Storage Bed w/Lower Bookcase

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Project by Chris Davis posted 03-20-2015 08:14 PM 1221 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve built a few of these Storage Platform beds, but most of the time I put pull out bins under the headboard. The bins have a lot of storage space but not always real practical. This time I put shelves for extra book storage.

Actually I built two. One was queen the other was full. One had 11 drawers for a pedestal, the other had 6 with doors on one side.

both are finished in black lacquer.

I finished these in February 2015

Building Pictures
building the headboard
adding lower bookcase
Drawer pedestal

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#1 posted 03-21-2015 03:01 AM

Very nice.

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#2 posted 03-21-2015 04:46 PM

Thanks Matt.

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#3 posted 03-22-2015 12:44 PM

This has some serious storage. Gr8 build. Is your finish sprayed on or brushed? Thnx in advance.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 03-22-2015 01:40 PM

Very nice. I would need a step stool to get in bed. :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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