Rustic Cross Daybed

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Project by Chris Davis posted 349 days ago 1538 views 6 times favorited 7 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

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

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#1 posted 349 days ago

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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#2 posted 349 days ago

Very nice

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

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#3 posted 348 days ago

Thanks for the comments.

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#4 posted 347 days ago

great build,excellent work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#5 posted 347 days ago

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 346 days ago

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

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#7 posted 345 days ago

that is a beautiful bed

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