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Project by BanjoBen posted 12-10-2015 03:35 PM 599 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The bed was based on a plan my wife found on Shanty-2-Chic, but modified a bit. In particular, I added brackets that allow mine to be disassembled, instead of assembling the rails with screws.

For the nightstands, I couldn’t find any plans to suit what I was looking for, so I made up my own. As usual, there are a number of things I would do differently if I had it to do over, but my wife was happy with them, so that’s what counts! Both of these were built before I equipped my shop with a table saw, so a lot of the design decisions were based on what I could do with standard dimensional lumber and plywood. Both are sprayed with a Sherwin Williams Pro Classic paint.





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#1 posted 12-10-2015 11:44 PM

Very nice, I really like the bed. Yours came out looking a lot nicer than the Shanty chic one.

-- Gary

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#2 posted 12-11-2015 03:03 AM

Ha! Thanks. I have to say, I wasn’t a fan of their final product either, but I looked at the plan and the basic design seemed reasonable. Also, the paint helps cover a multitude of woodworking sins. :)

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