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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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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 270 days ago

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

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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a1Jim

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#2 posted 270 days ago

very nice work Don.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 270 days ago

Nice work, Never enough storage…..

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

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stefang

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#4 posted 270 days ago

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

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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DKV

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#5 posted 270 days ago

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

-- 2014 will be a different year...at least for me it will.

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 270 days ago

Really love this. Beautiful work.

-- 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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hoss12992

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#7 posted 270 days ago

Great job, love the design and quality craftsmanship

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jim1953

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#8 posted 269 days ago

Great Lookin Bed

-- Jim, Kentucky

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