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Project by gemil posted 01-09-2012 04:30 AM 1825 views 10 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finished this project for my stepson last winter for Christmas.

-- Gerald, Pfafftown, NC

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#1 posted 01-09-2012 04:41 AM

Wow! Thats the nicest futon I’ve seen! very good job! Did you use plans, or your own design???

I’m sure your step son love sit!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#2 posted 01-09-2012 05:02 AM

Nice!. Been thinking about making one for my family.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#3 posted 01-09-2012 05:07 AM

Great looking job. I, also would be interested in plans.

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#4 posted 01-09-2012 06:42 AM

Very cool design Gerald. Your step son must have really liked this.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 01-09-2012 10:56 PM

Very nice. I am about to embark on a Futon but was going to have slats. I never thought of making it solid llike yours. Much better idea – much more attractive. And yes if there are plans available I would be keen.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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#6 posted 01-10-2012 05:35 AM

Came out looking really nice. I made this one a few years back. I did the same thing as you with the curved sliding grooves. I think it works a lot better. You can find the plans here.

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#7 posted 01-12-2012 12:20 AM

You can find the plans at It is a Sleeping Beauty Futon. It does cost $8.95 for download plan. I used Aspen and birch plywood for this project. Thanks all for the comments.

-- Gerald, Pfafftown, NC

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