Bullock Murphy Bed

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Project by Chris Davis posted 1767 days ago 2019 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Bullock murphy wall bed that was completed in September 2009. This bed is our most popular style Murphy wall bed. It features a solid maple raised panel front section. This is designed to resemble eight doors on a cabinet. The finish is a Dark Walnut stain from Minwax. It has a standard crown and a base molding made from 5 1/2” crown (a little modification).

Here are some of the recorded raw videos of the build
Clear Re-rip
Cut Rip Clear's bed
Face holes
Clear's Inner frame
Clear center section
Clear's Header
Base molding

Here are some building pictures:

Raw doors for the bullock

Sanding crown

Building the inner frame

Ready for final assembly

Verticals ready for final assembly

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#1 posted 1767 days ago

Another cool bed

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1767 days ago

A very 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 †

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#3 posted 1766 days ago

We’ve had our Murphy Bed for a number of years. I always appreciated the beauty and the detail of its cabinet and its wing shelving/drawer units.

But … as I started playing around with wood, myself, I got a much deeper understanding of how intricate a project like this really is, and just how much time, talent, patience, and attention to detail really went into creating it.

So … bravo to you!

-- -- Neil

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Ben Kahmann

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#4 posted 1765 days ago

Very nice sir love it!

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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#5 posted 1762 days ago

Awesome bed. Did you make the bed side rails from the solid maple maple also?

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#6 posted 1762 days ago

Great Lookin bed

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#7 posted 1762 days ago

No the side rails are plywood. They can’t be anything but plywood because of the stress.

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