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Project by Chris Davis posted 1209 days ago 2649 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This may look like one of the many murphy beds that I build but it is not. It is a standard baseball bed with a wall unit. I took the headboard of the baseball bed and surrounded it with a couple bookcases and light bridge. It was completed in February 2011.

The bookcases are built just like the ones I use on the murphy bed with the full length door and a couple drawers at the bottom. If you ever wonder why the drawers of this style bookcase never start at the bottom, it has a cubby hole. It’s there so there is not interference with the lower hinge and drawers. I think it give a nice little effect. You need somewhere slightly out-of-site to store them dirty cleats.

It is built mainly from maple with some MDF. The finish is pigmented lacquers.

The lights are controlled by a touch dimmer at the top of the headboard.

Here are some of the true Murphy bed styles: Yankee's Special Edition, Vintage Style

Here are some building pictures:
bed ready to finish

For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. See what we are doing live:



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Roger

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#1 posted 1209 days ago

very kool

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 1209 days ago

That’s a nice build, Chris.

Lee

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