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Project by Chris Davis posted 12-31-2010 02:45 PM 4791 views 8 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a where I take my Baseball Bed and turn it into a loft. Not only one but I did two for this customer. It’s final destination was Westport, Connecticut.

It features a totally customized headboard, which on this one is huge. I also use real Louisville Slugger bats for the guardrails. The ladder is incorporated into the side, which makes for a simple design.

Last but not least is the slide. Every baseball player need to be able to slide. The slide was the hardest part. This customer was concerned about the slide getting into the room, so I designed it to break down if needed. On the back side of the slide is adjustable shelves to utilized that normally wasted space.

This was built in September 2010. I’ve also build a Murphy loft bed version of this, check it out if you get a chance. Along with the loft was a dresser, “Rookie Card mirror”: and a “nightstand”

For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com.

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://www.wwbeds.com/#!current-projects/c3c1





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489tad

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#1 posted 12-31-2010 03:11 PM

Chris, that is a fantastic build. Your clients children will love it. I am sure this design will inspire many to build their own version.

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

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#2 posted 12-31-2010 03:13 PM

Thanks Dan.

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://www.wwbeds.com/#!current-projects/c3c1

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#3 posted 12-31-2010 04:02 PM

That is really cool!

-- How valuable is time to a person who spends his disparaging the beliefs of others? --David Berthelette www.pilotwoodworks.com

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#4 posted 12-31-2010 04:04 PM

Awesome job. Very creative.

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#5 posted 12-31-2010 04:16 PM

Wow, my boys saw that and wanted it right now! Awesome build, well done.

Thanks for sharing the videos.

-- http://www.ahomespecialist.net, Making design and application one. †

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#6 posted 12-31-2010 04:53 PM

Dennis you better start building then….... or I can get it finished in 4 weeks. lol. Thanks all for the comments.

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://www.wwbeds.com/#!current-projects/c3c1

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#7 posted 12-31-2010 06:24 PM

I’m sure they will love it what kid wouldn’t !!!!! Very Cool.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 12-31-2010 11:25 PM

Wow! That is definitely a grand slam!

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#9 posted 01-01-2011 01:05 AM

Great job Chris.

Lee

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#10 posted 01-01-2011 01:57 AM

Those are fabulous…reminds me of Fenway…I hope to make something like this for my son someday.

Grub

-- Educator by Day, Wood Butcher by Night!!

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#11 posted 01-01-2011 06:51 AM

good job!

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#12 posted 01-01-2011 10:33 PM

I want one!!
This is AWESOME. so much fun to be had (and dreams to be dreamed) ... awesome

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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