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Murphy Wall Bed (Ross/Moussa)

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Project by Chris Davis posted 09-24-2009 01:34 PM 3344 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 coved with a door. The customer also requested that I double the thickness of the Murphy verticals and put a forty-five degree chamfer on the outside edge. I did the same with the bookcases.

Recorded video
Moussa bed cut rip
Moussa's murphy bed
Moussa's Verticals
More working on verticals
Moussa Header
Moussa's crown
wwbeds shop 09/17/09 09:57AM
Moussa Sanding
moussa Face Frame
Moussa's Bookcase
Center frame Moussa
Bookcase sanding
Bookcase Crown
Bookcase Base
Moussa's Fronts
Sanding fronts





For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. See what we are doing live:
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-- Watch live video from our shop. http://wwbeds.com/live.htm





8 comments so far

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Kindlingmaker

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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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Bothus

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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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RexMcKinnon

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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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blockhead

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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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Chris Davis

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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.

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://wwbeds.com/live.htm

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degoose

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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

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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a1Jim

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

Another outstanding murphy bed

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Todd A. Clippinger

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

Always Pro-

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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