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Project by jburklow posted 07-23-2016 01:49 PM 2015 views 12 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest project is a platform bed and nightstands. It is a king size bed with three drawers on each side. The drawers are under mount, full extension and go almost to the middle so they provide a large amount of storage. The build is fairly standard large mortise and tenon joints on the headboard and footboard as they are quite heavy. The nightstands are a combination of dominos and the sides are attached to the front and back panels with dadoes. The platform is basically two twin size boxes put together. I will try to get a picture with just the platform and drawers if anyone is interested. The major components are all quarter-sawn white oak with my own finish recipe / technique. I have posted the complete technique I use on some of my other projects if you are interested. I welcome any questions or comment.

thanks for taking the time to view my project!
Jeff
https://jeffscustomfurniture.com

-- Jeff Lemont, IL. https://jeffscustomfurniture.com





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observer100

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#1 posted 07-23-2016 01:59 PM

Jeff I like the look of these pieces! Just right.

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#2 posted 07-23-2016 02:09 PM

Well done looks great

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

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#3 posted 07-23-2016 02:41 PM

Totally awesome. The arched doors are a real eye catching feature and your stain/finish is great.

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#4 posted 07-23-2016 07:21 PM

This is a very attractive bedroom set. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#5 posted 07-23-2016 09:43 PM

Jeff, it is all wonderful, but it was the nightstands that really caught my eye. I need to add negative spaces to my work. Thanks for sharing.

-- Art

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#6 posted 07-23-2016 11:19 PM

agreed – these are really well done!

-- Greg Simon

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#7 posted 07-23-2016 11:40 PM

very nice

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#8 posted 07-24-2016 07:33 AM

Great design, wonderful execution. Very nice.

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#9 posted 07-24-2016 12:44 PM

Nice, very nice!
I like the platform/pull-out drawer design.

-- Doug...

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#10 posted 07-24-2016 01:58 PM

very nice clean build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#11 posted 07-24-2016 05:30 PM

Beautiful!

-- Cindy in Seattle, http://visionationwoodworking.com

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#12 posted 07-25-2016 01:05 AM

That’s a great looking A&C bedroom set! I like the tapered legs, and really like the design of the nightstands—very impressive!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#13 posted 07-25-2016 03:04 PM

nice work

-- Love the smell of snow in the morning.

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granite

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#14 posted 07-25-2016 05:04 PM

I really like the nightstands too, Great Job!

-- "If the women don't find you handsome, they should at least find you handy." Red Green

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