Platform Bed

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Project by Chris Davis posted 09-11-2012 10:54 AM 36637 views 24 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a platform bed was built to match a customer’s existing furniture. We built the bed only without a headboard. It is our standard Captain's Pedestal with a slight modification at the drawers closer to the foot. We combined the smaller drawer into one big drawer.

We also added a 5’ long drawer that pulls out of the foot, between the drawer cabinets. This is great for seasonal stuff.

Building pictures
Drawer frame being built
Drawer Boxes
! being finished:

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#1 posted 09-11-2012 09:41 PM

I have never seen a bed as multi-functional as this.
Great job!

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#2 posted 09-12-2012 01:31 AM

looks great!! this is perfect for kids, could be the base of a bunk bed. Thanks for sharing.

-- A good craftsman is able to make it work with the tools he has, I still need more tools

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#3 posted 09-12-2012 03:35 AM

I agree , a really functional design. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#4 posted 09-12-2012 10:31 AM

Thanks everyone.

I’ve never thought about it but I guess it could be a base of a bunk.

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#5 posted 09-14-2012 12:29 AM

I likes it!

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 05-13-2013 11:43 AM

Great work.Nice looking bed.The platform bed has become increasingly popular in bedroom interior design.You can use the bed in your own room, or you can buy it for use as a guest bed. Your guests will love it.

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#7 posted 10-16-2013 08:54 PM


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