Bed frame

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Project by ic3ss posted 05-01-2016 09:52 PM 1336 views 9 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just completed building a bed frame using plans from the Wood Whisperer, this was one of Marc’s recent projects and it came at exactly the right time for me as I was looking for inspiration for a design. I downloaded the plans and just went for it. I just got it done today and it came out really great. I just bought a Festool Domino DF-500 and this was the perfect project to break it in with. I counted a total of 50 dominos went into both headboard and footboard. That means I cut exactly 100 domino mortises in the span of about two hours, including measuring and locating my alignment marks. I’ve never been able to do floating tenons this fast before, I love this thing!

Made from Cherry and Jatoba.

Have a great day.


-- "I am endeavoring, ma'am, to construct a mnemonic memory circuit using stone knives and bear skins."

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#1 posted 05-02-2016 12:41 AM

Very nicely done.

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#2 posted 05-02-2016 01:18 AM

That’s a great looking bed.

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#3 posted 05-02-2016 01:40 PM

This is a very nice looking bed and beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 05-02-2016 04:17 PM

This project from the Wood Whisperer is also on my To-Do List. Really nice to see someone else has successfully made it. I can only hope mine looks as good as yours. Beautiful!

-- Dennis in Kenmore, WA -- So much wood, so little time.

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#5 posted 05-02-2016 06:59 PM

Awesome. That’s a great way to justify your wife’s a Festool Domino. :)

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