This cot is designed to be useful for as many years as possible and become a family heirloom.
There are 3 significant phases:
Infant Mode: The bed surface is raised for easy access during all those late nights
Baby Mode: The bed surface drops down, this phase usually lasts a couple of years
Toddler Mode: One side of the fence is removed, creating a toddler bed or small couch
Materials: Mild steel structure & hardwood
Finish: Oil based sealant & powder-coated mild steel