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Project by Monte Pittman posted 787 days ago 1315 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First I would like to put in a shameless plug for another LJ, Rockyblue. Please check out his website at www.rockybluewoodworks.com . Not only has his work been an inspiration for me, he has been willing to answer my questions.

These are Beetle Pine. 4×6 posts and 2”on the rest of the frame. The support boards are 1” thick.
Standard twin over twin. They have pets and wanted the bottom low enough so nothing could get under it.

I still consider myself in training so all comments are welcome.

Thanks for looking

-- 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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Roger

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#1 posted 787 days ago

Very beefy, and beautiful.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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RockyBlue

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#2 posted 787 days ago

Aww gee man you’re making me blush. I’m not a master yet either, but next month I’ll be diving in full time making furniture, so I’m excited about that. I agree with Roger, very beefy. Nice coloring too.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother. www.rockybluewoodworks.com

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bowtie

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#3 posted 787 days ago

very nice, are you going to add rails to the top bunk?

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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Monte Pittman

13346 posts in 941 days


#4 posted 787 days ago

I am delivering it tomorrow. The lady that ordered it said she would decide then if she wants rails on it.

-- 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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jaykaypur

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#5 posted 787 days ago

Nice job. Love your property and the surrounding hills. Looks a lot like where I live. The dog looks like he has it made!

Again, good job on this.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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fernandoindia

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#6 posted 786 days ago

Hi Monte, It is a massive bunk bed. Very nice.

And wonderful landscape indeed

-- Back home. Fernando

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gfadvm

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#7 posted 786 days ago

A very sturdy bunk bed that should hold up to young boys. That blue beetle kill pine is cool. I see octagonal planters to match the cool wishing wells you posted. Octagons are fun but I have a lot of trouble figuring how long to cut each section when I know the diameter I want to wind up with. Boys don’t need safety rails!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Martyroc

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#8 posted 785 days ago

Nice Monte, looks rustic and very solid, I love how you manage to give each piece you do an earthy feel to it. Great job

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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