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Forum topic by Danpaddles posted 11-27-2013 05:43 PM 1514 views 0 times favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-27-2013 05:43 PM

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 11-27-2013 09:03 PM

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

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 11-27-2013 09:08 PM

Now that’s some engineering

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

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#3 posted 11-28-2013 12:01 AM

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

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#4 posted 11-28-2013 01:37 AM

I was unimpressed until the box was opened.

-- “If Jesus had been killed twenty years ago, Catholic school children would be wearing little electric chairs around their necks instead of crosses.” ― Lenny Bruce

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#5 posted 11-28-2013 01:55 AM

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 11-28-2013 02:38 AM

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 11-28-2013 03:14 AM

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

-- Bob in WW ~ "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 11-28-2013 04:58 AM

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

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

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#9 posted 11-30-2013 09:30 PM

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

-- Gracie's wooden signs. Middlebury, In.

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#10 posted 11-30-2013 11:53 PM

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 12-01-2013 02:47 AM

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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