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Project by ChuckNorris posted 1718 days ago 1011 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughters both received some overpriced dolls for their birthdays and asked me to build a bed for each. I told them I would but didn’t give a time frame (that usually means it will be a year or more). My wife began looking at purchasing furniture for the dolls. I bumped these beds to a priority 1 when my wife told me how much she would need to spend to purchase the beds. If anyone’s looking to make a million bucks, start building doll furniture!
Anyway, I was able to use wood from around my shop for 80 percent of the beds and my wife made the mattress and pillows. Total cost was less than $15 per bed and the girls are happier than they would have been with the $100+ each beds.

-- Brent (Table saws worry about kickback from Chuck Norris)





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Innovator

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#1 posted 1718 days ago

Its important for their dolls to have a nice place to sleep.

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

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DavidFisher

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#2 posted 1718 days ago

More than $100 for a doll bed? I hope it makes itself after the doll wakes up.

Your version looks great. It’s good to see your girls are getting involved in the process too.

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Jeff

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#3 posted 1718 days ago

These look great! I have made about 8-10 beds for people, all from scrap.

-- - In the end, everything will be okay. If it isn't okay, it isn't the end yet.

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bigbuddha

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#4 posted 1718 days ago

Wonderful project with some happy customers :) (who also helped!!)

-- helen

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wooddude

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#5 posted 1717 days ago

The beds look great. My girls have been asking me to make some also. I better get to it before they move on to something else. It’s great that your girls were part of the build. Makes it special. Good job!

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