Wife's new bed

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Project by Alan Hart posted 03-01-2015 02:25 AM 1135 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this bed for my wife as a Valentine’s Day gift. The headboard is 1×4’s I got at the lumberyard. Stained them gray and polyed them. The bed frame is made from the beams of the old grainery we had on the farm here. My guess is they are about 200 years, my great-great grandpa and great grandpa hand hewn them. I painted the frame to cover up the sharp ax marks and make sure it didn’t pull the threads of the sheets. She loves it.

-- Al Hart

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#1 posted 03-01-2015 04:44 AM

I hope she lets you visit.

Nice bed

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

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#2 posted 03-01-2015 12:53 PM

The over sized nature of the headboard acts like an art piece on the wall too – cool idea
Nice story behind the wood too

-- Greg Simon

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#3 posted 07-05-2015 04:56 AM

Nice build, love the headboard.

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC.

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#4 posted 07-05-2015 04:37 PM

That’s very creative and looks nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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