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Project by Chris Davis posted 1373 days ago 3673 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a my Excalibur Murphy bed with a Louisiana Flair. I added a Fleur De Lis to the top corners where I normally add a Rosette. This one completed in August 2010.
Wood type: Red Oak
Stain: Gunstock by Minwax
Finish: Medium Sheen Pre-Catalyzed Lacquer

This one did go to New Orleans, but it is not the first one I built using the Fleur De Lis:
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Building Pictures:




Raw video of the build:
Queen oak murphy cut/rip
Queen Oak Banding
Queen Alpine Header Prep
Schneider Header
Murphy bed inner frame
Oak Murphy bed side rails
Base Molding
Oak Crown 2
Schneider Inner Frame
Router Fronts
Schneider Center

For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. See what we are doing live:

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Cozmo35

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#1 posted 1372 days ago

Les le bon ton roulet….Looks Great!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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rivergirl

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#2 posted 1372 days ago

This is really beautiful! You’d never know a bed is in there.

-- 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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kw193

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#3 posted 1372 days ago

I checked out the others you had made also…That is some great craftsmanship! The Fleur De Lis has always been a favorite icon of mine. Did you make the carving in house?

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#4 posted 1372 days ago

Another great looking bed Chris. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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hrvoje

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#5 posted 1372 days ago

nice

-- hrvoje

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Chris Davis

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#6 posted 1372 days ago

No I did not do the carving myself. I got it off the internet somewhere. I can’t remember what site.

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