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Project by emart posted 507 days ago 1715 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

a customer commissioned me to build a copy of a futon design that was no longer being made so after many measurements and a few pieces being redone i have a working copy of the original. unlike the original however my design has 4 settings instead of just 2 and I added a midbeam in to make it stronger. Just like my other projects this is made from 1×4 pine and 2×4s which were planed down and sanded smooth with 2 layers of wipe on poly on them

-- tools are only as good as the hands that hold them https://www.custommade.com/by/emeraldcrafts/





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 507 days ago

Great job. Love your design

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Wolffarmer

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#2 posted 507 days ago

I think that is pretty cool. You got me thinking about making one about 26-30 inches wide.

Randy

-- That was not wormy wood when I started working on it.

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emart

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#3 posted 507 days ago

i was thinking of that too actually. though unfortunately i dont have all the measurements from the original since i did a lot of it by eye so i will have to tinker with this design over the summer. I definitely plan on making some of these for my patio. except narrower obviously

-- tools are only as good as the hands that hold them https://www.custommade.com/by/emeraldcrafts/

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 507 days ago

Well done…

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

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 507 days ago

Looks comfy. Good build

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#6 posted 503 days ago

That looks relaxing and comfy to use. Like the great design and great build on it.

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IndianJoe

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#7 posted 503 days ago

Nice work looks good I will have to try this one out of pallets thank you for posting it good work

-- Nimkee** Joe

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