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Project by Michael Sanders posted 240 days ago 2544 views 19 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I designed and built this bed set for a client who wanted a low platform style bed. It is constructed out of thermo-treated ash and pine, and is finished with shellac and polyurethane. The bed breaks down into small components for easy moving. The nightstands are simple waterfall style tables with aluminum dowels reinforcing the miters.

-- Michael Sanders, Charleston, SC, "Tight joints and clean lines"





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BTimmons

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#1 posted 240 days ago

Good looking proportions. Cool stuff.

-- Brian in Arlington, TX

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#2 posted 240 days ago

Nice bed. I am working on one now, and know how much work they can be. Large projects are rewarding to build however, and they always seem worthwhile in the end.

Great build.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#3 posted 240 days ago

I like the design, it looks very well executed too.

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#4 posted 240 days ago

That looks cool. Tell your client to be careful. I broke my toe getting out of my own platform style bed in college. Wish I could say a lady friend and acrobatics were included but I can’t, which makes it more embarrassing.

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#5 posted 240 days ago

very nice..Well done..

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aussiedave

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#6 posted 240 days ago

Wow….You have out done yourself Michael….I thought the table you built was amazing…this bed is awesome.
Excellent craftsmanship….MY favorite for today.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#7 posted 236 days ago

Gorgeous bedroom set! Awesome design, very well executed and the finish is very attractive. Excellent work!

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#8 posted 233 days ago

Excellent bed.A platform bed is a great addition to your bedroom. It can add the style that you’ve been looking for.A platform bed comes in a variety of choices that you can take for your needs. A solid wood platform bed works great to give your room a natural yet modern look.

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