Modern platform bed

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Project by Viktor posted 11-03-2015 08:45 AM 1799 views 9 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Platform style queen-size bed made of sapele (Entandrophragma cylindricum) and finished with Danish oil and wax. Naturally lustrous, deep, and richly colored wood balanced by simple and clean geometric forms. Dimensions are 209×153×30 (platform) x 110 (headboard) cm.
Thank you for looking.

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#1 posted 11-03-2015 10:27 AM

simple and amazing! I love it, well done.

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#2 posted 11-03-2015 04:01 PM

How is the headboard panel joined to the headboard frame?

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#3 posted 11-03-2015 04:13 PM

It is joined with floating tenons. I think 5 on each side. I glued middle ones and left periferal to move to allow for panel expansion and contraction.

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#4 posted 11-03-2015 06:09 PM

What is the mattress support? Plywood?

That’s a good looking headboard.

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#5 posted 11-03-2015 06:13 PM

Yes, its Baltic birch plywood and 2 maple beams across.

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#6 posted 11-03-2015 06:17 PM

very nice!

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#7 posted 11-03-2015 06:36 PM

Looks great. Simple lines.

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#8 posted 11-03-2015 06:47 PM

Good work

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#9 posted 11-04-2015 12:31 AM

That selection of wood was very nice.
Good job.

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#10 posted 11-04-2015 09:49 AM

Great job, I love working with sapele. I made a bridal chest for Blondie with that wood. enjoy!

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#11 posted 11-04-2015 04:09 PM

Nice Clean lines well done

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#12 posted 11-04-2015 11:04 PM

That is a beautiful piece of work! I love the design. So simple and elegant.

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