Boat Bed-Black w/Red Stripe

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Project by Chris Davis posted 645 days ago 2060 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a boat bed the we created in September 2012. It features a toybox at the bow (front), bookcase headboard, and a pull-out trundle. The trundle was actually modified to be use as a large toy box. We added sides and a bottom. Both of these can be removed if the customer decides they would like to go back to using it as a trundle.

The portholes were painted in a copper faux finish. I think that the copper went well with the black.

Here are some building pictures
building the toy box bow
drilling small holes across the top of headboard
toy box lid

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#1 posted 645 days ago

That bed is very cool. Ya’all do nice work. How long is she stem to stern.

-- Dale West Central Pa. Do it all, before last call.

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#2 posted 645 days ago

It is 117”

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#3 posted 645 days ago

As an ex sailor I have an affinity with your boat beds. If my kids were still young I reckon they would love one.
Really nice job.

-- chris, north wales

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#4 posted 645 days ago

Very nice. Love the overall design and the extra storage will definately come in hand for the owner.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#5 posted 645 days ago

Very nice!


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#6 posted 645 days ago

Your designs are very awesome.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#8 posted 644 days ago

another outstanding bed ,cool design.

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 644 days ago

WOW. WOW. WOW. I absolutely love it !!! Something I want to have !!!

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