King-Sized Bed Frame

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Project by DougMc posted 07-26-2014 10:19 PM 2425 views 6 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this bed frame in an attempt to match two separate styles of existing furniture. I used 8/4 mahogany for the headboard and footboard. 4/4 maple completes the hb/fb. I used 5/4 maple for the rails. The rails have large tenons that support the weight along with large bed bolts. There is a center support rail to support the slats. I used a wiping varnish to finish the whole piece.

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#1 posted 07-26-2014 11:34 PM

That’s neat.

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#2 posted 07-27-2014 02:15 AM

Nicely done.

I just finished a bed frame and headboard for a king-size as well. Working on pictures .

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#3 posted 07-27-2014 11:58 AM

Very nice. I like the contrasting woods.

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#4 posted 07-27-2014 07:09 PM

The wife wants me to build a king size frame also… gonna favorite this for later inspiration input

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#5 posted 07-28-2014 02:00 AM

Almost a shame to put a mattress on it!

Looks great.

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