2nd bed build attempt

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Project by BusterB posted 12-10-2012 01:29 PM 1469 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wifes niece decided to get married…some folks just dont listen… anyhow, they were just going to be starting out setting up a household and needed basically everything. It was determined that my contribution to their future home would be a bed. At the time my shop resources were even more limited than they are now (sad I know) so I opted for simple but sturdy. Mitered 2×6’s make up the posts with the 2×4 cross pieces being lag bolted from the inside. May not win any beauty contests but should last a lifetime….lol

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#1 posted 12-10-2012 01:34 PM

I like the look. Should be solid.

Let’s face it for newlyweds, it doesn’t have to be pretty, it just has to be there :-)

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-10-2012 01:40 PM

Well…you may actually have a point Monte…Was over two years ago I built that thing and they aint broke it yet. Must have done something right…lol Was noticing in pics how much space I had back then….ah simpler times…

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#3 posted 12-10-2012 02:36 PM

Looks very sturdy and well built.

-- Ethan, CT: Check out my Small Business at & also follow me on twitter

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#4 posted 12-10-2012 02:39 PM

An excellent build.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 12-10-2012 11:58 PM

great job they should cherish it for years!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#6 posted 12-11-2012 02:26 PM

Nice work, looks great!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 12-11-2012 03:35 PM

I reallly like it! Well done.

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