Rustic Cross Daybed | Custom

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Project by Chris Davis posted 08-15-2013 02:25 PM 4292 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a modification of a Rustic Daybed that I built at one time. Even though it is available in twin each time I build it the customer want it in a full size. You don’t see a full size daybed very often. This was built in April 2013.

I substituted the bronco with a cross. The cross is form King’s Metals and is cast iron.

-Full size top
-Twin size trundle
-3 drawers
-Rustic finish

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#1 posted 08-15-2013 04:57 PM

This looks like it would be a nice addition to your inventory and should sell well as we’re in what is affectionately referred to as “The Bible Belt.” Also, I like what you’ve done.

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#2 posted 08-15-2013 07:13 PM

Very nice

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#3 posted 08-16-2013 12:31 PM

Thanks for the comments.

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#4 posted 08-17-2013 02:19 PM

great build,excellent work.

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#5 posted 08-18-2013 05:45 AM

how did you install those small pieces on the side and the back board? I was thinking about doing that for a desk project. is it just a dado across the whole board and slip the strips into the dado?

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#6 posted 08-18-2013 10:40 AM

Very kool. The way you incorporated that cross is way kool

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#7 posted 08-19-2013 10:18 AM

that is a beautiful bed

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#8 posted 11-09-2014 02:43 AM

What color stain and type of finish did you use? I really like the color.

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