Finally Finished

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Project by Huckleberry posted 2322 days ago 1321 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know it has been along time but I finally got this thing done. So here are the final pictures.

-- I cut it twice and the damn thing is still too short!@#$%

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Chris Davis

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#1 posted 2322 days ago

WOW. I bet it took a while. We make furniture and sell futons but we don’t build our futons. Very labor intensive. Good job.

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#2 posted 2322 days ago

Nice job. I like that you found an easier way for those slats than cutting all those mortises.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Dominic Vanacora

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#3 posted 2322 days ago

The long time it took to finish is refected in the Quality of the finished furniture. Nice Project thanks for taking time to post.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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#4 posted 2322 days ago

Great job. The worst part of projects like this is covering all the wonderful details with the cushions.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#5 posted 2321 days ago

Great looking futon. We used to make quite a few of these for the University dorm rooms. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Callum Kendall

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#6 posted 2321 days ago

Great work!

Thanks for the post


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View Grumpy's profile


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#7 posted 2321 days ago

Now you can sit down & relax Huck but I bet you won’t.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#8 posted 2320 days ago


Did you use the Rockler futon kit for the sliding mechanism?

I’m just at the point where I have to route that on my futon bed.


-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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#9 posted 2320 days ago

Yes that is what I used. It works nicely.

-- I cut it twice and the damn thing is still too short!@#$%

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#10 posted 2208 days ago

great looking futon

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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