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Traditional 4 poster bed for my wife.

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Project by BryanatWoodstock posted 260 days ago 2083 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After building one for our daughter, my wife really wanted one too! Had just enough of the 8/4 soft maple left to make this one in a double size. I made the head and footboards higher, wanted some wood to show above the pillows. Been working on it occasionally for 4 months.





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jim1953

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#1 posted 260 days ago

Great Lookin Bed

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#2 posted 260 days ago

That’s one fine bed excellent work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 260 days ago

Great work, Looks really nice….I noticed a Laguna table saw. been thinking of getting one from them, how do you like it?

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

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BryanatWoodstock

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#4 posted 260 days ago

I luv the big slider. Well built saw.

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 260 days ago

Very nice 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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jerryo

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#6 posted 260 days ago

Great looking bed. How did you flute the post and what finish did you use? Jerry

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Rick

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#7 posted 260 days ago

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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BryanatWoodstock

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#8 posted 260 days ago

I use the index head on my lathe, every 4 th hole will give a total of 12 flutes or beads. A trim router in a shop made holder with either the double bearing flute bit or a beading bit. Available from Lee Valley. I piece of 5/8” melamine bolted to the lathes bed for the router to side on.
Finish is satin lacquer over a dark walnut stain.

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 256 days ago

Fine looking bed! Like the classic design and great finish. I’m sure wife loves it. Excellent job!

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