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Project 2: “knock-down” bed (no metal hardware)

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Project by knottyknip posted 07-12-2018 09:07 PM 837 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Twin Bed (2014)

I still look at this project and smile!! There are no screws or hardware holding this together. Just using mechanical joinery (sliding-half-wedged-dovetail? Haha). With a few taps of a hammer this can be broken down or set up in minutes. More importantly it doesn’t rock/rack or creak/squeak.

It’s made of soft maple, and oak plywood panels, and walnut pins/wedges.

I hope my son appreciates it later in life.





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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 07-13-2018 06:28 PM

You did a nice job on this bed. Congratulations.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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PPK

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#2 posted 07-13-2018 09:16 PM

Hey! This is great! I really like the design. Great joinery, looks very precise. I think that’s way better than metal joiners that can pull out or squeak or whatever… Great job.

-- Pete

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