Queen Size Gamble Bed

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Project by Darrell Peart posted 09-28-2010 11:35 PM 5541 views 12 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A queen size Gamble (Greene & Greene) Bed. This is the bed the 3-drawer nightstand will be going with.

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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Andy Brownell

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#1 posted 09-28-2010 11:42 PM

Your work is nothing short of exceptional.
I like the use of the metal punch tool and template for the ebony accents. Smart.

Where did you get your office chair hardware?

-- Andy Brownell

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#2 posted 09-28-2010 11:43 PM

Beautiful Darrell. I especially like the opening details in the headboard and footboard (is that what it’s called?). I think you mentioned being at a show this past weekend. I hope it went well. Thanks for posting this stunning piece.

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

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#3 posted 09-29-2010 12:06 AM

what a beautiful job darrell, the green and green just has such a classy look…wouldnt ever go dull for me..i see the new chisel is use…mine will be coming soon…great idea…thanks for sharing your work…grizzman

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

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#4 posted 09-29-2010 12:08 AM

Thats a beautiful bed, Darrell.

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Darrell Peart

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#5 posted 09-29-2010 12:14 AM

Thanks everyone –
Chip – the opening is in the shape of a tsuba (Japanese sword guard). Charles Greene had a collection of tsubas and often incorporated the shape in his furniture designs. Yes – I did have a show last weekend – it was a lot of furn but not as much traffic as I had hoped for. In a few weeks I have another show in Pasadena ( the center of the known G&G universe !) – always a great place to visit !

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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#6 posted 09-29-2010 12:15 AM


A beautiful bed. Nice combination

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#7 posted 09-29-2010 02:07 AM

Nice joint work.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#8 posted 09-29-2010 02:54 AM

Another fine piece of craftmanship. Thanks for sharing.

-- Doug

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#9 posted 09-29-2010 03:31 AM

Wonderful as is all your work Darrell. A beautiful and well executed bed. I love all the details.

-- Custom furniture

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#10 posted 09-29-2010 03:55 AM

The devil is in the details and that’s what makes this a wonderful piece. I never tire of looking at your work.

-- Jim, Nebraska

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#11 posted 09-29-2010 04:59 AM

Great Lookin Bed

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#12 posted 09-29-2010 05:12 AM

Beautiful bed!

No inlaid flowers?

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#13 posted 09-29-2010 05:32 AM

I was in Pasadena a while back Darrell. Beautiful, beautiful place. They have a terrific Convention Center… is that where the show is? Regardless, good luck… I’m sure the traffic will be better there. Keep us posted please. On second thought, I’ll go to your site and see if you list the location there.

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

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#14 posted 09-29-2010 05:35 AM

Very nice, I especially liked the details.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#15 posted 09-29-2010 02:15 PM

OK Darrell, after seeing this bed… and…. the awesome night stand you posted earlier…. Well, I have officially become a big fan now….lol

I would wish you the best of luck at the shows, but come on… We all seen your work. Like you need luck…lol

Thanks for sharing!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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