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2x4 and 2x6 Bunk Bed

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Project by JSB posted 11-30-2014 10:36 AM 7365 views 10 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We have the possibility of family staying for the holidays so furnishing the spare bedroom became priority number one. First up was a bed. To gain another sleeping space we went with a bunk bed. It’s a clean 2×4 and 2×6 design with no screw heads showing on the outside. Total materials cost was about $135. Take that Ikea!

I also made a video of the build for those who are interested:
http://jayscustomcreations.com/2014/11/build-a-bunk-bed/

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com





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Nick Ferry

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#1 posted 11-30-2014 10:38 AM

Very cool build Jay, I like it!

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JSB

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#2 posted 11-30-2014 10:39 AM

Thanks Nick. I appreciate it.

-- Jay - http://www.jayscustomcreations.com

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geekwoodworker

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#3 posted 11-30-2014 12:25 PM

Nice beds jay. My kind of project to use spruce lumber. Your videos are very well done also.

Keep up the great work.

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gsimon

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#4 posted 11-30-2014 02:15 PM

love it! – i made a set out of sheer necessity years ago when my kids were little
It wasn’t as nice as this one but did the trick

-- Greg Simon

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fuigb

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#5 posted 11-30-2014 02:24 PM

Go Wings!

-- - Crud. Go tell your mother that I need a Band-aid.

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#6 posted 11-30-2014 05:33 PM

“DIBS on the top bunk!”

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#7 posted 11-30-2014 08:38 PM

Very nice job

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#8 posted 11-30-2014 09:27 PM

Well done nice video

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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twoblacklabs

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#9 posted 12-01-2014 01:32 AM

Nicely done.

-- If You Haven't Got the Time to Do It Right, When Will You Find the Time to Do It Over?

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Patrick's work shop

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#10 posted 12-01-2014 04:44 AM

great work and awesome looking bed

-- Patrick's work shop

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Tim Royal

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#11 posted 12-01-2014 05:06 AM

Well thought out, always enjoy your videos

-- -Tim Royal -"Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real." -Thomas Merton

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Tim Royal

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#12 posted 12-01-2014 05:09 AM

Well thought out, always enjoy your videos

-- -Tim Royal -"Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real." -Thomas Merton

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#13 posted 12-01-2014 07:05 AM

IKEA is only ’’allegedly’’ cheap! They will never beat DIY.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Richard

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#14 posted 12-01-2014 05:58 PM

Nice design on this bunk bed , looks like it will be very strong and last for years. Ikea may sometimes be Cheaper in price than DIY but it is also usually Cheaper in Quality.

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ohwoodeye

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#15 posted 12-02-2014 07:53 PM

Thanks for posting. I really enjoyed the video….quick and to the point but not leaving out any important details.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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