LumberJocks

Special Edition Baseball Bed (with custom signed bats)

  • Advertise with us
Project by Chris Davis posted 924 days ago 2104 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Special Edition version of my baseball bed. It is made from Ash wood which is the same wood used in the matching bats from Louisville Slugger.

The baseball bed is part of our Children's line of furniture. What makes this special is the headboard has all the letters carved out by a CNC machiene. We start by completely finishing out the bed with the Hornsby color (named after Hornsby bats by Louisville Slugger). The letters are then cut exposing the raw wood under it. We again clear coat the headboard again.

Not only was the headboard special, but we did a couple more custom options. We had Louisville Slugger put the kids name on the bat instead of the player. We also made it to where it could be used with either a mattress only or both box springs and mattress. The Child is a little young right now so they wanted a lower bed with a little raised side rails (see without boxsprings). We added and extra back panel, more slats and taller sides.

This bed was completed in December 2011.

Here is the matching case goods
Click for details

Building Pictures
(click the pictures for all of Decembers pictures)
Headboard being glued up Ready for final assembly

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





7 comments so far

View Gabe C.'s profile

Gabe C.

288 posts in 944 days


#1 posted 924 days ago

Nice looking bed, great job, too bad you’re a Cubs fan! (lol, I live in St. Louis) Seriously though, it looks great.

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

View Chris Davis's profile

Chris Davis

1287 posts in 2585 days


#2 posted 924 days ago

I can be bought. I build what the customer orders. lol. Thanks Gabe.

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

View ohwoodeye's profile

ohwoodeye

992 posts in 1756 days


#3 posted 923 days ago

Love the idea of being functional with or without box springs. Well done.

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

View LukieB's profile

LukieB

921 posts in 933 days


#4 posted 923 days ago

That is so cool, I would have killed for something like that when i was a kid.

-- Lucas, "Someday woodworks will be my real job, until then, there's this http://www.melbrownfarmsupply.com"

View a1Jim's profile

a1Jim

112001 posts in 2180 days


#5 posted 923 days ago

another very cool bed

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

View Chris Davis's profile

Chris Davis

1287 posts in 2585 days


#6 posted 923 days ago

Thank youi

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

View Lou Scott's profile

Lou Scott

40 posts in 972 days


#7 posted 923 days ago

I like this one.

-- IT IS FUN TO DO THE IMPOSSIBLE ! ~ WALT DISNEY

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase