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Project by Dwayne Sneed posted 1682 days ago 1627 views 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bed contained three firsts for me: first attempt at bent lamination, first time to spray a water based urethane, and the first grandchild. I am pretty darn proud the way all three came out. The bed is constructed of solid ash and David Marks would have been proud of some of the jigs that were used in its construction (ha). The bed is convertible so that it can serve her for a long time. Our Baby O joined us July 2, 2008, and her bed was actually ready for her homecoming (and Kent that was NOT a dig, well maybe). My son and his wife are already talking about the next one and what type of bed they should have. PePaw will be ready.

-- Dwayne Sneed – Pursuing the passion.





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Kent Shepherd

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#1 posted 1682 days ago

Nice bed Dwayne

And her bed will be ready in time. She may just be sleeping in wet paint!
Daily the family asks—”Are you finished yet” (insert screaming and hairpulling now)

I’ll go to work now
Kent

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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patron

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#2 posted 1682 days ago

dwayne ,

all three look great !

the design for the bed is the best i have seen ,

very well done .

congratulations !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Puupaja

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#3 posted 1682 days ago

Hi Dwayne,

Really nice bed, I am sure you get many orders from you son´s family

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 1682 days ago

Nice loooking, bed.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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mreza

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#5 posted 1682 days ago

Very nice. I have one of these in my list to be built

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RKW

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#6 posted 1682 days ago

Looks great Dwayne, keep them coming.

-- RKWoods

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lew

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#7 posted 1682 days ago

Beautiful job, Dwayne.

The complementary lamination really look great!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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degoose

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#8 posted 1682 days ago

That is darn purdy.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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MOJOE

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#9 posted 1682 days ago

Dwayne…really nice work, especially the bent front rail. I just finished a crib about a week ago for our second. As many told me, it appears that your heirloom is in no danger of a recall!

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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hunter71

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#10 posted 1681 days ago

I am sure Pa-pa’s bed won’t be recalled. Great job, one she will cherish for her kids.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Dwayne Sneed

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#11 posted 1680 days ago

Thank you all for your comments.

-- Dwayne Sneed – Pursuing the passion.

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Billp

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#12 posted 1679 days ago

Good job gramps that’s one sweet looking crib and a beautiful grandchild.

-- Billp

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RexMcKinnon

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#13 posted 1679 days ago

congrats on the new addition and the beautiful project.

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

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mjpierson

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#14 posted 1679 days ago

wow – really like the bend top rails….especially the front…

-- Mike - Columbus, Ohio

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a1Jim

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#15 posted 1679 days ago

Wonderful bed Dwayne a great build and design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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