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Walnut Murphy Bed | With Hidden Desk

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Project by Chris Davis posted 12-21-2015 01:59 PM 712 views 5 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Murphy Desk Bed that was built using Walnut. The project we completed in December 2015. The large desk folds up onto the face for storage.
More on this version can be found: Walnut Murphy bed with Desk.

The customer wanted a little darker color then just the natural Walnut so we stained it a Dark Walnut stain from Minwax. The staining did a great job of evening out the natural color variations in walnut. I also made a toner using 1 part brown dye and 75 parts thinner to shade the very contrasted color differences that may have been present on some of the wood.

The matching Bar Height Desk
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Dutchy

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#1 posted 12-21-2015 02:37 PM

GREAT!

-- My englisch is bad but how is your dutch?

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#2 posted 12-21-2015 02:39 PM

It’s very creative and you did a nice job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 12-21-2015 11:17 PM

Thanks guys.

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