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Loft bed for my daughter

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Project by Amstutz posted 02-11-2011 08:08 AM 3346 views 10 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bed I made for my four year old daughter. It was my first big project and turned out quite well. I got the idea from a furniture store and went home and came up with this design. I also built it to be disassembled somewhat easily as I am in the Army and plan on moving often.





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Dandog

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#1 posted 02-11-2011 08:53 AM

I sure she ’s happy good job!

-- life an woodworking is one big experiment

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#2 posted 02-11-2011 11:45 AM

Very cool, I’m sure she loved it! Nice job Dad!

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

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#3 posted 02-11-2011 12:14 PM

I love the steps idea instead of a ladder
very nice

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Grant Davis

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#4 posted 02-11-2011 02:35 PM

Very nice and that one is going into my Grandkids file for future reference. I am not a grandpa yet but I know that one of these days I will have a few projects to build for them.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#5 posted 02-11-2011 02:39 PM

I really like the design that allows the use of the floorspace for playing. There never seems to be enough floor space in a childs room.

-- RayCurtis

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#6 posted 02-11-2011 02:47 PM

I’ve never seen a loft bed with stairs. Very nice!

-- - Eric Indianapolis, IN

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#7 posted 02-12-2011 01:25 PM

nice job … smart idea, the ladder bunk beds are kinda annoying

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#8 posted 02-12-2011 06:43 PM

Looks great, and the steps are much better than a ladder for the younger kids. Does your base have a woodworking shop available to you? When I was in the Navy the Special Services Dept had one on most of the base’s as well as auto shops and ceramics. It was a great place to be able to use some of the tools you didn’t have room for or the budget to buy them with.

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Amstutz

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#9 posted 02-12-2011 09:00 PM

My base does have a woodworking shop but I have never used it. I enjoy being able to start and stop a project whenever I want in my own garage.

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#10 posted 04-25-2011 01:34 AM

very cool design it dosent look like its a very tall bunk so it would fit in a short ceiling room

-- Richie, PA - " from rough cut to fine rustic furniture "

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#11 posted 05-10-2011 05:58 PM

Very nice loft bed. I like the design of the bed.

-- Gracie's wooden signs. Middlebury, In.

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