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Bunk Beds: XL Twin over Queen; Cherry and Walnut #10: Sanding stack, rail ledgers and rail hardware mortises

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Blog entry by Lee Barker posted 01-04-2012 12:28 AM 1111 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 9: Part stacking again. Part 10 of Bunk Beds: XL Twin over Queen; Cherry and Walnut series Part 11: Help arrives! And those big ol' chamfers where the mattress corner is »

This is all the parts except…..the 16 legs and the upper bunk ends where the ladder goes:

I designed and added the rail ledgers seen here:

Here some of the legs have been mortised to accept the hooks from the rail half of the hardware:

That was done with the 1/4” bit on the hollow chisel mortiser.

Then the sanding…......................................................

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"



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Terry Ferguson

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#1 posted 01-04-2012 12:52 AM

Lookin very good. A lot of work.
Anticipating the finish and completed project.

-- Terry Ferguson, Bend Oregon

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