Twin Loft Conversion Bunkbed

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Project by retafmedic posted 11-30-2013 03:44 AM 1845 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first conversion bunkbed project. Made with pine and some douglas fir, all main frame boards were cut from 2×6 lumber with lots and lots of mortise/tenon joints, safety rails were 3/4” pine, top mattress supports were 2×3 boards up on edge and spaced approx. 10” apart. The table top was 3/4” cabinet grade red oak with solid wood trim as was the bench cushion support surface without the trim. My clients are “staunch” “BAMA CRIMSON TIDE” fans so we did a custom mix oil-based crimson red stain and sprayed it on. My client is doing her own “BAMA” designed cushions, so will get pics of the bed totally setup when she’s done. I really enjoyed building this unique type of bed. The design was modified from one foung on the internet.

-- Mike

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#1 posted 11-30-2013 04:44 AM

Hey that is really neat!!Great design!!

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#2 posted 11-30-2013 06:32 AM

Interesting idea

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#3 posted 11-30-2013 08:56 AM

I like it, that is really trick…. Nice design and use of the area! Well done….

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#4 posted 11-30-2013 11:05 AM

Do the legs of the table fold up so the table can collapse?

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#5 posted 11-30-2013 11:17 AM

Good use of space. Nice design.

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

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#6 posted 11-30-2013 02:49 PM

Thanks for all the nice comments, been abit hard to build projects working under a 3 car carport, sometimes weather trys to spoil things. MacB – yes the legs collapse under the table.

-- Mike

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#7 posted 12-01-2013 01:49 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing!


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#8 posted 12-05-2013 02:33 PM

Great design and sturdy build. Like the cool transformation of the space below the loft. Great work!

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