Bed with drawer storage

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Project by smartalecg posted 384 days ago 3101 views 29 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished this bed last winter, but thought I would share with the community. Its maple/mahogany combo, and the headboard is removable from the base. There are no screws in the whole bed assembly except to hold the handles that have been added to the drawers since these pictures were taken. Let me know what you think!

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#1 posted 384 days ago

Great looking bed!

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

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#2 posted 384 days ago

I really like the wood combo..and the legs. Spectacular build!

-- Bevy - NH

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#3 posted 384 days ago

This is just the kind of bed I was planning to make when I had the needed tools, but without the drawers.

The wood combination is beautiful.

Great job!


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#4 posted 384 days ago

looks awesome, very clean look

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#5 posted 384 days ago

Very nice looking.

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#6 posted 384 days ago

That’s a nice looking bed

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#7 posted 383 days ago

I’m guessing from the slat arrangement that you dont use a box springs? The mattress just sits on the slats?

Nice…. It’s pretty much what the wife wants me to build.

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#8 posted 383 days ago

Nice Build and choice of wood – I really like the curve to the leg

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#9 posted 383 days ago

Thanks for all the great comments guys! Joe, you are correct. I do not use a box spring, just a mattress. Also, thanks everyone for making me part of the Daily Top 3! I’ve been checking out projects for the past few days and this is a great community of builders. Glad to be a part of it.

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#10 posted 383 days ago


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#11 posted 383 days ago

Very nice ! Can you give a few details about how the headboard is attached ?

-- Vjeko Balas - Croatia

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#12 posted 383 days ago

Vjeko, I used these for the headboard attachment, 2 on each side to make sure it was strong and supportive. They’re not visible, which is nice.

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#13 posted 381 days ago

Are the slabs loose over the rails? Isn’t it a bit noisy?


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#14 posted 381 days ago

A fine looking bed! Like the beautiful design and wood combination, love the storage underneath. Great job!


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#15 posted 379 days ago

This is a nice design, and I especially like the storage underneath. How do you attach the drawer runners and supports so you can disassemble the bed?

My wife has already made some “not so subtle” hints about the design, so I would like to start drawing something up for “approval”... LOL

Great job.


-- Master designer of precision sawdust and one of a kind slivers.

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