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Contempo Murphy Bed with Lone Bookcase

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Project by Chris Davis posted 08-15-2011 02:17 PM 1826 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Sometimes you just don’t have room for a pair of balanced bookcases. This project only had one. The bookcase had some changes from my normal design. First you’ll notice that it is deeper then the bed. Normally my bookcases are flush or set back a few inches. This customer wanted a standard depth bed and want a wardrobe in the bookcase. This is the first time I’ve done this, and I think I like it. The second thing that is different is a couple drawers above the drink tray. Normally with a wardrobe, I leave an open space above the tray.

This is a Contempo style and it was completed in June 2011

This is going in a condo in North Carolina call A Pirates Life. Check it out you may get a chance to sleep in one of my beds.

Raw Building Video
Bartholomew Cut/Rip
Bartholomew Edge band
Bartholomew Prep
Bartholomew BC Cut/Rip
Bartholomew BC Prep
Bartholomew Inset BC

Building Pictures
Center section
Parts being ripped

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#1 posted 08-16-2011 03:06 AM

Looks like a lot of work. Great design and nice finish.

-- You will never build it unless you try. The second one always turns out better.

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#2 posted 08-16-2011 06:17 PM

Very cool I have always wanted to make one…. Well done.

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

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