Murphy bed with a desk

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Project by Chris Davis posted 01-28-2008 04:25 PM 11392 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one of my Murphy Wall beds that was completed on 12-12-2007. It was built in our Alpine style with an added shelf at the top, a fold down desk, and bookcases on the sides. The shelf acts as legs when the bed is in the down position. The desk was made to be folded up and out of the way when not in use. I also added acouple of bookcases with wood framed glass doors on the top section and flat panel doors for the lower. The base and crown molding that the customer chose was very simple in design and complemented the overall clean feel of the piece.

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#1 posted 01-28-2008 04:48 PM

That is great!

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#2 posted 01-28-2008 05:20 PM

Exelent work! Nice details.

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#3 posted 01-28-2008 05:42 PM

This is a nice project. I like the bookcase addition. Is this modular?

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#4 posted 01-28-2008 06:22 PM

It’s modular as in it not a perminate installation. The base molding at the bottom will not allow the bookcases to be used as a stand alone piece as the molding in on two sides only.

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#5 posted 01-28-2008 07:20 PM

Very cool. How about a picture with the bed out (down).

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#6 posted 01-28-2008 09:11 PM

You know I didn’t get a pciture with it open.

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