Bed with a slightly different design

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Project by Attila posted 10-26-2009 09:44 PM 3178 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 10-26-2009 09:57 PM

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 10-26-2009 10:20 PM

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 10-26-2009 10:28 PM

wow that bed looks great and heavy duty too.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 10-26-2009 10:35 PM

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 10-26-2009 10:39 PM

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 10-26-2009 11:02 PM

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 10-26-2009 11:08 PM

Great looking bed and very nice design !!

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#8 posted 10-27-2009 12:47 AM


I used 2×10 and 2×12


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#9 posted 10-27-2009 01:25 AM

looks great, well done

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#10 posted 10-27-2009 01:31 AM

Nice looking bed.

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#11 posted 10-27-2009 03:33 AM


-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#12 posted 10-27-2009 04:16 AM

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 10-27-2009 06:15 AM

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

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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#14 posted 11-30-2009 09:21 PM

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 03-02-2010 09:20 AM

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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