Jarrah King size bed frame

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Project by Jeff2008 posted 08-02-2016 01:14 PM 1521 views 10 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Jarrah king size bed frame I made for myself. The two centre panels are a desert timber called Beef Wood.

Most of the Joints are mortise and tenon. The finish is Wattyl spray lacquer.

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#1 posted 08-02-2016 01:19 PM

very attractive! I have some beefwood pen blanks, but it is much prettier ‘in the flat’ like you used here. Good job! Did you follow plans or just come up with the plan yourself?

-- One good turn deserves another!

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#2 posted 08-02-2016 01:42 PM

Thanks. Nearly all my projects I draw up myself. But I am an avid reader and I am stealing ideas from everywhere. I am not much of a designer.

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#3 posted 08-02-2016 02:22 PM

nice work

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#4 posted 08-02-2016 02:45 PM

Whatdya know? That wood does kinda look like a fresh cut of beef! Lol. Very nice work.

-- Pete

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#5 posted 08-02-2016 09:15 PM

OMG what a monster! do you have hydraulic jacks under it to move it?
Thats gotta weight a ton!! next time I am in Albany I should drop by and see if I can “find” all this Jarrah lying around in the forrest.

You have got to be the envy of Wokalup everybody must know you,...and how big is that planer you have!!

Thats one impressive Shed I must say !!

Enjoy your nice bed.

-- Regards Rob

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#6 posted 08-02-2016 10:55 PM

Thanks Rob, my planer is a combination planer thicknesser. It’s a Fielder 410 with an electric rise and fall table.

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#7 posted 08-02-2016 11:33 PM

That’s a great looking bed And I like the open panel look—makes the bed look more airy, and a little lighter on its feet!

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

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#8 posted 08-03-2016 08:18 AM

Looks great, Well done

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

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#9 posted 08-03-2016 01:15 PM

Very nice!

-- Chris K

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