Horizontal Murphy Bed: Contempo | Custom

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Project by Chris Davis posted 08-16-2013 12:50 PM 2405 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Sideways or Horizontal murphy bed using the Create-a-bed mechanism. It is modeled off the Vertical style of my Contempo Murphy Bed. It is just a plain murphy bed with clean lines. I also added a real simple top and bottom molding.

Wood: Maple

Stain: Gunstock by Minwax

Hardware: Create-a-bed

Built in: April 2013

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#1 posted 08-17-2013 02:12 AM

nice. very clean.

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#2 posted 08-17-2013 10:29 AM

Good looking Murphy bed. I know very well the amount of work that went into building it as I recently posted the one I completed. Create-A-Bed was very helpful with questions I had.

-- John, Illinois,

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#3 posted 10-03-2013 12:16 PM

awesome idea..very unique

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#4 posted 10-07-2013 09:35 AM

Awesome bed.Murphy wall beds are an excellent solution for housing guests when space is limited.The most important factor to consider when buying a Murphy Bed is the quality of the bed.The beauty of the Murphy bed is that it frees up so much space once closed.

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