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Project by stumpybear posted 08-30-2010 07:46 PM 1642 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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If you have a log house you need a log bed. This was the first bed I ever made. I learned a few things, such as double side rail should be used even though this worked. This bed was made to accept a movable bench at the foot board. Next one I will use Satin finish. One thing for sure it’s not going anyplace!!

-- Stumpybear,Petersburg PA





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bake

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#1 posted 08-30-2010 07:53 PM

Very nice!
My neighbor builds these and has offered to teach me how.

-- I love the smell of Home Depot in the morning, it smells like.......carpentry. Bake, Bar Lazy U Woodworks, Lehi,UT.

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#2 posted 08-30-2010 08:34 PM

nice bed you did..i was going to get the cutters for the logs but then ended up doing a very large mortise and tenon joint for my logs…oh i forgot to mention i also did a log bed..i used red cedar for mine,,,check it in my gallery…i just did a headboard…and its securely attached to the wall…grizzman..are your logs pine…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 08-30-2010 08:39 PM

LOVE THIS BED! I want to do one of these. Did you use plans or did you just free wheel it?

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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stumpybear

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#4 posted 08-30-2010 09:57 PM

rivergirl,
we had an old queen size bed so i just kind of used the measurments to go by. Head and foot boards are the where you can use your imagination. they’re not that difficult. Just heavy,but sturdy!!

-- Stumpybear,Petersburg PA

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#5 posted 08-30-2010 10:15 PM

grissman,
the wood is pine. The foot posts were from a downed tree that I left the bark on the and it created a mold stain and ended up pretty nice after drying. So I used them! I do not use tennen makers. I like the radius shoulder look so I use hole saws and cut around the radius to make my tennen. Even though I would love to have a 2 inch tennen maker just havent been able to pull the trigger for the purchase!!!! I have a number of forestner bits up to a 4 1/2 inch and have been whipped around more times than I can count. By the way, I meant to say something about your headboard on my message to you today. That was the first project I noticed in you gallery!!! Nice!!!

-- Stumpybear,Petersburg PA

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#6 posted 08-31-2010 01:10 AM

Awesome! I want one, but then again I want a log cabin too…
Great work! Thanks for sharing.

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

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#7 posted 08-31-2010 02:21 AM

Great Lookin Bed

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#8 posted 11-24-2011 05:31 PM

This is beautiful. I have wanted one for so long, now it’s time to get started. Thank you for sharing your picture.

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