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Project by footprints posted 1702 days ago 3100 views 37 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Some friends wanted a futon frame with an Asian influence. They enjoyed coming with me to choose the lumber and were shocked at the price!

The bed is made from curly maple, wenge and mahogany. Large dovetails at the corners prevent it from pulling apart. This detail is carried onto the end table top as well. It is finished with shellac and wax.

-- Ray, Phoenix, Maryland





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Routerisstillmyname

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#1 posted 1702 days ago

Classy indeed.

-- Router è ancora il mio nome.

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Jeff1987

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#2 posted 1702 days ago

Fantastic!

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mnorusis

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#3 posted 1702 days ago

beautiful…what finish did you use?

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Homers

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#4 posted 1702 days ago

Very nicely done. I like the clean lines and subtle curve.

-- Homers / Murphy, TX

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RexMcKinnon

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#5 posted 1702 days ago

Looks great

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

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footprints

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#6 posted 1702 days ago

Thanks all for the compliments. For mnorusis – it was finished with shellac and wax because I don’t expect it to receive hard service.

-- Ray, Phoenix, Maryland

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Mike Gager

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#7 posted 1702 days ago

wow thats nice, i really like the joinery

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Blake

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#8 posted 1702 days ago

This is great. Simple but so much detail. I really like the joinery. Excellent design.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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TomK

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#9 posted 1702 days ago

That is very nice. Great contrasts!

-- If you think healthcare is expensive now, wait until it's free! PJ O'Rourke

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 1702 days ago

Nice bedroom room suit.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Ger21

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#11 posted 1702 days ago

Nice and clean. Well done.

-- Gerry, http://home.comcast.net/~cncwoodworker/CNC_Woodworker.html

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Loogie

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#12 posted 1701 days ago

Nice execution of the mitered dovetails. I’ve never seen that done before. That whole set looks really nice!

-- Mark

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Brian Havens

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#13 posted 1701 days ago

Clean and elegant. I like the Asian influence and the dovetails

-- Brian Havens, Woodworker http://brianhavens.com

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Ken90712

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#14 posted 1701 days ago

Very nice and clean. I crack up when people want something made and I tell them how much the wood costs. They freak and reply I can buy it at the store cheaper, Yes, but it is not normally solid wood. Nice Job.

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

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KWDRIVER

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#15 posted 1701 days ago

Very Nice, I love the wood choices

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