Cherry Sleigh Bed

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Project by cgfaircloth posted 1387 days ago 1863 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

King Size bed out of salvaged Cherry, laminated to get the best yield out of what the customer had. All legs and slats were mortised and loose tennoned together. Clear finished with pre-cat conversion varnish.

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#1 posted 1387 days ago

Beautiful piece and the idea of reclaiming the lumber makes it that much better. Has a bit of an oriental feel to it… at least to me. Great work and thanks for posting it cg.

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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#2 posted 1387 days ago

Very nice. You did a great job using the wood you had. I would think the customer will be very happy.

-- -Willing to try

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#3 posted 1386 days ago

Perfect, love the color of cherry. Well done for sure.

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

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#4 posted 1386 days ago

A super bed, great design.

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#5 posted 1386 days ago

Nice Cherry Sleigh Bed.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#6 posted 1386 days ago

Give it a little time and a little sunlight, and that cherry will be gorgeous. Nice Job!

-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog:

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#7 posted 1386 days ago

Very nice!

-- Happy woodworking!

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#8 posted 1386 days ago

Very nice job, one to be proud of. Will age to a beautiful red tone color

-- Marty Ohio

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#9 posted 1386 days ago

Looks good!
Thanks for posting

-- Safety first because someone needs you.

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#10 posted 1386 days ago

Nice Work !!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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