cherry bed

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Project by Kate posted 05-14-2009 02:19 PM 1793 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The bed is made of cherry. I loved the sapwood contrast, so took advantage of it in the headboard.

-- Kate,

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#1 posted 05-14-2009 02:29 PM

An interesting design and beautiful wood! Your craftmanship shows well! I like it!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#2 posted 05-14-2009 02:38 PM

very nice work, Kate!
I love the wood.

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#3 posted 05-14-2009 03:03 PM


I, too, really like the use of heart wood and sap wood contrasts.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 05-14-2009 04:09 PM

looks great, I love the warm look of cherry. and that pattern in the headboard looks gorgeous.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#5 posted 05-14-2009 04:40 PM

Beautiful bed.

-- Junji Sugita from Japan,

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#6 posted 05-14-2009 05:26 PM

Good Job Kate looks super

-- wood crafting & classes

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#7 posted 05-14-2009 10:21 PM

Ditto to all the above. fantastic color and grain,

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#8 posted 05-14-2009 10:29 PM

I love the head board contrast in colour sweet


-- cut it saw it scrap it SKPE: ANDREW.CARTER69

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#9 posted 05-14-2009 10:32 PM

Looks awesome! What did you use to join the rail to the post? I see it in the 4th pic but I can’t figure it out!

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