Walnut bed

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Project by StephenSC posted 1588 days ago 2899 views 15 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Okay, here is the walnut bed I made for the loml to match the wardrobe I finished in March. It’s too shiny right now but she wanted that. I will rub it down a little after the poly cures. While I was at it I made the bed rails frame and panel and dovetailed the slats in with giant dovetails. She likes, and that is what counts. Now off to the two nightstands, and I am done. I am calling the style arts and crafts, but not sure about that. Thanks for looking

-- Stephen, Riverside. If it's worth building, it's worth making it real heavy.

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#1 posted 1588 days ago


-- "Well done is better than well said."

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#2 posted 1588 days ago

Nice job looks well done.

-- Measure three times, cut twice.

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#3 posted 1587 days ago

Excellent work, Stephen.

-- Lloyd Kerry; creator of the Kerry-All Pouch,

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#4 posted 1587 days ago

very nice. I want one

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#5 posted 1587 days ago

Looks very nice…I am sure mine will want something new soon. Another great inspirational piece for me. Thanks

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#6 posted 1587 days ago

Thats a nice looking bed, you did a great job.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#7 posted 1587 days ago

That is a beautiful bed. Nice work.

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#8 posted 1587 days ago

Very nice Stephen, That walnut looks great!

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#9 posted 1587 days ago

Nice!, A bedroom set is on my todo list, just havent quite set on a style

-- Doug...

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#10 posted 1587 days ago

Wow! I love it!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#11 posted 1587 days ago

that’s beautiful. i admire your work!

-- Chris

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#12 posted 1587 days ago

A really nice piece here! I’ll be waiting to see the matuching nightstands.

You even used walnut on the slats, and dovetailed them too, nice touch.

What did you all do for the finish besides poly?

Again, really nice job here!

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#13 posted 1587 days ago

I love walnut I try to make every thing out of walnut seams like. This is very nice with the dovetails and all.

-- GAR

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#14 posted 1587 days ago

Good idea using dovetails so the slats don’t move on you or fall out when you put the mattress in. Good workmanship as well congratulations on the design your right its not really Arts &Crafts I would say closer to Shaker?

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill

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#15 posted 1587 days ago

I love the style and the color. Walnut has such amazing depth and shade! Great job on that bed, outstanding craftsmanship!

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