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Oak Waterbed

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Project by Chris Davis posted 10-19-2011 12:40 PM 2129 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I thought I would include a waterbed project since waterbeds are where we got our start over 35 years ago. This one is built using oak wood and has a bookcase headboard. The raised panel doors on the headboard slide to gain access to each compartment.

The pedestal under this one is a 9 1/4” high 6 drawer pedestal. This is the same style that I build for my regular platform beds.

We do not build a lot of these anymore but every once in a while we will have a special request. We actually stock most of the parts to get one together. Since they are far in between, if you’d ever need some assembly instructions, download them here. Waterbed Instructions

This one was built in February 2005. I found it in my picture archives.

Building Pictures
Building drawer unit
Waterbed headboard
Headboard without the doors

For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. See what we are doing live:
Click Here to watch a live view of the shop

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://wwbeds.com/live.htm





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#1 posted 10-19-2011 03:09 PM

Holey moley- I went to bed last night in 2011 and woke up this morning in the 1980’s! I didn’t think people still had waterbeds!

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#2 posted 10-20-2011 01:10 AM

Great Lookin Bed

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#3 posted 10-20-2011 04:14 AM

I’ve been sleeping on a waterbed since 1976, can’t stand a regular mattress!

-- Every day above ground is a good day!!!

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#4 posted 10-20-2011 04:08 PM

I have an uncle that sleeps in a waterbed every time he gets drunk and doesn’t pee before turning in. His wife isn’t a fan…

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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#5 posted 10-22-2011 03:42 PM

Awesome bed !!! I also work n the waterbed biz . Im also starting up a custom page on our website ….how is that going for you ??

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#6 posted 10-24-2011 12:10 PM

It has been slow. We don’t really push them anymore. I do keep about 3 on display for those that may come in. We are thinking about taking those down and just keeping one to use the space for other furniture. We will still stock the accessories. Send me a link to your site when you get it up.

-- Watch live video from our shop. http://wwbeds.com/live.htm

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