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Blog series by pdegreyt updated 07-26-2012 05:54 PM 4 parts 3819 reads 9 comments total

Part 1: Kids bed

07-09-2012 05:12 PM by pdegreyt | 3 comments »

This project has been undergoing some transformation since I went through the design process and will look very different from the concept picture here, my wife first wanted a lager lip on the side to put some storage on as seen in the picture. but has now decided to not have this lip/ storage on the side. Good this I have not started the construction yet or bought any wood, since that does alter the scope and budget of the project. got to love the wife( which I do) on Saturday I bought ...

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Part 2: router table

07-09-2012 03:33 PM by pdegreyt | 4 comments »

this is very basic, simple router table I am working on, I wanted something that would fit my needs without taking too much time up but still leaving room for improvement so I went with this design loosely based on a workbench I saw on woodworking for mere mortals. I have replaced the top since it wasn’t wide enough. I am thinking of getting a router table insert plate, when I have the money for one, for right now it works great.

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Part 3: Master bed project

07-17-2012 05:22 PM by pdegreyt | 1 comment »

After completing the kids bed I will be starting a new project which is similar to this bed. I will be changing somethings like making the post more ornate and putting my router to work by putting some roman ooges on the post caps. I am still thinking about adding some decorations to the foot board. I don’t know yet what that will be. I will post pictures as I move forward with the project

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Part 4: Colonial Bed

07-26-2012 05:54 PM by pdegreyt | 1 comment »

Started making my new project since I have completed the kids beds. I will be building a variation of a colonial bed found at the ubuild site. I done some work already like cutting the posts and the rails for the head and food board. For the panel I was going to use real wood panels but changed my mind when I cut the wood on my table saw, I guess I like my fingers more then I love the real wood panels. I will take suggestions though on how to this safer. in the mean time I will use ply wood ...

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