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Cherry Creek Murphy bed

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Project by Chris Davis posted 08-09-2011 01:43 PM 2062 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bed that I matched to a style for a customer. They already had a Cherry Creek piece and wanted to match the moldings. I started with my Ross Murphy bed and made the slight modifications. I also matched the colors. The color ended up being a dye stain 50 parts thinner to 1 part brown and then Minwax’s Red Chestnut.

Here are a few building pictures:
Murphy bed inner frame
Bookcases

Here are the molding drawings the customer sent:
base and mid molding drawings
Crown drawings

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 08-09-2011 09:58 PM

Nice looking project, Chris.

Lee

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pintodeluxe

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#2 posted 08-10-2011 06:24 PM

Great job! I especially like the color and appearance of the finish. The built in lighting is icing on the cake.
Keep up the good work.

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