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Greene Style Bed 2

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Project by Valete posted 08-01-2016 01:51 PM 1655 views 18 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second bed that I built using Greene & Greene style inspiration. This project has been crafted using some ideas found in internet and some ideas that I had into my mind. The wood is Arana Cedar (Brazilian Wood) and finished with varnish.

This Sketchup project…

...and the final product:





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exterminate

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#1 posted 08-01-2016 03:29 PM

Beautiful job!

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#2 posted 08-01-2016 03:30 PM

beautiful, G&G is def top of my list of styles.

-- John Gray

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#3 posted 08-01-2016 09:10 PM

Great project and came out looking out standing!
Got to love the G&G

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#4 posted 08-01-2016 11:05 PM

big g&g fan one of my favorite furniture styles also,you did a great job on this one.you might check out darrel pearts work,hes a master of g&g and was a great help when i did my wall table,he might comment if he’s lurking out there.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#5 posted 08-01-2016 11:13 PM

Nice job of capturing the essence of the G&G Gamble House bed.

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#6 posted 08-01-2016 11:44 PM

That’s a beautiful G&G bed! I like your footboard better that the original’s!

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

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#7 posted 08-02-2016 10:46 AM

I like this design very much and it certainly turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#8 posted 08-02-2016 02:35 PM

looks great

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#9 posted 08-02-2016 09:51 PM

Very nice. Great interpretation of the G&G style. How did you connect the side rails to the headboard and footboard?

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#10 posted 08-02-2016 10:13 PM



Very nice. Great interpretation of the G&G style. How did you connect the side rails to the headboard and footboard?

- ztifpatrick


Hi
Thanks for comments. I used a bed hardware fasteners like this one: http://www.rockler.com/heavy-duty-wrought-steel-bed-rail-fasteners-4-pack-select-size

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#11 posted 08-03-2016 08:32 AM

Love G&G great work. Beautiful bed.

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

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#12 posted 08-03-2016 04:34 PM

Love the G&G style. Nice combination of G&G elements and your own style.

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#13 posted 08-06-2016 10:19 AM

Are the joints pegged mortise and tenon?

-- Dale

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#14 posted 08-07-2016 12:25 PM



Are the joints pegged mortise and tenon?

- dalepage


They aren’t. The pegs are just decorative.

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#15 posted 08-09-2016 07:49 PM

One of my favorite.

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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