Loft Bed

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Blog series by HighRockWoodworking updated 02-26-2011 05:20 PM 2 parts 5176 reads 4 comments total

Part 1: Headboard and Footboard Construction

08-30-2010 10:23 PM by HighRockWoodworking | 0 comments »

My daughter is now two and a half and my wife and I have another on the way so…. time to move the little one out of the crib, the only problem is that she doesn’t like the toddler bed that was passed down to her because she is afraid of falling out of it….so what do I, well I am building her a loft bed that is 4’ off the ground, makes sense right? Yea, I thought so too. I decided on a loft bed after seeing a few with play areas built under them, and decided tha...

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Part 2: Finally finished the loft bed for my daughter!

02-26-2011 05:20 PM by HighRockWoodworking | 4 comments »

Well after way to long working on this bed I finally finished it and my daughter loves it. It probably would have been much simpler to just use smaller posts instead of glueing the three 2×6’s together and then cutting them down or to not have ripped all of the 2x material down so that…well they didn’t look like 2x material but I am really happy with the results. With the head and foot boards mortised, glued, and lagged together they are really strong. I notched ...

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