There is no limit to ideas when one knows how to be creative with them. Harry, a maintenance engineer from Cambridgeshire, wanted to make something unique for their unborn child and decided to recycle an old whiskey barrel to make a day time sleeper cot for the baby.
There is no boundary to creativity. If one wants, they can carve out jewel even from the trash. These words aptly fit on this soon-to-be new dad who has built for his unborn child his very own bespoke sleeper cot.
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Harry Newman, 25, and his partner Kayleigh Arber, 26, are expecting their first child this November, and like many excited parents have been busy getting things ready for the new arrival.
While most dads get busy shopping for nappies, clothes, and toys. Harry decided to be more creative and decided to recycle an old whiskey barrel in the most ideal way possible.
Harry, a maintenance engineer from Cambridgeshire, told LADbible: "After finding out we were going to have our first child I decided I wanted to hand make something rather than just buying a standard item off the shelf.
"I trawled the internet for inspiration on a cool alternative to traditional baby furniture and found something similar to this.
"All my life, I have been hands on. I have learnt many skills and have been inspired by my dad and I'll be passing them all on to my children in the future.
"Other ideas I had at the time for the barrel project was a toybox with a hinged lid or even a nice planter for out the front of the house but I decided on a day time sleeper cot for the baby.
"With everything going on at the time, I needed something to enjoy and take my mind away from daily life and this fitted the bill perfectly."
The couple plan to use the sleeper cot during the day and also hope it'll have 'a good spot in the photo album' as their child grows up.
Harry continued: "The project from start to finish took around 50 hours, mainly after work and weekends at the time. The majority of the work was sanding and prepping.
"The barrel itself is made from 1" oak so with a good saw and blade, cutting was no issue. Lining out the inside with material took around 5-6 hours and a few attempts to get how I wanted it.