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Project by Dubb posted 12-14-2012 02:53 AM 1695 views 10 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bed that I built a couple years ago. It is made of poplar , I used mortise and tenion joints , finished with a combo of stain and black paint finsihed off with hand rubbed poly. The head board is 60” tall.

-- Dubb , WV





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Rxmpo

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#1 posted 12-14-2012 05:19 AM

Poplar??? That is a great finishing job and the design is well done! Nice work… Welcome to LJ.

Side note: I have to say that I love your “scrap” bin in the back of the picture. I totally feel better about my obsession of holding on to all shapes and sizes of “scraps”. You never know when you will need one of them!!!

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#2 posted 12-14-2012 05:27 AM

That’s gorgeous great job.

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#3 posted 12-14-2012 09:05 AM

Pretty awesome for being Poplar! Nice work. I like the style too!

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#4 posted 12-14-2012 05:38 PM

Amazing work, would have never guessed poplar. LOVE the colors on this.

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#5 posted 12-14-2012 07:54 PM

Flashy and incredibly amazing.

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#6 posted 12-14-2012 08:39 PM

Looks great. I would not have guess poplar is in those panels. Really nice job/design.

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#7 posted 12-14-2012 08:46 PM

sweet looking build

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#8 posted 12-15-2012 01:26 AM

looking good, like the colors

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#9 posted 12-16-2012 05:34 AM

awesome! what kind of paint did you use and how did you apply it! That finish is awesome.

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