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Slaybed, Victorian Ash (Tasmanian Oak)

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Project by boilermaker3831 posted 01-25-2017 01:52 PM 510 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bed was made from locally cut Victorian Ash hardwood timber located in Gippsland, Victoria Australia.

The sides were made from 12’ x 2’ reclaimed finger joined laminated beams, curved ends from 3/16th 5 ply, the top and rails & slats 1.1/4” Vic Ash,
It is held together by Allen key flat head T locking bolts, and can be disassembled for transport.
It was finished with cedar oil to bring out the grain and natural finish

approximately 50 days work over nine months around 250 hrs





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#1 posted 01-25-2017 03:44 PM

very nice

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#2 posted 01-25-2017 05:49 PM

Ambitious project! Welcome to LJs!

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#3 posted 01-25-2017 05:52 PM

Love it

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#4 posted 01-25-2017 06:14 PM

This is so beautiful; you did a wonderful job on this piece.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#5 posted 01-25-2017 09:37 PM

I like the look of sleigh beds and the choice of materials in this one makes it very beautiful!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#6 posted 01-25-2017 10:35 PM

very nice work looks beautiful.welcome to lumber jocks.

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

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#7 posted 01-26-2017 12:22 AM

Welcome to LJ’s.
Great project and a wonderful result.
I love that timber, and use it whenever I can, although it is getting a bit on the scarce side over here.
Thanks for sharing this with us.

Happy Australia Day.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#8 posted 01-26-2017 01:00 PM

I would like to thank you all for the welcome to L J’s and the nice comments.
But after having a look at some of your work projects, I can only say there is a lot of love gone into producing work like that and they are truly unique individual pieces.
Boilermaker3831

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