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Craftsman Murphy Bed w/Hidden Desk

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Project by Chris Davis posted 533 days ago 3435 views 11 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Murphy Wall Bed with a hidden desk. The desk is incoorporated into the face design and and be folded down when needed. This style is sort of a craftsman/mission style using red oak and finishing it off with Red Oak stain from Minwax. Bookcases were added to it for additional storage.

For some reason I could not find any building pictures of this project. Must have gotten busy and forgot to take them.

Here were a couple other murphy beds with desk that I built recently:
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A short video description:

For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. See what we are doing live:
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Oldtool

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#1 posted 533 days ago

Your design of these three Murphy beds is very impressive, as well as the craftsmanship that went into them. Very nice indeed. Thanks for showing.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 533 days ago

Chris very nice.
Good video to show the desk option.

jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Napaman

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#3 posted 533 days ago

wow…this is truly nice!

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 532 days ago

Chris great work, I love this one and this is the one will be getting from you when we remodel the guest room. Just an amazing design.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Lou Scott

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#5 posted 532 days ago

Great Job!

-- IT IS FUN TO DO THE IMPOSSIBLE ! ~ WALT DISNEY

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woodbutcherbynight

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#6 posted 532 days ago

Great design, functional and simple and elegant all in one. Yet another idea for me work out details for and build, one day. (laughing)

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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Roger

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#7 posted 532 days ago

Definitely has everything you need. Really nice

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#8 posted 532 days ago

A great job as always Chris. I would expect nothing less from you;)

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 530 days ago

Spectacular build on those fine looking Murphy beds. They are very versatile and functional.

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pintodeluxe

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#10 posted 530 days ago

Why didn’t I think of that!
Great design.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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Lfelland

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#11 posted 46 days ago

This is a great project! Just what I’ve been looking for? I’m very interested in buying this or the blueprints for this project. What is the price?

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