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Project by Jim Crockett (USN Retired) posted 04-26-2008 04:06 AM 1585 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Lots of work on this one, particularly since the side rails warped when cut resulting in everything else being somewhat misaligned. Constructed of poplar: vertical posts are face-glued 3/4” stock, trimmed to 1-1/4” square; side rails are connected to vertical posts with mortise and tenon joints; foot and head boards are connected with screws, holes plugged. Two coats of primer, 3-4 coats of satin acrylic latex enamel.

Learned a lot with this project – mostly things not to do again! But our granddaughter is very pleased so that was what is important!!!

Jim

-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".





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#1 posted 04-26-2008 04:33 AM

Hi Jim,

This is a nice project for your grand daughter. And it looks good to me. If she is pleased with it then that is all that really matters.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 04-26-2008 06:08 AM

Looks perfect for sleep overs!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#3 posted 04-26-2008 10:45 AM

Very nice doll beds. I am sure your granddaughter was please. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 05-09-2010 09:56 AM

This looks great! My daughters birthday is coming up, I feel a project coming on….!

Great Work Jim

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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