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Project by Chris Davis posted 02-17-2011 04:18 PM 5951 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a version of my boat bed. The customer wanted a pirate themed bed. I actually built one similar to that. This customer seen it but wanted to add a little extra. First off we added the port holes. These are 6” ports with mirrors behind them. They also wanted the railing around the headboard. We did the mast, but this time I added a cross bar. The last change was the crows nest. It was completed in February 2011.

The finish was a flat black lacquer and Red Mahogany stain by Minwax.

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

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rdlaurance

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#1 posted 02-17-2011 04:34 PM

Great boat bed, Chris. I particularly like the addition of the crows nest. But the boy still needs to hang the ol’ Jolly Roger on it.

-- Rick, south Sweden

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Chris Davis

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#2 posted 02-17-2011 04:40 PM

I know. I was I had one for the picture.

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Dan

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#3 posted 02-17-2011 05:37 PM

Really cool. I think I want one but my boys might get jealous.

-- Dan - "Collector of Hand Planes"

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Chris Davis

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#4 posted 02-17-2011 05:56 PM

I’ve built a queen before, I think it was for an adult. lol.
queen boat bed

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 02-17-2011 06:29 PM

Nice looking projects Chris.

Lee

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steliart

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#6 posted 02-17-2011 07:38 PM

Very nice work

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

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Chris Davis

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#7 posted 02-17-2011 10:38 PM

Thanks for the great comments!

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blackcherry

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#8 posted 02-18-2011 12:12 AM

Arr little buck o should have plenty of adventure on this flowing vessel, great work…BC

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