Maple Storage Bed

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Project by Don Tikander posted 10-16-2013 03:45 PM 2322 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I made this maple storage bed for my 10 year old granddaughter. It has 14 drawers and one door, with headboard. It took 3 sheets of 3/4’’ maple and 1 sheet of 1/4’’ maple plywood. 3 sheets of 3/4’’ particle board and 14 drawers slides. It is heavy and made in 5 pieces assembled on site. My 12 year granddaughter says she wants one too. uggg. lol It takes a long time to make one of these.

I like making stuff for family and doing it for free. Never get any complaints about the price that way. lol

-- Wood glue residue doesn't take a stain well.

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#1 posted 10-16-2013 03:48 PM

It’s a real good design and it turned out nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 10-16-2013 04:04 PM

very nice work Don.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 10-16-2013 04:30 PM

Nice work, Never enough storage…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 10-16-2013 04:53 PM

Very good looking bed and very practical with it’s space saving design.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 10-16-2013 06:32 PM

Don, I like it a lot. The door opens to a tunnel between the drawer backs? Good place for skis when she starts that.

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#6 posted 10-16-2013 07:16 PM

Really love this. Beautiful work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 10-17-2013 05:28 AM

Great job, love the design and quality craftsmanship

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#8 posted 10-18-2013 02:39 AM

Great Lookin Bed

-- Jim, Kentucky

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