Farmhouse bed

  • Advertise with us
Project by salgal posted 05-25-2010 04:10 PM 1222 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a bed pretty bad for my spare room…an aging mother-in-law, and visiting granchildren…the floor only works for the kids so long…
Someone here a LJ’s posted a link to Knock-off Wood…I browsed their site awhile and decided to make a version of her Farmhouse bed. (thanks Ana!)
I made a few minor modifications…like the frame was hung with joists instead of screwed in…the headboard and footboard also modified slightly to give more of a wainscot look.
It took me about 4 hours…then a day later I decided to make a storage bench to go with it. ( I’ll make a cushion for it this week.)
This was such an easy project, but have to say I am very happy with the results. The room is really quite cozy…next a matching armoir.
This is nowhere near the caliber of work some of you post…I am happy to work my way up and drool over yours while I keep at it…
thanks for looking!

5 comments so far

View sras's profile


4236 posts in 2163 days

#1 posted 05-25-2010 04:51 PM

Looks great to me! This should serve you well for a long time.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

View a1Jim's profile


113725 posts in 2611 days

#2 posted 05-25-2010 04:54 PM

A really nice looking bed well done

-- Custom furniture

View Monty Queen's profile

Monty Queen

1585 posts in 2286 days

#3 posted 05-25-2010 06:20 PM

Nice looking bed, superb.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

View ND2ELK's profile


13495 posts in 2808 days

#4 posted 05-26-2010 07:20 AM

Very nicely done. Good looking bed. Thanks for posting.

God bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

View NBeener's profile


4808 posts in 2208 days

#5 posted 07-26-2010 09:48 PM

Beautifully done !

Awwwwww, nottoman. You beat me to it, on the cat comment :-)

-- -- Neil

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