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Project by Allen posted 05-08-2007 02:49 PM 1834 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not going to say much since I put this one in my blog.

Mostly plywood, primed and painted. The headboard is a bookshelf, the front bumper opens and makes a small toy box. The largest, in terms of physical size, project I’ve attempted to date.

-- We may never know who let the dogs out, but I'd bet anything PETA was involved.

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#1 posted 05-08-2007 02:53 PM

Allen, I bet it is hard to get you son out of bed! LOL. It turned out really nice and the bedding is a perfect match.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#2 posted 05-08-2007 03:15 PM

Beautiful job Allen
The paint job looks great too.

I,m pretty sure every kid would love to have a bed like that.

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#3 posted 05-08-2007 03:48 PM

Great job. Heck, I’ll bet my 20-year-old would like it.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 05-08-2007 04:06 PM

Cool bed! Really nice craftsmanship. The rear spoiler made into a bookshelf, clever. Maybe you need a #20 sticker (Tony Stewart?) on the side??

(My one claim to fame, I live in Columbus Indiana and so does Tony Stewart. I don’t watch NASCAR that much and I don’t know Tony at all. But I have been by his house once. I did see him in my place of employment a couple of times also.)

Great job on your son’s bed! Cool video of you son’s first look at his new bed!

Did you think this all up or was it a plan? Either way it is really good.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#5 posted 05-08-2007 05:56 PM

this is awesome!!!!! Very well done.

And your son’s response?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 05-08-2007 07:50 PM

His response can be seen here if you don’t mind a YouTube video.

-- We may never know who let the dogs out, but I'd bet anything PETA was involved.

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#7 posted 05-08-2007 08:56 PM


This is really a nice job and the kid says it all; “It’s neat !”.

I bet you could not be happier…

have a good day,


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#8 posted 05-08-2007 09:14 PM

that’s so sweet. I wondered how long it would take before he pretended to sleep.
It’s really, really neat!! :)
Thank you for sharing that special moment with us

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#9 posted 05-09-2007 03:08 PM

I watched the video, you sure made one happy little guy. Was he ever surprised. Good job on the bed. I’d like to do something like that for my 3 yo grandson. Thanks for the video it made my day. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 11-30-2007 08:28 PM

The bed looks very cool…the video is priceless!

-- Patrick, Chicago, IL

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#11 posted 12-03-2007 01:46 AM

Ah! Nice bed!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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