Foot board

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Project by Mark posted 05-23-2018 02:28 PM 755 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So. The foot board is done. Solid Cherry as usual, with Walnut accents. The original plan was to make a full bed, but I think I might nip it off here and just do a bolt on. I still have a chest of drawers to make and I find I’m slowly running out of steam. We’ll see. Thanks fer lookin.

-- Mark

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#1 posted 05-23-2018 02:41 PM

Really pretty, Mark! Don’t run outa steam, you’re doing great!

-- Pete

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#2 posted 05-23-2018 02:47 PM

agreed keep going your doing so well … plus if you dont you will kick yourself …. GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#3 posted 05-23-2018 03:12 PM

Yes, just bolt a metal frame to those beauties. Nobody will see it anyway. You need to save some steam for the dresser. The good news is that once done, you’ll have a bedroom set to die for. I’m still proud of mine ten years later.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#4 posted 05-23-2018 09:09 PM

Congratulations on the Daily Top 3, Mark. It is well deserved.

-- Art

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#5 posted 05-23-2018 09:46 PM

I dig it.

I agree with others…keep going and finish.

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#6 posted 05-24-2018 09:09 AM

Great job ! Wish you luck with your woodworking … I would love to see the chest .. Also if you would like to get more ideas and plans you should all check out this site : .. It really helped me as a beginner and it has a lot of ideas about 16,000.

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#7 posted 05-24-2018 11:50 AM

Beautiful bed, Cherry and walnut make a great wood color contrast.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#8 posted 05-24-2018 01:44 PM

Thanks for the kind words gents. I’ve decided to go withthebolt on. I’ve developed a bit of a mobility issue that’s really dragging me down, so I’m trying to finish the suite ASAP. Marc-13. Not trying to be rude or anything, but I’ve never heard one good thing about Teds plans.

-- Mark

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#9 posted 05-24-2018 02:40 PM

This is a nice looking foot board. Congratulations.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#10 posted 05-30-2018 02:42 AM

Very nice design and workmanship.

-- Regards, Charlie in Rowlett, TX --------I talk to myself, because sometimes I need expert advice.---------

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