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Changing table – update

So, a photo from around the end of the last stage. I’ve cut round the taps – this proved to be awkward to cover later, but I’m not sure anything else would have been better. I might revisit this – … Continue reading

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Project 2: Change table

For a while I’ve been thinking about how I’d fit a change table in. I live in a small flat, so there’s not really space to fit a dedicated, permeant 6 foot table in. I’ve toyed with the idea of … Continue reading

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The bouncer – construction

OK, I should have written this a couple of weeks back, but I was too busy making it to post. I really needed to hit the deadline for the London Playground party for the bouncer debut. So without further ado, … Continue reading

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The bouncer – photos

OK, as promised in the last post – photos. First, a quick pic of the materials so far. Lower right is actual baby bouncer I purchased – just the harness section is shown here. Moving clockwise we have the climbers … Continue reading

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The bouncer – opps, I haven’t been posting

OK, a quick update, I keep meaning to give a fuller update and not getting to it. I now have a whole pile of items for this project – I’ll get a photo up shortly. I stumbled upon an actual … Continue reading

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Another bouncer

Today I bring you not news of my own bouncer but photos and details of another bouncer, many thanks to Baby Robin. It’s always interesting you see details of other similar projects, theres often a lot to learn. It pays to … Continue reading

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The bouncer – item update

A few days ago I randomly found a better option for one of my component parts. I’m swapping out the idea of using a cargo sling for a rock climbing nylon webbing sling. They’re rated at higher loads and are … Continue reading

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‘The bouncer’ – Gathering Materials

Having got an idea of the design we’d like, lets get looking at what we’re making it from! We don’t need a full list just yet, there’s always room for changes as we proceed but we might discover something to … Continue reading

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‘Door’ bouncer – design thoughts

Now, although I don’t want to do a fancy ‘design brief’ and make this all formal, it’s always good to get the basic requirements and thoughts down before you start work. Now, obviously a diagram is helpful – on some … Continue reading

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Project 1: ‘Door’ Bouncer

Basic concept is a bouncer, as shown below, but sized for adults. Obviously, there’s a slight issue with a 6 foot baby having any sort of decent amount of bounce in a standard doorway. Ignoring this small detail, the doorway … Continue reading

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