House Themed Loft Bed

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Project by nuzzo posted 11-14-2009 02:41 AM 8288 views 23 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this bed for my daughter. I promised I would build her a loft bed since I built my youngest son a castle bed a few years ago. Took me a couple months to complete. Boy do I hate painting…and sanding.

Posted a lot of extra pics here. I know I enjoy seeing pictures of the progress of projects so I figured I’d post what I had.


After initial sanding. Couldn’t resist reassembling the bed after sanding.

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#1 posted 11-14-2009 02:48 AM

Fantastic! I’ve been thinking of doing something similar for my kids (a boy and a girl) so they could each have something special in their rooms. Would you mind sharing your sketchup model as a starting point for my own modifications?

-- Woodworking is easy as 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510...

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#2 posted 11-14-2009 02:55 AM

Very, Very nice work! I know what you mean about painting, and there is alot of it on this project. One question, how in god’s name did you get it up to her room?! lol Thanks for the post, you do great work.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#3 posted 11-14-2009 04:20 AM

Love the pink. Now it’s time for a trip to the toy store to load up on “Barbie” and all her accessories. The shelves look like they’d make a great doll house.

-- Beth, Oklahoma, Rambling Road Designs

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#4 posted 11-14-2009 04:41 AM

Very cool bed amazing

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 11-14-2009 06:33 AM

Wow, that’s pretty cool. Your the coolest dad ever!

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#6 posted 11-14-2009 06:35 AM

Are you going to post the bed you made for your son? I am interested in seeing it.

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#7 posted 11-14-2009 06:36 AM

Nice looking bed, you have a lot of pink going on.

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#8 posted 11-14-2009 06:55 AM

Nice design…...well done. Showed it to my 11 year old daughter and she thought it was cool…..but to pink for her.

Same as Sam… of the castle bed would be neat.

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#9 posted 11-14-2009 02:39 PM

Awesome! Congratulations! Excellent job! My 7 year old daughter saw the bed and wants one for her. Guess I have to do in in SolidWorks.

-- Uwe

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#10 posted 11-14-2009 03:21 PM

By far, the best loft bed for a little girl that I have ever seen. Bravo. May she never out grow it, and may your grand daughter use it well!

-- Steven

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#11 posted 11-14-2009 03:40 PM

Really Cool!!! My daughter is 16 now but, she would have absolutely loved a bed like that when she was younger. I’m sure your daughter is very appreciative of you efforts. Awesome job!

-- Mike - Woodworking rookie from NC

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#12 posted 11-14-2009 08:31 PM

how awesome! I saw it and immediately thought of my 3 yr old niece. :) Great work!

-- Beka/Becky - aspiring jill of all trades, still learning to not read the directions.

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#13 posted 11-14-2009 09:24 PM

COOOOOOL. That’s one lucky girl you got there.

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

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#14 posted 11-14-2009 09:58 PM

This is very cool!

-- Jess

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#15 posted 11-15-2009 05:01 AM

I’m in trouble now. My daughter was sitting next to me when she noticed this project. You have done a fantastic job, keep it up. I now have a new task to do.

-- Skillet, Louisiana

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