Pine storage bed

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Project by Bevy posted 06-09-2009 03:06 AM 2146 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the bed I made for our master bedroom last summer. Pine was from the local HD and another store in town…I bought a new dovetail jig and watched some videos. I love the jig. I had not even used a router before this and it was really easy to make the drawers.

I used the dovetail jig for hanging the tongue and groove pine on the headboard and sliding dovetail joints…no nails or screws in the headboard.

I wanted it to match the tongue and groove pine on the walls that have been up for about 15 years.

Finished with stain and poly.

-- Bevy - NH

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#1 posted 06-09-2009 03:12 AM

Looks nice. May I ask which dovetail jig you have?

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#2 posted 06-09-2009 03:25 AM

Porter Cable model 4212…It will do half blind and through dovetails

-- Bevy - NH

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#3 posted 06-09-2009 03:30 AM

Excellent work!
I like the finish colour too!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 06-09-2009 03:50 AM

That’s a very functional bed! I like the color you chose as well.

-- Frank, Mississippi, Handcrafted wooden rings -

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#5 posted 06-09-2009 04:30 AM

that’s great looking bed frame.
I need to build a couple twin bed frames for my daughters. I’m thinking of using pine as well.

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#6 posted 06-09-2009 05:33 AM

Nice bed, looks like it matched:-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 06-09-2009 05:38 AM

Very sweet! Is it king or queen? I am looking to basically do the same with king. What size did you make the drawers? And one last question do you still have the plans? I would be very grateful to any insight you might be able to share.

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#8 posted 06-09-2009 03:46 PM

looks great plus all those cool drawers.

-- Custom furniture

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