russ has cast!