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Project by ToGoMan posted 1847 days ago 9469 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this for my son about 4 years ago.

It is now a Captain’s Bed and separate dresser for him as a pre-schooler.

-- ToGoMan ------ "No ONE of us knows as much as ALL of us." (anon.) ----





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Don K.

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#1 posted 1847 days ago

ToGoMan,
Turned out GREAT…something to be proud of…bet it is passed down from child to child for generations. Bot I bet you are more proud of what is “IN” the bed than the bed its self. He is cute.

By the way…I see you have been a member for about a month…but this is your first post…so welcome to LumberJocks !!!!

-- Don S.E. OK

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Jamie

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#2 posted 1847 days ago

Looks great! Where did you get the plan?
Do you have pictures with it set up as the captains bed?

-- "Preach the gospel always. If necessary use words" -St Francis of Assisi

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ToGoMan

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#3 posted 1847 days ago

Hi Jamie,

I got the plans at Woodzone. I modified them for bottom drawer placement.

I also added the changing table on my own quick design to match the crib slats.

For the captain’s bed, I simply removed the crib slats and drawers for a larger base and placed his mattress on top.

Tom

-- ToGoMan ------ "No ONE of us knows as much as ALL of us." (anon.) ----

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SimonSKL

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#4 posted 1847 days ago

Nice design! Are the 3 vertical drawers removable? Cute baby. He will be in kindergarten soon.

-- Simon, Danville, IL

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ToGoMan

101 posts in 1868 days


#5 posted 1847 days ago

Thanks, Don.

Lucky for me, he was willing to test-drive while I was finishing the changing table!

Tom

-- ToGoMan ------ "No ONE of us knows as much as ALL of us." (anon.) ----

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ToGoMan

101 posts in 1868 days


#6 posted 1847 days ago

Hi Simon,

Yes. The drawers are a separate unit and they can be removed to make the base large enough for a toddler-size mattress.

HE gets to move this monster when he outgrows it!!!

Tom

-- ToGoMan ------ "No ONE of us knows as much as ALL of us." (anon.) ----

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Dennis Zongker

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#7 posted 1847 days ago

Great job, on making his Crib & making your son.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 1844 days ago

Nice work.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 1844 days ago

This is a great crib combo unit

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dubsaloon

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#10 posted 1143 days ago

Nice work! How many hours did it take? Sweet! It doubles as a bed later! Thank you both for sharing.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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