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Rustic Cross Daybed

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Project by Chris Davis posted 08-15-2013 02:25 PM 1995 views 7 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.

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

Building Pictures
Daybed headboard
Laying out the iron
post parts
Gluing up large headboard panel

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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-- Watch live video from our shop. http://wwbeds.com/live.htm





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HillbillyShooter

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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.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Mike

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

Very nice

-- A person of integrity never speaks of it...he walks in it...

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Chris Davis

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

Thanks for the comments.

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whitebeast88

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

great build,excellent work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Damian Andreani

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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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Roger

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

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

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

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don38

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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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