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Project by Chris Davis posted 11-16-2010 03:04 PM 2311 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a bed that was finished in September 2010. It is a real simple looking bed but that was what made it so great. It gave it a real contemporary feel to it. The two-tone color broke up the plainness to it.

The trundle is a recent design that I can up with that could be shipped UPS. It is a strong design that uses dowels and draw type bolts for assembly. In this redesign I eliminated the bulky ends of the bed and left them open.

The blue I had matched in a lacquer. I use the lacquer because of its durability, and dry time. With a faster dry time I am able to recoat faster and less likely to have anything settle in the finish.

Wood: Maple
Color: Benjamin Moore Patriot Blue (2064-10)
Finish: Medium sheen Pre-Catalyzed Lacquer on all natural Maple parts.

This is what make is worth it. Here is a email from the customer: “Thank you. We just set it up. It looks awesome. Truly beautiful. Many Many thanks.”

Building Pictures

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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Napoleon

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#1 posted 11-17-2010 12:12 AM

Looks like a strong bed. Funny if the customer have twins :)

Its well done when a customer write like that.

Congratulations :)

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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rivergirl

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#2 posted 11-17-2010 12:18 AM

I really like the trundle bed. YOu can’t even tell it’s there when the bed is closed.

-- 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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