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274 days ago

So you woodworkers think you know a bit about design? Check this out, amazing design work, showcasing some nice wood working skills.

-- Dan V. in Indy

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#1 posted 274 days ago

Very cool is a gross understatement Dan. Thanks for posting.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 274 days ago

Now that’s some engineering

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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#3 posted 274 days ago

Rather unique but what’s the purpose? The slats wouldn’t exactly make it portable.

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#4 posted 274 days ago

I was unimpressed until the box was opened.


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#5 posted 274 days ago

I showed this to my wife and her first reaction was “but where does the mattress go?” Baby please, go watch tv or something. This is a great hideaway design. Simple window seat or blanket chest by day and bed by night. A blow up mattress and you are ready for guest. Oh yea, I gotta make one of those.

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#6 posted 274 days ago

This was posted here a while ago. The forum where it originaly came from is here

Knothead62 – It’s for Nobles to use during campaigns in medieval times and the slats are contained in the box.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#7 posted 274 days ago

Whole new definition of “hide~a~ bed” ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#8 posted 273 days ago

Great design. Would like to know how long it took from idea to build.

-- 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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#9 posted 271 days ago

Great design. I don’t think I would try to make one. It didn’t look that interesting until the sides were folded out.

-- K & N Furniture Middlebury, In.

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#10 posted 271 days ago

I have seen this posted several times as it appear to be going around with many e-mail accounts as well. My first thought when I saw it the first time was, COOL!, the second and the concomitant thoughts after that was, where would I use this contraption; while camping, survival have to have… LOL… I like the futon; and a plastic under neat it, as I determined was all was needed to survive outside of my bedroom. Actually, the plastic would have been the best think to have for both above and below protection. If this is a survival guide or a positive camping experience, then it is a sad joke.


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#11 posted 271 days ago

mrjinx007 – See my reply above at #6. The second link takes you to the forum where this came from and explains what it is and how and why it was made.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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