Juniper King bed frame

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Project by Teresa Mellon posted 02-24-2009 04:41 AM 7982 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Took me 4 months to build this king bed frame for my boyfriend. The entire bed is built with old growth juniper and the twisted juniper is local. I helped mill the 6×8 posts and 2×8 for the frame. It was a challenging, but fun project. I used Watco oil finish, but would have prefered a polycrilic finish.

-- Twisted T's Creations

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#1 posted 02-24-2009 04:47 AM

Excellent work!! Beautiful Natural Colors… Welcome to Lumber Jocks… I’m fairly new myself, its a great site!

-- Dave, North Dakota,

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#2 posted 02-24-2009 05:05 AM


How do you remove the bark on pieces so.. twisted..? What kind of finish did you use? What would you do differently “next time”..?


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#3 posted 02-24-2009 05:07 AM

Now that’s one beautiful bed. Sure wish I could swap you a pickup full of spalted oak for some twisted juniper. I would LOVE to play with some of that. Welcome to LbJ

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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#4 posted 02-24-2009 05:12 AM

I like it – period.


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#5 posted 02-24-2009 05:35 AM

Wow, those are fantastic! Really nice design. Great eye for wood selection and placement, very pleasing. Super sturdy too. Great projects! Love seeing them.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#6 posted 02-24-2009 08:50 AM

Wow , really impressive.
When You get more comfortable whit You computer , maybe You show as how You make such beautiful things.

Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking

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#7 posted 02-24-2009 03:09 PM

He’s a special guy, obviously.

-- Built in a Barn Bob

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#8 posted 02-24-2009 06:49 PM

Really! Lucky guy to have this…and you as well! Great project Twisty!

-- Bob Vila would be so proud of you!

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#9 posted 03-26-2009 03:47 AM

Just one thing, I am impressed.

-- I like to turn

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