Bed with a slightly different design

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Project by Attila posted 1765 days ago 2826 views 12 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife asked me to change the old mattress and bed frame in our future child’s room. It is built from construction lumber again, in a little bit different design than the earlier one. My next project is going to be a round crib for my little girl. I’ll take any advice for that project with welcome.


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#1 posted 1765 days ago

Only peice of advice I can give is sleep indoors. The bed looks great out on the lawn but you might want to move it inside if you don’t want critters bunking with you. LOL

Looks great to me. I Love the look of funiture with massive pieces of wood.

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

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#2 posted 1765 days ago

I like it, big and solid looking, yet the rounded corners soften enough to make it flow! As mentioned above why do you make her sleep outside?

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 1765 days ago

wow that bed looks great and heavy duty too.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1765 days ago

It looks great! Massive but with gentle edging. Good work, love the grain!

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

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#5 posted 1765 days ago

Love the bed. The imperfections in the lines give it a cool log cabin kinda style. I was going to ask how the neighbors felt about you sleeping on the lawn but I see someone beat me to it.

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#6 posted 1765 days ago

That bed looks awesome and bombproof! I’m building beds out of dimensional lumber myself. May I ask what size wood you used?

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#7 posted 1765 days ago

Great looking bed and very nice design !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#8 posted 1765 days ago


I used 2×10 and 2×12


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#9 posted 1765 days ago

looks great, well done

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#10 posted 1765 days ago

Nice looking bed.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#12 posted 1765 days ago

Well…....that should hold up to almost anything! The only suggestion for the crib, use small timbers! lol.
Great job.

-- John @

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#13 posted 1765 days ago

Nice heavy duty bed. Should hold up great when it gets turned into a trampoline

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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#14 posted 1730 days ago

great looking bed. I would not want to have it with the way my wife move furniture around(I move she directs).

-- hardwood, South Carolina,

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#15 posted 1639 days ago

great looking bed… now all you have to do is build a room around it… reminds me of Toy Soldiers when they moved the Dean’s office into the courtyard… lol

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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