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Project by Grumpy posted 11-12-2007 02:57 AM 1250 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bed I made for the youngest grandchild. The posts were turned from one piece each.
The ends are MDF & are recessed into the posts for added strength. I engraved Sarah’s name by hand with a router, simply used a fancy font from MS word, printed it on normal A$ paper, cut out the insides, drew it on the MDF then hand cut with the router.
The sides & slats are radiata pine.
It should last her a few more years yet.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python





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Thos. Angle

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#1 posted 11-12-2007 03:03 AM

That’s a nice bed, Grumpy. You’re sure good with the router.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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TomFran

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#2 posted 11-12-2007 03:35 AM

Nice personalized touch on this bed. It will be a special piece of furniture to your grandchild! Good job.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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mrtrim

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#3 posted 11-12-2007 05:40 AM

i agree this will definately be a family heirloom nice job grumpy

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Karson

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#4 posted 11-12-2007 06:19 AM

A very nice personalized bed for a loved one.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Grumpy

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#5 posted 11-13-2007 03:21 AM

Thanks for all the nice words everyone.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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