Mission Style Bed

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Project by Dave Durham posted 04-27-2009 05:05 AM 2322 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK, I finally finished my new bed. This was the end of Phase 1 of my new Master Bedroom project. You can see pictures of the design and build here:

Hope you like it. Thanks for your time.

-- Dave Durham - California - see me at

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#1 posted 04-27-2009 06:51 AM

Hi Dave

Very impressive thus far. You do some beautiful work Buddy! Enjoy looking at your work. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#2 posted 04-27-2009 07:07 AM

Nice work! I’m going to go back to your blog sometime to learn from it. Thanks.

-- Scott - Houston, Texas

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#3 posted 04-27-2009 07:50 AM

Hey Dave
a Project you’ll have to sleep on. Looks super. another winner.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 04-27-2009 09:02 AM

Tom thank you, Scott thank you, Jim…very punny.

-- Dave Durham - California - see me at

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#5 posted 04-27-2009 06:13 PM

Either you used a fisheye lens or that rooms is really lopsided!

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#6 posted 04-28-2009 05:53 AM

Nice Dave – like all the detail in the blog entries. You turned this around rather quickly. Think I have installed that same ceiling fan myself somewhere along the line. like the wall color too.

-- Mike - Columbus, Ohio

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#7 posted 05-01-2009 06:46 AM

Thanks. I finished it faster than I originally intended, but not so fast that I didn’t enjoy it. Got to use the 10.5mm while shooting it – tricky with the flash.

NOT lopsided! :-P

-- Dave Durham - California - see me at

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#8 posted 02-18-2010 04:22 PM

Nice mission style bed.

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#9 posted 02-18-2010 04:52 PM

I’m piecing together our master bedroom, too. One nightstand down. One to go. Oak mirror frame completed, if not finished. Tall dresser still to be built.

But … my wife wants a bed, and … we both love the look of yours. Absolutely great!!!

Did you … by any chance … do a dimensioned drawing for it, or anything similar, that you might be willing to share??

It look stunning. Really nice job!!


-- -- Neil

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#10 posted 03-14-2010 10:34 AM

I was asked to make a drawing package for the creation of this bed. I have finished it and am making it available free to anyone who wants it. Click here for link info:

Link to LumberJocks Blog and Drawing Package

Thanks for your time,

-- Dave Durham - California - see me at

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#11 posted 03-14-2010 07:40 PM

I’d like to take a moment to THANK Dave for creating what is certainly the most detailed, ‘digestible,’ and best presented set of DIY plans that I’VE ever seen.

It looks like a big project, but … I may yet just have to tackle it.

But … seriously … I think y’all should take the little time (and bandwidth) required, and just pull down a copy of these plans for yourselves.

There’s a side business, for Dave, here, if he wants it.

Thanks, again!

-- -- Neil

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