Loft bed

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Project by Rodney Milen posted 03-23-2013 02:10 AM 4900 views 35 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a custom loft bed I built for my daughter for Christmas. Made out of poplar and painted white.

-- Rodney

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#1 posted 03-23-2013 02:22 AM

One of the best looking loft beds that I have seen. One lucky girl. GREAT job Dad !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#2 posted 03-23-2013 02:26 AM

Cool idea, looks great. Heck if I had the ceiling height I would do this for my own room just to be different. But the ceiling is at 8’ and I am 5’8” that would leave 28” of “potential” space to have a bedframe and what was left for me and the wife. How would I explain to potential buyers how the marks got in the ceiling? (Laughing)

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

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#3 posted 03-23-2013 02:31 AM

Yes the drawers are now done and in place. I’ll take and post more pics when I can.

-- Rodney

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#4 posted 03-23-2013 02:51 AM

I showed the picture to my daughter and her response was “WOW, awesome!!!” This also means “I want one too”. Very nice work!

-- Pierre - "To improve is to change; to be perfect is to change often." Winston Churchill

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#5 posted 03-23-2013 03:37 AM

Very nice project. One of our daughters and her husband, emailed some pictures showing Christmas morning, on I saw where the Granddaughters had a bed set up a bit like what you built, but not nearly as nice…..They don’t live close to us so Grandpa couldn’t build it this time.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#6 posted 03-23-2013 04:14 AM

Thanks everyone for the positive feedback.

-- Rodney

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#7 posted 03-23-2013 04:28 AM

Great job. Love the craftsmanship, and the design is awesome. Thanks for sharing

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#8 posted 03-23-2013 05:28 AM

Thats the nicest loft bed I have ever seen. I am looking at building one and have looked at a lot of loft beds online and yours is A+.

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#9 posted 03-23-2013 07:03 AM

Great work!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#10 posted 03-23-2013 10:43 AM

Really nice, great use of space. I’ll be she loves it. Great place to do homework and hang out….. Very nice!

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

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#11 posted 03-23-2013 11:43 AM

Nice space saver. Great looking design. Thanks for sharing

-- Woodify ~~

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#12 posted 03-23-2013 12:28 PM

My 13yo daughter thinks her dad is talented enough to steal your design. What’s the worst thing that can happen, I have a fire place for the mistakes!!!

thanks for sharing

-- Jerry - Rochester, MN *Whether you think you can or you can't, you are probably right* - Henry Ford

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#13 posted 03-23-2013 12:52 PM

very nice work and design.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#14 posted 03-23-2013 12:59 PM

BEAUTIFUL! I love the posts.

-- It's all in a day's work...

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#15 posted 03-23-2013 01:41 PM

nice job

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