|Project by charger1966||posted 04-02-2008 05:09 PM||4694 views||2 times favorited||6 comments|
Well after deciding to do woodworking again I needed a project to do. My son was fresh home from college and said that his bed had broken. He wanted a new one. Well what good father who is looking for a woodworking project would refuse this? I asked him to find a picture of the style he wanted and then I would build it for him. He came up with a Captain’s Bed with Six Drawers under it. We made a trip to the lumber yard and I started to build it for him. Well Four weeks later and $450 in materials it was done. It’s made all with Pine ,Fir & MDF. The pine is the top and bottom shelf in the bookcase Headboard and the Side rails. I also used Pine for the frame of the Foot Board. The rest of the exposed wood is Fir Flooring. All the drawers have Dove tailed joints in the front and Back and slide on steel Glides. The support of the mattress is made of MDF. I made it so it can come apart easily for transporting it and to assemble it too. Now that he’s been on it for over a year he’s very pleased with it.
-- "Keep Miaking That Sawdust," Lance