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Project by dvhart posted 1598 days ago 22042 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I spent the past several Saturdays building this simple cherry bed with a friend of mine, Vernon, for his 4 year-old son. It’s a solid cherry frame with veneer panels. It was my first attempt using tenons, and my first bed. He took it home to finish it in his dust free garage :-) with 3 coats of poly. His son loves his new bed.

Vernon has a blog post with some more detail: http://vernon.mauery.com/content/woodworking/nathans_big_boy_bed

-- Darren





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Bradford

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#1 posted 1594 days ago

Do the panels float and move with the linear movement? Very interesting build.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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dvhart

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#2 posted 1594 days ago

The panels are plywood and all their edges go with the grain, so expansion shouldn’t be an issue regardless (as I understand it anyway). I believe a few inches of the larger panel is glued, but mostly they float.

-- Darren

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