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Project by cremar posted 08-01-2009 12:34 AM 2490 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a bed I just finished. I borrowed some ideas from SimonSKL and DrRum (thanks guys). The legs are made of four 1” red oak laminated together and the rails are 1” red oak. 3/4” oak plywood was used for the panel. I used Bartley Gel Stain Warm Cherry and finished with wipe on poly.





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#1 posted 08-01-2009 01:58 AM

Looks great Cremar! My mother-in-law was just asking me the other day about making them a headboard. This looks real close to what they want. Thanks for posting!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#2 posted 08-01-2009 02:21 AM

Thanks Brad! I just had my 5 year old give it the “jump up and down” test and it passed. I guess it’s good to go.

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#3 posted 08-01-2009 04:36 AM

Well done and super wood

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#4 posted 08-01-2009 03:40 PM

Nicely built bed!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 08-01-2009 03:48 PM

Nice looking bed.

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#6 posted 08-02-2009 03:19 AM

Thats a nice looking bed.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#7 posted 08-02-2009 08:17 PM

Nice work, I like to finish choice.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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