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Blog series by Kent Shepherd updated 04-01-2010 10:22 PM 3 parts 7541 reads 17 comments total

Part 1: Grandaughter's Bed

01-09-2010 07:07 PM by Kent Shepherd | 7 comments »

Last week I posted this project. At that time I promised a blog—Here it is’m never quite sure how far to take something like this. There are so many skill levels here on LJs. Your input is always welcome. If I leave out a step that’s important to you, tell me. Some of what I show might be very elementary for you. If so, just ignore it. I’m used to it. My family does that all the time. Hopefully, I’ll share something that may...

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Part 2: Preparing The Parts

01-13-2010 09:17 PM by Kent Shepherd | 5 comments »

As you can easily see, there are a lot of parts to this bed. As shown in the first of the series, I had to glue up quite a few pieces before I really got into anything that resembled a bed. Now I want you to see the pieces, and how some of them are prepped. So far, the order doesn’t make a lot of difference, and to be honest, I’m not sure I even remember what order I did some of this. Each part of each section obviously must be made before the section is assembled. Again, keep in ...

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Part 3: More Parts

04-01-2010 10:22 PM by Kent Shepherd | 5 comments »

It’s been a while since I posted anything on the day bed I built for my grandaughter. I kinda got sidetracked with other things. Thought I would share some more of the parts used in the bed. This is how I did the routing on the legs. The legs themselves are self-explanatory. Basically, I glued up two pieces to create the thickness I needed. Of course, thicker lumber would obviously work, but I already had 3/4” stock, so it made more sense to use it. Sometimes you can do the glue-u...

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