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Project by Chris Davis posted 1883 days ago 9413 views 15 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bed that was built in March 2005. I went to the same customer my last posted project went to (see Desk Captain's bed). Instead of the desk at the foot this one we added a bookcase. I also switched out the lower drawer unit for a pull out trundle.

Here is a building picture:
Building the footboard back

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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Abbott

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#1 posted 1883 days ago

That looks real nice Chris.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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stefang

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#2 posted 1883 days ago

Just what a kid would like. Good work Chris.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Loucarb

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#3 posted 1883 days ago

Very nice. I like that pull out trundle.

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darryl

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#4 posted 1883 days ago

that’s a similar design to what my wife wants me to build for our girls.
I like the added trundle.

nice work.

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#5 posted 1883 days ago

Awesome!

-- Doug, Reed City, Michigan

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#6 posted 1883 days ago

Cool bed Chris

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David65

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#7 posted 1882 days ago

Now that’s a captains bed mine is just a beginers that’s what I would like to get the plans for any idea where I could get them?

-- David '65

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Chris Davis

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#8 posted 1881 days ago

David, I don’t use plans. You could take most bookcase plans and modify it a little on the footboard. I’ll try to find my note and send them to you. Unfortunately I built this before my current system of keeping my notes organized, so finding them may be a problem.

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David65

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#9 posted 1881 days ago

Thank you the peace I admire the most is the false face trundle bed.

-- David '65

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Chris Davis

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#10 posted 1881 days ago

Here is my notes for the footboard that I found. I also have the trunder that you were intrested in. This again is instructions for myself and my employees, so they may not be totally understandable. I’ll try to break it down in a blog sometime. If you have questions just ask.

This first picture I couldnot get it to scan right. I’ll see if I can replace it.
Footboard
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Page 3

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