Walnut and maple bed

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Project by Rogue posted 1165 days ago 3936 views 57 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first project completly designed over email. It started as an inquiry in my website and after a month of mailing drawings back a forth here she is! Its walnut with bookmatched maple panels. Could there be a better pair? The posts are solid 4×4 walnut, no laninations. The panels are 5/8” thick so you can lean up against them no prob. As always its finished with tung oil!

-- Rogue

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#1 posted 1165 days ago

beautiful artwork! do you have matching bedtables in store?

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#2 posted 1165 days ago

Very interesting maple. Looks good.

-- Shameless - Winner of two Stumpy Nubs Awards

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#3 posted 1165 days ago

Beautiful! What kind of hardware did you use to attach the headboard and footboard to the side rails?

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#4 posted 1165 days ago

that is beautiful. Love the contrast.

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#5 posted 1165 days ago

Beautiful bed.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#6 posted 1165 days ago

Like what you did to the posts!

-- Div @ the bottom end of Africa. "A woodworker's sharpest tool should be his mind."

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#7 posted 1165 days ago

Beautiful piece of furniture. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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#8 posted 1165 days ago

we work alot with walnut and we mill our own trees, love the stuff, the bed is awlsome, love the natural flows and the colors
great job

-- Doug Cedar Log Furniture,

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#9 posted 1165 days ago

Nice !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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#10 posted 1164 days ago

working on a bed with my son and kind of came to a standstill when we got to the legs… I think you’ve given us the inspiration to finish it…Thanks…its beautiful

-- Bevy - NH

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#11 posted 1164 days ago

cant go wrong with maple and walnut…..good job…..great looking bed!!!!

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#12 posted 1164 days ago

That looks awesome!

-- Ryan, FRMR HMM165 - HMX1 01-10

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#13 posted 1164 days ago

Beautiful!!! Nice design and build.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#14 posted 1164 days ago

This is a wonderful bed and you did a great job on it.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#15 posted 1158 days ago

I’m with Firefighter, how’d you attach? I dig the walnut/maple combo.

-- A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. -- Mark Twain

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