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Paige's Loft Bed

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Project by mn_sti posted 12-09-2013 03:15 PM 1946 views 12 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Construction is maple and maple ply. The name on the desktop is purpleheart wood cut on a scroll saw and laminated into the desktop with epoxy.





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#1 posted 12-09-2013 03:40 PM

Looks like one happy customer , nice work.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#2 posted 12-09-2013 03:51 PM

That’s a great project to build. You sure did make that little gal happy.

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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#3 posted 12-09-2013 04:05 PM

Looks good!!

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#4 posted 12-09-2013 05:04 PM

Looks beautiful!!!

Thanks for sharing!

Chris

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#5 posted 12-09-2013 05:52 PM

WOW, Well done. My dad made me one when I was a little boy. It was a spaceship, sailboat, iceberg, castle… I’m sure you’ll both have fun!

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#6 posted 12-09-2013 06:43 PM

Nice work. My daughter would be so jealous.
How did you join it all together to be able to take it apart to move it into her bedroom ?

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nuzzo

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#7 posted 12-09-2013 06:48 PM

Really nice work. Desktop inlay is a nice touch. I’ve made a couple of these for my kids…......fun project.

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#8 posted 12-09-2013 11:09 PM

You outdid yourself! Paige looks like a thrilled young lady.
Welcome to Lumberjocks! What a great way to introduce yourself.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#9 posted 12-10-2013 02:39 AM

The bed attaches to the the dresser and desk with fasteners that come up into the four corner posts. I tried really hard to limit the number of visible fasteners. It took me quite a while to come up with a design for the bed posts but when it’s all put together it looks like a solid 4” maple post.

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#10 posted 12-10-2013 03:46 AM

oh very nicely done!

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#11 posted 12-10-2013 04:12 AM

love all the storage especially the closet/wardrobe tall section

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#12 posted 12-10-2013 01:17 PM

I like the bed but the bed room looks like it could use a little work

-- Gary

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