Curly Maple Bed

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Project by Sleepinginatree posted 01-21-2017 02:20 AM 2306 views 9 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Curly Maple bed one of a kind! It is a queen size bed and probably has over 200 hours in it.The guy I made this for originally wanted cherry and curly maple but once we milled the maple and saw how curly it was I told him this has to be all maple.He provided all the wood he had air dried it for many years in a barn !!!!

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#1 posted 01-21-2017 03:30 AM

That is one Beautiful bed!

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#2 posted 01-21-2017 04:45 AM

Fantastic wood, beautiful bed.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#3 posted 01-21-2017 04:52 AM

Beautiful wood. Looks like a great build.

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#4 posted 01-21-2017 10:19 AM

You have done a beautiful piece of work on this bed. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 01-21-2017 11:35 AM

Nice work on the bed and love the beautiful curly maple.

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#6 posted 01-21-2017 02:18 PM

beautiful bed

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#7 posted 01-21-2017 02:36 PM

welcome to LJs ENJOY!
That’s one fine looking bed,nice work.

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#8 posted 01-21-2017 03:59 PM

Beautiful design, amazing wood.

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#9 posted 01-21-2017 06:02 PM

Thanks to all who commented !!!

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#10 posted 01-22-2017 12:25 AM

Well done. Nice work and good for you to steer your client in the right direction after recognizing what you had for material.

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#11 posted 01-22-2017 01:45 AM

Beautiful wood and a AWESOME job

-- Thom CT.

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#12 posted 01-22-2017 02:16 AM

Nice selection of wood. Beautiful piece.

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#13 posted 01-22-2017 12:42 PM

The maple has a lot of character and looks great on the bed.

-- dshute, Warsaw, New York

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#14 posted 01-22-2017 11:15 PM

good call on the maple – excellent job

-- Greg Simon

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#15 posted 01-23-2017 02:54 AM

That’s a great looking bed—and the figure in that maple is just beautiful!

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

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