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Special Edition Baseball Bed with Custom Bats

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Project by Chris Davis posted 12-29-2011 03:25 PM 1746 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my favorite Special edition style. I love the Hornsby color which is a multi-step dye staining process to achieve an exact match on a custom Louisville Slugger bat. This bat has the child’s name on it instead of the players signature. I’ve had then natural color bat made this way but this was a first for the Hornsby color.

What sets the Special Edition apart from the standard Baseball bed is the letters are carved in there. With the darker color, I finish the blank headboard first and then have the letters cut with a CNC router. This exposes the light color ash underneath.

Another special touch we did with this one, customers request, was to use authentic Major League balls for the post, dresser, and nightstand.

Building Pictures
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Bat with childs name
Gluing up the headboard
sanding top trim
Dresser ready to finish
drying before final assembly

For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. See what we are doing live:
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#1 posted 12-29-2011 04:38 PM

Cool bed. Some kid is going to be very happy.

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#2 posted 12-29-2011 06:01 PM

Very cool design.

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#3 posted 12-29-2011 06:13 PM

Thanks Jim.

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#4 posted 12-29-2011 11:48 PM

Nice, Chris.

Lee

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#5 posted 01-02-2012 02:09 AM

i too love the color…fun stuff…

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