Daybed | Rustic Scroll | Custom

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Project by Chris Davis posted 07-06-2015 10:40 PM 1331 views 5 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Daybed that I’ve built a few times. This one I put an iron scroll pattern in the center of the headboard. I have put anything from a cross to a Bunking Bronco.

It is built from Pine wood the pine on the center panels are a tongue and groove product that is about 5/16” thick. I finished this in April 2015.

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Cutting the mortise and tenon

Headboard being glued up

Sides being glued up
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#1 posted 07-06-2015 10:50 PM

Nicely done.

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#2 posted 07-07-2015 12:07 AM

That’s very cool. Gr8 for any extra bedroom or kids room

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#3 posted 07-07-2015 09:50 AM

It looks very ’’royal’’. Outstanding project.

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#4 posted 07-07-2015 01:59 PM

Beautiful bed.

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#5 posted 07-07-2015 05:30 PM

Very nice, definitely adding this one to my favorites file.

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#6 posted 07-07-2015 08:43 PM

great looking bed

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#7 posted 07-08-2015 07:46 AM

Can you share how you have achived this finish?


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#8 posted 07-08-2015 09:21 PM

The finished look is incredible, hard to believe it is pine. May I ask what product you used to get such a lovely, even finish? It doesn’t appear to have any blotching in the photos. Great design and excellent execution.

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#9 posted 07-08-2015 09:27 PM

I can’t remember the exact finish. That was a color match we did for the custom. I usually orbital sand to 120 grit and the spray my Minwax oil base stain on with a cheap gravity feed gun. Wipe the finish off fairly quickly. My top coat is pre-cut lacquer.

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