Murphy Bed | Raised Panel Front | Custom

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Project by Chris Davis posted 10-26-2015 10:02 AM 1465 views 6 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Murphy bed that I completed in September 2015. This has a raised panel face, I call the Bullock. I added large 24” wide bookcases to the side with adjustable shelves on the top and door/drink tray on the bottom.

We matched the color to an existing panel. Here is the panel with our finished product:
color match

I used the Deluxe Murphy Bed kit the new leg. This eliminates the blocks/legs off the face.

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#1 posted 10-26-2015 05:32 PM

Very nice.
A real space saver.
Well done.

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#2 posted 11-06-2015 06:17 PM

Beautiful work!! I started a murphy bed several years ago but never got around to making it look nice, it functions but just looks like unfinished plywood.

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#3 posted 11-06-2015 06:23 PM

Thanks Steve. One quick way to dress it up is to add some trim to the face and some crown like I did on this Hudson Bay style that I build. You should give that a try.!hudson-bay/c7pv

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