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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.) ----
Jul 30, 2009
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#1 posted 07-30-2009 07:04 PM
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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#2 posted 07-30-2009 07:58 PM
Looks great! Where did you get the plan?Do you have pictures with it set up as the captains bed?
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#3 posted 07-30-2009 08:17 PM
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.
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#4 posted 07-30-2009 08:21 PM
Nice design! Are the 3 vertical drawers removable? Cute baby. He will be in kindergarten soon.
-- Simon, Danville, IL
#5 posted 07-30-2009 08:24 PM
Lucky for me, he was willing to test-drive while I was finishing the changing table!
#6 posted 07-30-2009 08:26 PM
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!!!
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#7 posted 07-30-2009 08:43 PM
Great job, on making his Crib & making your son.
-- Dennis Zongker
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#8 posted 08-02-2009 01:03 AM
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#9 posted 08-02-2009 04:11 AM
This is a great crib combo unit
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#10 posted 07-04-2011 08:50 AM
Nice work! How many hours did it take? Sweet! It doubles as a bed later! Thank you both for sharing.
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