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Project by Chris Davis posted 2121 days ago 7570 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Murphy bed that was ordered by a customer to commemorate the old Yankee stadium. It was completed on October 1, 2008. Notice the façade shown at the top when the bed is open. It is built to resemble five lockers. The middle three are non-working and attached to the bed. They come down with the bed when it is open. The other two are working bookcases. In these bookcases the customer chose to have a couple drawer and adjustable shelves.

The customer got the idea from a desk that I had built not long ago. The desk had the same Yankee façade at the top.
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Some more of our building pictures along with live video of our shop can be found on our Current Projects page at wwbeds.com.
Cutting the headboard
Working on the facade
building pictures of locker bed

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cobbler

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#1 posted 2121 days ago

Very creative! You did a great job, really unique.
I know the customer was pleased.
Thanks for posting.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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sIKE

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#2 posted 2121 days ago

Very nice, I love the idea of the lockers being bookshelves!

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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mtnwild

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#3 posted 2121 days ago

Nice job, always wanted to do this in my small bedrooms. Great idea for the kids?

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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TedM

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#4 posted 2120 days ago

Very cool! Love the locker idea!

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darryl

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#5 posted 2120 days ago

being a Red Sox fan, I’m not really sure I like the theme…
but the bed is really cool!
I like the idea.

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Icemizer

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#6 posted 2120 days ago

Very cool bed. Where did you get the hardware for it?

-- Say what you mean and mean what you say.

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Texasgaloot

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#7 posted 2120 days ago

That’s a great idea! How to get your son who wants to stay up rather than go to bed to be interested in crawling in! I love it!

-- There's no tool like an old tool...

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Chris Davis

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#8 posted 2119 days ago

I get it from create-a-bed. They sell to Rockler. I also can sell them. Either way it is $299 including shipping. Contact me if you need one. I have them in stock and ready to ship.
Here is what you get:
Murphy bed kit

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