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Project by Dwayne posted 02-16-2013 12:43 AM 1186 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

young man + young wife = low $. So I built our bed rather then waste money on a cheap bed. It’s king size and completely modular. Finished it in 12 days and I missed a few evenings to work on it. Built this on saw horses and on the floor of the garage before I had really any thing set up at all. My wife helped sand, privided an extra hand, stained, and polly.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 02-16-2013 02:33 AM

This came together really well.nice bed.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-16-2013 02:48 AM

Very nice! love the simplicity, makes it look even nicer!

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Michael Wilson

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#3 posted 02-16-2013 03:41 AM

That’s really pretty. Where’d you get the plans? I’ve been lazily approaching my bed project for some time now.

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#4 posted 02-16-2013 04:46 AM

Nice Job. “Even though we ain’t got money, I’m so in love with…..” ok I’ll stop.

-- Red-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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Dwayne

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#5 posted 02-16-2013 11:59 AM

Madwilliamflint : I really like rustic style furniture (will post my cedar log furniture soon) I seen some ideas after googling and finding Anna white . Com then I drew up my own plans and had to make some changes a long the way.

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#6 posted 02-16-2013 12:50 PM

You did a great job! Very pretty!

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#7 posted 02-18-2013 08:27 PM

I would like to know where you got the plans for that bed as well or was that a personal design? My wife and I were just at a furniture store the other day and they are really not cheap. I can build something like that and would love to when we are ready to go from a Queen to King size bed.

-- Measure once, cut twice..

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Dwayne

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#8 posted 02-18-2013 10:28 PM

Here is the website that I seen that helped me out. I drew up my own plans based on these plans.
I made the supports site in an open mortis with legs that support in the middle cause its a king. Also purchas the hardware to remove the side rails from woodcraft or rockler. Around $13 I think. Hope this helps.
http://ana-white.com/2010/01/plans-how-to-modify-farmhouse-bed-to_09.html

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