Twin Bed

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Project by Greg, B. posted 836 days ago 1187 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well here is the finished bed. I didn’t rip the 2×4’s down to 2½ ” like it calls for in the plans and it shows on the side rails. I should have made the side rails longer to make up the difference but I didn’t. The side rails were the first thing that I cut. That is the reason I have to give this project a Grade of F. I can make new side rails later but I should have done it right the first time.


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319 posts in 1517 days

#1 posted 836 days ago

still a nice looking and sturdy bed

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 836 days ago

Certainly not an “F”! Solid & functional. Maybe not perfect but if you learned from it that also raises the grade. We all would like to be a master craftsman. Maybe we won’t make it,but we can be the best craftsman we’re capable of being each time we try.

Keep trying & keep learning.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 836 days ago

Good job! We learn with each project.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 836 days ago

Now you can experiment with ‘decorative’ trim to make the errors disappear. I have gotten quite good at this art for the same types of learning experiences. The bed looks good.

-- Chris K

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#5 posted 836 days ago

looks like a solid and good job.

-- so a bear and a rabbit are sitting on a log

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#6 posted 743 days ago

I agree with Chris., a little thought and you, like me, should be able to turn errors into features!

-- Harry, Western Australia

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