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Black Mission Murphy Wall Bed

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Project by Chris Davis posted 11-28-2008 02:36 PM 3586 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my Mission style Murphy beds that was completed in both August and November 11, 2008. It is both of those dates because I ruined the finish on it the first time. The customer wanted me to use a Polyshade from Minwax. I explained that I only use oil base but could match that polyshade color that wanted. They had their mind set on polyshade so I gave in. After finishing it, with the blotching and color variations, I called the customer and told them I couldn’t send it out and would rebuild it and match the color with oil based stain.

That left me with a nice bed with an ugly finish. I put it on my website at a discount as a paint grade. I sold It to a customer that wanted it in black. It worked out fine. I’m happy, I got a customer with the color that wanted and another customer with a very good deal.

Here is the picture of the second one that I matched to color to:
cherry finish mission wall bed/

Putting the face together:
Putting the face together.

As always you can see what I’m building live from my web sit www.wwbeds.com:
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Bureaucrat

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#1 posted 11-29-2008 04:40 AM

Thanks for posting. I have always wanted to put a Murphy bed in the room I use for my “den” but the room is just too small. Anyway, looks like quality craftsmanship and integrity are alive and well. Good job!

-- Gary

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#2 posted 11-29-2008 04:47 AM

Wow nice job I like it

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#3 posted 11-29-2008 06:47 AM

Wow it looks great. Thanks for posting!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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