Murphy bed

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Project by Tjcorey posted 12-20-2012 10:00 AM 2386 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this Murphy bed project for our spare guest room. I used the kit from Create-a-Bed ( The kit was not inexpensive, but I was impressed with the hardware quality and the thorough instructions. It took five sheets plywood and was definitely the largest piece of furniture I have ever built!

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#1 posted 12-20-2012 11:36 AM

You did a good job. That create a bed kit is good quality. I built one for my son and dil. they are hanging a mirror or picture in that big blank wall that shows when the bed is down.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#2 posted 12-20-2012 11:38 AM

Welcome to LJ’s

Looks like a good build. Hope you enjoy your journey here.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 12-20-2012 04:37 PM

Nice work.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 12-20-2012 08:36 PM

Simple and nice..

-- "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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#5 posted 01-13-2013 02:22 PM

wow very nice! do you have a photo or video on how the gas springs was attached?

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#6 posted 01-13-2013 02:34 PM

Good job Tjcorey!

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