Maple Murphy bed with Cherry Accents | Custom

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Project by Chris Davis posted 01-13-2011 04:43 PM 3663 views 5 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

This is a murphy bed that was completed in December 2010. It was Euro style that was built in maple with some Cherry Accents. The finish was just a few coats of Pre-Catalyzed clear lacquer. I added 24” bookcases to this one and started doing something a little different. The bookcase and the bed verticals share a face frame. In the past I would just butt the two cabinets together and that worked fine if they were backset from each other, but when they are flush the seam drove me crazy. I overhang the face frame (similar to a scribe line) on the inside of the bookcase and it overlaps the murphy be vertical, which was cut back ¾”.

The cherry accents are on every edge, including two trim pieces down the front. I made a matching desk, but will talk more about that in another post.

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#1 posted 01-13-2011 09:54 PM

Nice job, Chris.


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