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Project by Steph78 posted 08-12-2010 09:40 AM 9769 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a bed I made for my daughter. I just made a simple frame out of plywood and variuos sizes of pine for the bed. The frame sits on top of a ledger board on the wall and 2 steel cables from the cieling. For the cables I got two 4×4 x4 post and put an eyebolt through the center to attach the cable then I layed the post between the joist in the ceiling. That things not moving at alll! She hates the ladder and I do too so it will eventually be changed but it works for now.

-- Steph, Phoenix





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 08-12-2010 10:21 AM

Really cool bed for your little girl. I like the ladder idea of getting into bed from the back corner. Very nice.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 08-12-2010 02:23 PM

Sweet bed.

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#3 posted 08-12-2010 02:52 PM

Clever, and a great use of space.

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#4 posted 08-12-2010 03:10 PM

Nice job!! Good idea for a loft bed.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 08-12-2010 03:49 PM

Cool Bed! I’m not showing this to my daughter or I’ll be put to work. HaHa!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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#6 posted 08-12-2010 05:11 PM

That is so cool. Now I want a bed like that.

-- Work hard, play hard, drink good beer.

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Sef

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#7 posted 08-12-2010 07:12 PM

Well, that’s one way to keep your kids from jumping up and down on the bed. Pretty cool design.

-- I may not know a lot, but at least I know that I don't know.?.?. I think. http://chathampenworks.com/

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#8 posted 08-12-2010 08:37 PM

Thanks everyone!

-- Steph, Phoenix

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#9 posted 08-17-2010 06:54 AM

Great idea and for a girl no less to kike it

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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