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Structural Fir Bed

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Project by Heni posted 02-01-2013 02:23 AM 1345 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Large timber bed for a little guy. Built this for my son to transition to a big boys bed a couple years ago. 6×6 posts, 3×6 end rails with 1×6 T&G. Side rails are 4×8 with 3x corbels, set upside down for lower position, but with identical M/T into the posts, they can be rotated to raise the bed 6”. All rails M/T with 8” log screws.

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ohwoodeye

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#1 posted 02-01-2013 03:04 PM

With as solid as this bed looks the rule of “no jumping on the bed” is no longer valid.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#2 posted 02-01-2013 11:49 PM

great job,looks very sturdy!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 02-04-2013 03:09 PM

Great looking and sturdy bed, like the wood and finish which gave some rustic charm to it.

—www.sawblade.com

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