Toddler Canopy Bed

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Project by PreacherDave posted 11-03-2011 10:10 PM 3841 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt at functional furniture was my daughter’s canopy toddler bed. She turned three yesterday, (Nov. 2, 2011), and this was her birthday gift from Daddy.

-- Woodworkers don't make mistakes, they make kindling.

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#1 posted 11-03-2011 10:36 PM

Very nice. Looks like she is enjoying it.
Start planning now…....In a few more years you will have to make her a new bed with storage underneath for all of her clothes. I would figure on at least 6 drawers with full extension slides….9 drawers would be better and she may enjoy the hight of the bed as well. Similar to a bunk bed. Keep watching this site. I have seen some clever designs pass through.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#2 posted 11-03-2011 10:53 PM

I’ve already started planning. And thanks. I’ve been reading the forums here for a while, but just joined a little while back.

-- Woodworkers don't make mistakes, they make kindling.

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#3 posted 11-04-2011 04:08 AM


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#4 posted 11-04-2011 04:15 AM

Great Lookin Bed

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#5 posted 11-04-2011 03:11 PM

That smile says it all. Great looking bed, and a beautiful little lady enjoying it. Life does not get much
better than this, your own workshop and a wonderful family to enjoy the projects coming from it. Thank
you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#6 posted 11-04-2011 05:12 PM

Thanks to everyone. I really enjoy making things from wood for my family, and hope to someday be able to supplement my income with a little bit of sales.

-- Woodworkers don't make mistakes, they make kindling.

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