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Project by Benji Reyes posted 01-02-2010 07:55 AM 9342 views 30 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In 2006, I was commissioned by a friend to design a bed wherein he would build his room around it. The headboard is sculpted from Tindalo while the bedposts are hand carved from century old Molave posts reclaimed from a demolished house same as all woods I use in creating all my designs. The inlay on the sides are of ebony. Its home is a 44th floor penthouse in Makati, Philippines and its location is a witness to Manila Bay’s spectacular sunsets!

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts





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#1 posted 01-02-2010 08:03 AM

Beautiful! Very creative! Worthy of a penthouse location.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#2 posted 01-02-2010 08:14 AM

Fantistic!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#3 posted 01-02-2010 08:26 AM

Sweet!!!!!!!!

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#4 posted 01-02-2010 09:20 AM

Looks nice. Can I assume you changed your mind after you took the third picture and rounded the headboard off. Or is this two different beds?

-- You always have tomorrow to stop procrastinating.

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Benji Reyes

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#5 posted 01-02-2010 10:14 AM

I did round off the headboard and so with its ends.

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts

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#6 posted 01-02-2010 10:48 AM

You are an artist. Thank you for sharing your creation.

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Chips

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#7 posted 01-02-2010 03:53 PM

I really like seeing creative designs. Good job. Thanks for posting.

-- Make every day the best day of your life. Chips, Mississippi

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#8 posted 01-02-2010 04:00 PM

I’m speechless again. How do you describe your work, Benji? It is certainly more than furniture!

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#9 posted 01-02-2010 04:04 PM

Benji, Your design and craftsmanship is truly a beautiful expression of your art form. Great piece!

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#10 posted 01-02-2010 04:16 PM

Really very creative and imaginative design.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Benji Reyes

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#11 posted 01-02-2010 05:31 PM

@ Nailbanger 2. I call my works functional sculptures. Thanks for your comments fellow LJs.

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts

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#12 posted 01-02-2010 06:59 PM

Wow Benji This is gorgeous! everything you build is super unique ….I love it

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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#13 posted 01-02-2010 09:52 PM

Wild and wonderful a really cool design another unique one of a kind Benji design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#14 posted 01-03-2010 01:45 AM

waaauuuv cool design

Dennis

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#15 posted 01-03-2010 04:13 AM

Wow! Beautiful! Great job!

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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