Floating bed

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This is a “floating” pedestal bed that I made for my son. It is walnut base with birch plywood and walnut burl veneer on the bed. The pedestal has 8 drawers underneath it. It was the biggest project I have undertaken and it was brutal finishing it. I used a garnet shellac and then polyeuthane on it. I think that next time I would design it so that it could be torn down into smaller parts for ease of moving. My son is still quite mobile and this is a big piece of furniture. I wish I could say that is a mastiff on the bed to give it some scale; however, in the spirit of complete disclosure, I will admit that it is a “teacup” sized dog and that should make it accurately sized.

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#1 posted 360 days ago

very interesting design i really like it i know what you mean about the finish any big surface is a tough task

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#2 posted 360 days ago

That’s really nice. Beautiful finish and the drawers are awesome.

-- Thank you Lord for the passion and ability to make things from your creation.

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#3 posted 360 days ago

Great work. Just getting ready to tackle one like it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#4 posted 356 days ago

Fantastic looking bed! Like the floating effect and the drawers. Great job!

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