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Forum topic by botanist posted 05-27-2014 08:00 PM 864 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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05-27-2014 08:00 PM

I’m in the process of designing a queen sized bed for my wife and I and would love your input. It’s not an original design, but something based on a design by Jeff Grainger. I plan on using some center supports, but they’re not included in this image. Let me know what you think. The aspect is a little weird, so just imagine the top of the mattress being a few inches above the bottom edge of the middle rail on the headboard. That would make the top of the mattress/box spring combo about 30 inches above the floor. The first picture represents two options for the top rails.

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#1 posted 05-27-2014 11:42 PM

My preference is the second option because it seems to be truer to my perception of G&G style. However, since the bottom of middle rail will be hidden by the mattress, I guess it really doesn’t matter.

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