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Doll (Cat) Bunk Bed

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Project by Dragonsrite posted 04-13-2012 06:04 PM 3180 views 3 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

This is another design from Ana White’s web site:
http://ana-white.com/2011/08/doll-bunk-beds-american-girl-doll-and-18-doll

My dolls are long gone, so the cats feel it belongs to them.

I made this bunk bed using reclaimed Pine T&G, surfacing all sides with hand planes (practice makes perfect … as long as you stay away from close-ups).

Almost all joinery is mortise & tenon. The exception is the inside ladder support to the rails; which is kind of a half-lap or some such. The rails have a dado which a notch cut in the ladder support fits into making the inside surfaces flush. It’s all held together with nothing but glue & hope.

The finish is a few coats of an even mix of BLO, Mineral Spirits and varnish.

As always, comments good, bad or indifferent are welcome.

-- Dragonsrite, Minnesota





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#1 posted 04-13-2012 06:40 PM

Very cute! I have a friend that would love that!

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