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Project by Chris Davis posted 11-18-2016 01:43 PM 6257 views 8 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a platform bed that I built with LOTS of drawers. It has a total of 18 drawers with a double door at the foot. I call this my Triple Tier Pedestal. These drawers are also deeper then most dressers. They are 18” compared to most dressers are usually about 14”.

We also added moldings to the drawer and door fronts and the side panels of the drawer unit. The finish is a white lacquer with a antiquing glaze.

Close up of the trim and finish
Drawer platform

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#1 posted 11-18-2016 01:50 PM

Looks fantastic and realy very well used space beneath.

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Chris Davis

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#2 posted 11-18-2016 02:00 PM

Thanks Ivan

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#3 posted 11-18-2016 02:37 PM

I can just imagine my children crawling under there and playing! Nicely done. There’s never too much storage space.

-- Pete

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#4 posted 11-18-2016 03:01 PM

Nice work as usual, how tall is this model, is it a king or a queen size bed

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#5 posted 11-18-2016 03:24 PM

Pete, I had something similar to that when I was a child and when I had to clean my room, everything went into the center.

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#6 posted 11-18-2016 03:25 PM

That is a king size and it is 25”h.

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#7 posted 11-18-2016 04:07 PM

very nice

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#8 posted 11-18-2016 05:25 PM

Wow! Looks great and the storage capacity is amazing. TNX for share.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#9 posted 11-18-2016 05:46 PM

ditto to the above,ive made a few beds similar but never with that many drawers.these beds are great when space is limited.great job.

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#10 posted 11-18-2016 07:52 PM

Chris – Very nice! You have given me the solution to closing in my new Sleep Number bed … not as many drawers of course. Question … I see in photo number two that you have your pedestal a substantial distance from the wall at the head. Why is this? In my house that space would be full of cats!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#11 posted 11-18-2016 08:07 PM

Ron, the space comes from how we made Waterbed pedestals many years ago. These drawer pedestals have have evolved from those. I haven’t been to quick to change it because it helps keep the cost down on shipping these, since they are not as long. I have had customers request it closed out because of that reason, dogs or cats.

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#12 posted 11-18-2016 08:15 PM

Thanks, Chris! Keeping things off the wall like this would be good for all the stuff that comes with a Sleep Number … would just have to enclose it with a door or access panel. Thanks for the reply … and again, GREAT JOB!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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#13 posted 11-18-2016 08:32 PM

But…...... How does it fold up on the wall? :>/
:)

Nice Build. Don’t need a dresser with all those drawers. Great space saver.

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#14 posted 11-18-2016 08:59 PM

It’s a nice practical bed.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 11-19-2016 04:15 AM

Wow, very impressive. Gets rid of the dresser and more room for other things?

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