slab headboard and platform bed

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Project by jcsterling posted 08-02-2008 03:27 AM 5103 views 16 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the latest project delivered to a client. 7’ long 1 1/2” thick bookmatched walnut crotch headboard mounted directly to wall with french cleat. Butterflies are cherry and walnut. multiple coats of wiiping varnish . Platform is 1 1/8” walnut frame with maple ply panels. Thanks for looking.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#1 posted 08-02-2008 04:21 AM

That is a special looking headboard ! Beautiful work.

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#2 posted 08-02-2008 06:40 AM

I like all the curves, plus the different woods, and the sides to hold the springs/mattress.
Very well done! Thanks for posting.

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#3 posted 08-02-2008 02:48 PM

beautiful. A shame they’ll have to hide it under bedding. ;)

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#4 posted 08-02-2008 03:52 PM

the headboard speaks for itself, that just great.
however, I absolutly love the look of the platform. Like scottb mentions, it’s a shame it’s going to be covered by bedding.
fantastic work.

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#5 posted 08-02-2008 11:17 PM

nice platform …thanks for the pics

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#6 posted 08-03-2008 03:02 PM

A very unique headboard. A very nice job.

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#7 posted 02-07-2009 06:40 PM

Nice work on the headboard.

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#8 posted 02-26-2009 05:06 AM

Well, I just saw your site and this bed, awesome! You are a wood artist.

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#9 posted 06-20-2009 06:35 AM

Beautiful headboard and bed base. The shape is unique and the shape works really well.

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#10 posted 06-20-2009 06:41 AM

way cool bed

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#11 posted 04-16-2010 03:10 PM

Very cool ! I plan on doing the exact same thing with this figured maple I milled.

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#12 posted 06-09-2010 08:07 PM


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#13 posted 07-01-2010 11:33 PM

very very nice very interesting very original…........excellent work

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