Walnut and Oak bed

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Project by Green_Hornut posted 03-25-2012 04:31 PM 2183 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bed that I made for my daughter’s wedding present. Walnut and 1/4 sawn red oak. The carving was a replica of her wedding program cover. The plan came from Woodsmith’s platform bed project but I added a footboard. The phrase is I Love You in Norwegian. Thor the dog is showing his best side in the photo.

-- Mother Nature always bats last.

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#1 posted 03-25-2012 04:51 PM

Sweet what a great wedding present!! i just love using contrasting wood color well done!!

-- "the future's uncertain and the end is always near" J. Morrison

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#2 posted 03-25-2012 05:08 PM

Very nicely built bed, and the drawing on the headboard will always in her sweet dream, perhaps!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 03-25-2012 08:46 PM

VERY very nice, excellent job, it looks terrific

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 03-25-2012 08:59 PM

What a masterpiece nice bed.


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#5 posted 03-26-2012 12:17 PM

Looks great!

-- Chris K

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#6 posted 03-26-2012 01:12 PM

Nice bed!

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#7 posted 03-26-2012 07:16 PM

Really like the bed and those two woods look really good together!

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#8 posted 02-16-2013 03:52 PM

This is amazing! did you do this from a set of plans?

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#9 posted 02-18-2013 12:18 AM


The plans started out as the Woodsmith platform bed that I modified by adding a footboard to match. I also found that the support system for the foundation support they had designed was not up to the task and I beefed it up by making wooden I beams as the cross members. Kind of like engineered structural members they use in houses now days.

-- Mother Nature always bats last.

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