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Blog series by BradHess updated 02-27-2010 12:26 AM 2 parts 1741 reads 4 comments total

Part 1: Started on the Bed for the bedroom set

02-26-2010 06:09 AM by BradHess | 4 comments »

So I got to spend a few hours in the workshop today and actually got quite a bit done on the bed. The headboard and foot board are being built out of 1/4 inch panels left over from re-sawing the drawer fronts. These panels are being mounted into a 1 1/2 inch frame and panel style. The center panel is going to be copper that was removed from my grandparents house when they had their roof replaced. The copper has some cool V shaped patina to it which should look pretty cool. I am going to...

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Part 2: Copper Paneling

02-27-2010 12:26 AM by BradHess | 0 comments »

So I spent sometime on my workshop last night cutting the copper panel for the bed to size and laminating it together. The copper was pretty banged up from being ripped off a roof, folded up and then transported 600 miles, so I had to spend a bit of time with a rubber mallet, deadbolt and hammer to flatten it out enough to use, but I am happy with the result. I found that starting in the center and working my way out in circles worked the best, however it curled the corners, so I would th...

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