Daybed - Blood, Sweat, and Tears

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Project by christherookie posted 05-12-2017 02:07 PM 776 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was my first big project. My skill level between the first day and the last day were worlds apart. I got the plans from a book. For ease of moving, the arms are built separate from the frame and once moved to the guest room, I attached them with pocket screws hidden in a few spots.

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#1 posted 05-14-2017 02:22 AM

very nice!

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#2 posted 05-18-2017 02:59 AM

Nice daybed. Really good job for your first large project.

-- Travis from Texas

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#3 posted 05-18-2017 01:21 PM

Thanks. I’ve learned so much from that project. Probably my biggest discovery was that when I cut down huge sheets of plywood with a circular saw and a straight edge, it’s better to cut everything about 1/4-inch wider to account for the less-than-perfect cut. Then, I toss those pieces on my table saw to get that perfect edge.

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#4 posted 09-27-2018 10:46 AM

Excellent I love it !!

-- If your going to your mums.... can I go in the shed ?

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