Maple/Cherry Bed - Headboard, low Footboard, Rails, slat's

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Project by steve posted 12-11-2012 09:12 AM 2583 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maple/Cherry, rough, milled, sized, jointed. Full-size bed frame.
Watco oil natural, arm-r-seal, goddards paste wax.
3 weeks, start 2 finish

-- steve/USA

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 12-11-2012 11:44 AM

Nice looking frame. Looks solid.

Welcome to LJ’s

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

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#2 posted 12-11-2012 12:47 PM

Very nice… If I ever have to build another one, I hope it looks that good. Fine work Joe

-- 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 12-11-2012 02:08 PM

Hi Joe Welcome to Ljs
You did a beautiful job on this bed ,great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 12-11-2012 02:17 PM

Hi Joe,

Great job on this! Welcome to LJ’s


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#5 posted 12-11-2012 03:45 PM

Great bed frame Joe! Now all the lady of the house will want is the matching dresser, two matching nightstands, a matching tall chest, and matching mirror…...... ;-)

But honestly, very good job. I would love to have such a piece that I had built!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#6 posted 12-11-2012 10:36 PM

Sturdy built. This should be very comfortable!

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#7 posted 02-07-2013 09:29 PM

Looks great Joe! Beats the pants off of the expensive “nice” headboard I bought with our last bed. Like others have said, when I re-build mine down the road I hope it turns out this nice.

-- Steve

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#8 posted 02-08-2013 02:27 AM

thanks a lot.
I wish it would show the true way the finish turned out, I mean, really nice, like touching glass, I hand rubbed the hell out of that piece, and it payed off, the feel is like a semi-gloss/satin in between…just a perfect mix.
I used Danish oil, then Arm-R-Seal, then Goddards

-- steve/USA

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