Maple bed

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Project by Alan72 posted 11-17-2012 01:34 AM 1500 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone, the time has come to get my son out of our bed. I used hard maple with mortise and tenin joints with a honey maple gel stain finish. I maded a couple of mistakes, but the mattress and box fame will hide them. I used the rail hardware from Woodcraft which makes the bed really solid.

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#1 posted 11-17-2012 01:56 AM

Nice job !

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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#2 posted 11-17-2012 02:37 AM

I like and it looks like it would be easy to build nice work

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#3 posted 11-17-2012 02:45 AM

Awesome work looks really nice.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#4 posted 11-17-2012 05:27 AM

thanks for your positive comments and it was easy to build. It’s like building a cabinet door with legs!

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#5 posted 11-17-2012 03:05 PM

Very nice, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 11-24-2012 06:48 AM

Very nice! I really like this design; did you use plans? My daughter likes to move her room around about every other month, do you think the hardware will take that kind of use?

-- "There is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out alll fear." 1 John 4: 18

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#7 posted 11-24-2012 06:50 AM

Great looking bed.

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 11-25-2012 03:30 AM

This was the second time using this type of hardware. First time I used the ones from Rockler (which are black) and then used Woodcraft because of the golden color. These type of brackets are very sturdy, I weight 280lbs and the bed doesn’t move while laying in it.

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#9 posted 06-27-2014 08:06 AM

Very nice bed!

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