sons bed

  • Advertise with us
Project by chevyman137 posted 1725 days ago 1338 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i made this bed for my son, who is quit a large fellow. it is all out of pine 2×10’s, 2×4’s, 1×10’s and 1×8’s. there is no fancy joinery, just screws with with wooden plugs hiding them. the drawers are 16” wide by 3’ deep so there is plenty of storage. it has 3/4’ plywood decking, so there is no sag. this had to be built in shop, partialy disassembled, carried in then reassembled. the color is gunstock with 5 coats of poly.

projects coming up are jewelry boxes out of walnut, maple and cedar and those definetly are way more time consuming it seems than the big items and a whole lot more headscratching goes on with the smaller stuff.

-- kevin from ne alabama: please lets keep the digits where they belong

4 comments so far

View woodworm's profile


14124 posts in 2217 days

#1 posted 1725 days ago

Great project nicely done.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

View Beginningwoodworker's profile


13337 posts in 2299 days

#2 posted 1725 days ago

Nice bed!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

View a1Jim's profile


112010 posts in 2203 days

#3 posted 1725 days ago

Looks good Chev

-- Custom furniture

View OhValleyWoodandWool's profile


969 posts in 1747 days

#4 posted 1725 days ago

Nice project

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase