Sherry's Grand Bed

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Project by llewel posted 03-01-2017 06:37 PM 1269 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been promising my wife her “Grand Bed” for a number of years and after umpteen different plans and changes to those plans I finally got it done. I drew the plan in Sketchup of which i am a fan. It has a headboard that is 6’6” tall and it weighs a “ton”. It took me and two strapping 16 year old grandsons to bring it in the house and get it set up. It was built around a new king size adjustable bed that we purchased. It is made out of dimensional Southern Yellow Pine lumber from Home Depot and various lumber outlets (a lot of picking). The horizontal slats are 1” x 4” yellow pine, tongue and groove porch flooring.

-- Llewel, Texas

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#1 posted 03-01-2017 06:42 PM

That turned out really nice. Thanks for sharing.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#2 posted 03-01-2017 06:51 PM

WOW. Very nice work. I was supprised that you said HD pine. I bet your wife is happy.

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#3 posted 03-01-2017 07:37 PM

Congrats, that is very impressive!

-- Mike

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#4 posted 03-01-2017 09:06 PM

It’s beautiful. Great Job!

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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#5 posted 03-01-2017 11:58 PM

That’s a great looking bed! Looks very sturdy and comfortable—I’ll bet your wife loves it!

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

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#6 posted 03-02-2017 12:33 AM


-- What this world needs is a little more sawdust on the floor.

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#7 posted 03-02-2017 01:32 PM

Great job, you did Big. She should be happy with this bed. {Happy Wife Happy Life}

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#8 posted 03-02-2017 04:27 PM

nice work

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#9 posted 03-02-2017 07:26 PM

Great job sir, very nice bed!

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