Modified Euro Murphy Wall Bed

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Project by Chris Davis posted 09-25-2007 04:04 PM 2907 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a custom Murphy Wall bed that was completed on 09-18-2007. It started with the Euro style that I usually build a lot of. It was order in the horizontal direction instead of the common vertical unit.

The customer wanted to add a few decorative blocks to compliment the long leg of the Euro style.
I had a problem communicating with her about exactly where to place these blocks. After a few emails, I told the customer to log on to my web site and go to the “Current Projects page. There I have a live video feed of our shop. I turned the camera to her almost completed bed and proceeded with some different layout possibilities until we got what she wanted. I put the recorded video in my BLOG, “Interactive Design.

This was another project that the customer mailed me a sample to match the stain. It was a very dark color where I ending up using a dye. The finish turned our great.

Here is the video with me helping the customer

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#1 posted 09-25-2007 04:27 PM

Looks like another winner Chris. A nice looking bed.

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#2 posted 09-25-2007 05:54 PM

Great idea Chris. Using a video feed to talk to the customer. You should have put them on a speaker phone connection so we could hear both sides of the conversation.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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Thos. Angle

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#3 posted 09-25-2007 06:12 PM

Good technique and good customer relations. That;s the way to work. Nothing we like better than happy customers. Good job, Chris.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#4 posted 09-25-2007 11:13 PM

Beautiful bed, you should have a very satisfied customer.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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Chris Davis

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#5 posted 09-26-2007 01:09 PM

Karson, I thought about that later. My phone did have a speaker phone on it. That would have made it easier for me.

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