Oak bedroom #2

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Project by Granddaddy1 posted 05-16-2012 07:25 PM 1214 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bedroom set I made a while back for my oldest daughter and her husband. They use an “air number” bed that’s an odd size between queen and king. Obviously you can’t shop in the normal furniture stores for this bed, and they certainly didn’t like the choices at the store where they bought the air bed.

Similar chest to the one I posted earlier for my son’s bedroom (70” x 36”, 7 drawers), except they did not want pulls on the drawers. I routed a cove on each drawer front for pulls. Frame and raised panel construction on the chest, nightstands and bed. All solid red oak except for the 1/2” Baltic birch drawer boxes which are joined with box joints. Headboard posts are 74” tall. The 2 night stands are 36×36 x 24. Their bedroom is 22’ x 22’ so we upscaled everything.

Finish is Minwax red oak stain with 4 coats of HVLP spray on poly.

-- Ron Wilson - maker of fine firewood!

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#1 posted 05-16-2012 08:30 PM

That came out really nice! I’m sure they are happy. I also like my drawers without pulls. Did you do any pore filling on the oak? I am starting a project with red oak and it will be my first time working with it


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#2 posted 05-16-2012 11:34 PM

Joe, I did not fill the pores on the oak. Kind of a personal preference for me but I like the look with a satin poly finish and then paste wax and no grain filler. Thanks for the comments!

-- Ron Wilson - maker of fine firewood!

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#3 posted 05-16-2012 11:50 PM

Impressive work, looks great

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 08-05-2012 05:23 PM

i thank you for your post in my thread and through this process of posting and such i get exposed to new wood workers and get to see there wood work, and i really do enjoy your work and your style, im glad to see your family is growing and you have wonderful grand children, i have 2 at present, and hope to have more, family is what it is all about to me…thanks for sharing your work here, each piece is so beautiful, if your a businessman , then i wish you the best, i am a supporter of smaller business, and believe they are the backbone of this country, and i thank you for having a business for us to come to, i really dislike companies like walmart and lowes and the like, they don’t have the rights of those who work for them to heart, i just saw a business that has a timing clock above the area where people work, and most of them are retired folks who are trying to make it with some extra income, and if they done move fast enough, there reprimanded or possibly fired…i cant see ever treating and employee like that…sorry to rant, thanks for being a wood worker, i thing there the best type of folks…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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