Two-Tone Captain's Bed | Custom

  • Advertise with us
Project by Chris Davis posted 05-03-2010 02:29 PM 5203 views 9 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a captain’s bed that was completed in April 2010. It has a different color scheme then I normally do. It is a medium sheen black with natural oak accents. The black on the open grain oak is one of my favorite finishes. I love the textures that it achieves.

This bed needed to finish out at a specific height, so a 14” drawer pedestal was built for it.

I also built a 5 drawer chest to match. I send the pictures to the customer and there were very excited. Here is what they wrote: “Dear Chris, My wife and I just looked at the pictures you sent and the bed and dresser is even nicer than we imagined! Our grandson also saw the pictures and he was excited that the bed and dresser are for him… We thank you and your staff for the excellent job! Just to let you know, being able to access your work in progress on-line was a real treat! Sincerely, Bob & Marilyn”

For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at or

-- Watch live video from our shop.!current-projects/c3c1

3 comments so far

View ghazard's profile


382 posts in 3747 days

#1 posted 05-03-2010 02:37 PM

I’m sure that feedback from the customer really made you feel good about your work. Well done!


-- "Hey, you dang woodchucks! Quit chuckin' my wood!"

View ND2ELK's profile


13495 posts in 4012 days

#2 posted 05-03-2010 03:00 PM

Nice looking bed and chest. They turned out very nice as always. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

View sras's profile


4969 posts in 3367 days

#3 posted 05-03-2010 04:07 PM

These look great! I like the lighting in the headboard.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics