Twin for the twins

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Project by Jeff_in_KCMO posted 560 days ago 873 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

They say this is a labor of love, right? Twin beds for our twin girls. Cherry with carved finials. Breaks down and sets up quickly, and everything fits properly!!!

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#1 posted 559 days ago

great job

-- Joel

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#2 posted 559 days ago

Nice looking beds.

-- Ted

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#3 posted 559 days ago

These are great, outstanding build Jeff.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 559 days ago

Very nice, great job!! Like the design.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 559 days ago

great work

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#6 posted 559 days ago

Nice work Jeff. Any lessons learned?

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#7 posted 559 days ago

Hmm… Lessons learned… assembly lines make life easier.
- When considering a shoulder plane, buy the big one.
- Find a good wood source. I realize Liberty Hardwoods is more of a commercial supplier, but when I needed 12/4 cherry for the legs they came through with some gorgeous wood at half the price of local sellers.
- if you have young kids, expect the project to take at least 10 times longer than you originally thought
- make sure your significant other has time for their hobbies
- most importantly, for most of us this is just a hobby, family comes first

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#8 posted 557 days ago

Beautiful twin beds! Very well made and sturdy, will be enjoyed and cherished for many years.

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