Oak Captain's Bed

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Project by Chris Davis posted 07-09-2011 01:42 PM 3701 views 5 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a captain's bed that was completed in March 2011. This one features an extra deep (14”) drawer unit. It only has the 3 drawers on one side, but they are reversible. The headboard and footboard has beadboard panels. This one went to Port Byron, IL.

-Wood: Red Oak
-Color: Red Chestnut by Minwax
-Top Coat: Sherwin Williams Pre-cat Lacquer.

Here are some building pictures:
Building the drawer unit
finish out headboard and footboard

Raw video of the build
Junis Cut/Rip
wwbeds shop 03/16/11 03:32PM
wwbeds shop 03/17/11 09:50AM

Email from customer
“Chris, the captain bed made it here today. I have it all put together and there is not a scratch on it. Great job on everything. Thanks alot. B. Junis” (Port Byron, IL)

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#1 posted 07-09-2011 01:58 PM

Sorry about the lag time in building and posting. We’ve been so busy, its been 2 months since I posted anything.

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#2 posted 07-09-2011 02:37 PM

Nicely done. Another happy customer!

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#3 posted 07-09-2011 06:26 PM

Nice work, love the little guy in the fence for your tablesaw cute!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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