Cedar queen size bed

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Project by Dubb posted 12-12-2012 01:35 AM 2212 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Queen size bed built out of cedar. All the joints are mortise and tenion , the curved pieces are bent wood lamination, the slates are dovetailed on each end to hold side boards in place. The head board is 53” tall. I put wood hardner on then finished it off with hand rubbed satin poly. The picture of each pieces is befor the finish was done. It took me around 60 hours to build.

-- Dubb , WV

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#1 posted 12-12-2012 01:39 AM

beautiful bed.the cedar is awesome,thanks for sharing.
welcome to lumberjocks!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 12-12-2012 02:14 AM

Thats sweet…..Good looking build Dubb!!!

-- 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 12-12-2012 02:58 AM

That is amazing!! Great work

-- When life hands you lemons, ask for the salt and tequila.

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#4 posted 12-12-2012 03:41 AM

Beautiful. I bet it smells amazing!

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#5 posted 12-12-2012 03:46 AM

really great work.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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

Wow! I like anything Red Cedar and this is magnificent.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#7 posted 12-12-2012 04:42 PM

This is some great designing and workmanship! I don’t see bed frames and head and footboards made out of red cedar. More furniture should be made out of this wood. You pulled it off. Good job.

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#8 posted 12-12-2012 06:34 PM

love it ,great build

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#9 posted 12-12-2012 08:41 PM

Immensely beautiful.
Excellent build.

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#10 posted 12-12-2012 08:45 PM

Great job on this! Cedar looks and smells great! Wow!

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

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#11 posted 12-12-2012 09:53 PM

Strongly built.!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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