Murphy Wall Bed (Ross/Moussa) | Custom

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Project by Chris Davis posted 09-24-2009 01:34 PM 4287 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This version of my Ross Murphy bed, completed on September 23, 2009, has a few changes from my normal version. The first off you notice the doors. A display area was left at the top and not covered with a door. The customer also requested that I double the thickness of the Murphy verticals and put a forty-five degree chamber on the outside edge. I did the same with the bookcases.

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#1 posted 09-24-2009 03:40 PM

Absolutely elegant! Your craftsmanship is outstanding!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#2 posted 09-24-2009 03:47 PM

Very nice Murphy bed Chris. I particularly like the open display area at the top and the pullout shelves. Good job.

I built a Murphy bed for our guest room a few years ago. I’ll post pictures when I get a chance.

-- Jerry Boshear, Professional Kitchen Designer, amature woodworker.

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#3 posted 09-24-2009 04:19 PM

another beauty Chris.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#4 posted 09-24-2009 04:24 PM

Gorgeous build! Love the design and finish. Great photos as well.

-- 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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#5 posted 09-24-2009 04:28 PM

Bothus, I’d love to see pictures of yours. Send them or post them if you can.

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#6 posted 09-24-2009 10:12 PM

You keep making these you will get real good at it .
Regards Larry

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#7 posted 09-25-2009 05:48 AM

Another outstanding murphy bed

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#8 posted 09-25-2009 05:58 AM

Always Pro-

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