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Project by bman15 posted 1256 days ago 8068 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the hockey bed i made for my two year old son. Parts made with real dasher plastic from the rink boards and net is actually from an old hockey net.





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TomRash

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#1 posted 1256 days ago

That looks great. Do you have any more pictures you could post? Do you have plans for this? What are the sticks made out of in the headboard? Is the net plastic or metal. I may have to make one of these for my nephew. Thanks

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papargbear

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#2 posted 1256 days ago

Awesome. Nice job!

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twokidsnosleep

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#3 posted 1255 days ago

That looks great!!

Now make him some of these easy hockey puck drawer-pulls to match the theme
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/38955

and welcome to lumberjocks
Cheers, Scott

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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bman15

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#4 posted 1255 days ago

Thanks guys!! Hey Tom this was relatively easy to construct. Its a basic bed with the hockey sticks made of 4×4’s sanded with black paint for the tape then lacquered. the pipes for the foot bed were the thickest PVC i could find and despite my attempts to keep two boys from crawling all over it, the pvc has held up really well. The hardest part was threading the net thru holes drilled on the inside of the pvc and thats the only thing they have ripped out as evident from the one pic (definitely need to reinforce the net ends) either way i had fun making it and its helped on several occasions to get the boy to actually want to go to sleep on his “hockey bed” :)

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steviep

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#5 posted 1255 days ago

Great design. Love the was you incorporated the whole rink into the bed. fantastic!

-- StevieP ~ Micheal Tompkins - you were not here on earth long but left a giant mark on us. RIP Brother

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ND2ELK

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#6 posted 1254 days ago

Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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trainwreck

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#7 posted 1246 days ago

I was going to make a headboard out of hockey sticks, but this is really cool! (My son kept taking the sticks to play street hockey with the neighborhood LOL)

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JTDino

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#8 posted 1043 days ago

C’mon – you sleep in it, don’t you? I would… That’s really cool. I’m a hockey player and would’ve loved something like that as a kid – nice job!

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