This "step" indulges my vanity and pride in my work. I made the animation using a series of `xfig` drawings to visualize what I wanted before I had started or even bought anything. The video shows me operating the finished crib.Update 12 Nov 2008:MAKE
has accepted a 500-word article about this project! Look for it in Vol. 17, February 2009.Update 29 Nov 2008:
I received a check from O'Reilly for the article!Update 12 Dec 2008:
MAKE's photo editor is coming on Monday to do a shoot.Update 25 Feb 2009:MAKE 17
is available online! My article
will be on page 37; available on newsstands 10 March.Update 1 Apr 2009:
I've received e-mails
from a couple of people who adapted my design to their own needs. That's a really great feeling!