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Princess Daybed for Daughter #9: Project Complete!

08-11-2018 04:09 PM by JohnMcClure | 2 comments »

After the last entry, we took some time to weigh our options. We decided to keep the bed for now; if I make a smaller, regular-style bed in the future, we’ll sell this one if possible. My mom is making some bumper cushions to fill in the gap around the mattress. All we needed were the ball finials, and touchup paint. But the ball finials needed a transition piece – wouldn’t look right screwed into end grain. So I made these: And realized they looked so good, the ball finial was unnecessary! I doweled them on to the posts, we finished painting, and the project is complete. There is not a single piece of metal in the entire thing. Mortise and tenon ...

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