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Used Cherry for this Greene & Greene bed for my daughter. The panels are are mdf with cherry veneer.Comments and critiques are welcome, thanks for looking.
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#1 posted 02-08-2011 06:54 PM
That’s really nice. The amount of time that you spent creating all of the details is a labor of love. Perhaps you’ll get to see your grandchildren use that bed as well. Thanks for sharing.
-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"
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#2 posted 02-08-2011 07:12 PM
Absolutely exceptional work! How was it veneering panels that large? Did you use some kind of vac press? Thanks for sharing.
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#3 posted 02-08-2011 07:36 PM
Very wel done. The finish is excelent, it makes the grain pop !!
-- Nollie Bay City , Tx .http://www.leoncustomfurniture.com
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#4 posted 02-08-2011 07:40 PM
Great job…beautiful !
-- Wayne - Plymouth MN
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#5 posted 02-08-2011 08:04 PM
That is an exceptionally beautiful bed! Next, I think you should help her remodel that rather drab bedroom. Those block walls are so last year. :-)
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#6 posted 02-08-2011 10:58 PM
Stunning. Yes, I would like to know how you applied the veneer I think your daughter is very lucky. Thanks for sharing.
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#7 posted 02-09-2011 05:26 AM
Nice work, love the pegs.
-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush
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#8 posted 02-10-2011 06:25 AM
I really like the doweling, looks great, show lots of thought and effort in the project
-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.
#9 posted 02-17-2011 07:31 PM
Thank you all for the kind words.
Made the mistake of using contact adhesive to glue the veneer. I only researched after the project and found that it is not the best method but it worked for me.Now it is onto the side tables.
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#10 posted 02-22-2011 12:58 AM
Great looking bed, the joinery is wonderful, attention to detail makes big impressions, great looking wood and craftsmanship. Is the design yours or from a plan? Did you use a mortise machine or by hand? I like this project, another work of art, thanks for sharing Tell us more about this beautiful bed, we all sleep in one so everyone can relate, thanks Steven
-- It's Mic Keep working and sharing
#11 posted 05-08-2011 04:01 PM
Good looking bed. What did you use for the pegs. The cherry grain lealy pops !!! Hoe gaan dit daar in die beter wereld
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