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White Wash Murphy bed

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Project by Chris Davis posted 06-12-2015 10:36 PM 954 views 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Murphy Wall bed that I built using Maple wood and finishing it with a white wash. Normally I finish it in a Whitewash or Pickling stain. The problem with that is it is very thick and has a fast drying time. Since it starts drying it is real hard to get a non-streaky finish.

This one the finish is in the top coat. I mixed a wash coat (a very thin finish) with a white lacquer. A little white lacquer, a little clear lacquer and thinner. I sprayed several thin coat to keep it from streaking.

This face version is what I call the Contempo Murphy bed. I added only one bookcase with this one. I completed it in January 2015.

For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. See what we are doing live:
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#1 posted 06-13-2015 06:00 PM

Fun.

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