With the dry-fit of the headboards complete, it was time to drill holes for the bed bolts. (Sorry, no pictures. I’m sure you can imagine what holes look like.) The 3/8 inch holes through the posts were done earlier on the drill press (s...
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Here’s an outline drawing I did for one of the headboards. The post caps, curved top rail, & varying stile widths help break up the straight lines from my original design. Thanks to my wife and a few other LJ’ers for the id...
As expected, winter’s balmy beginning has passed and lower temperatures have returned, requiring use of the mini-torpedo propane heater in the garage/wood shop. When I have time, the work pattern is: window cracked, heater full blast, heater...
Well, the SE Michigan weather continues to be more balmy than frozen, so work on the bed frames continues. I’m out of propane now, too. This week I received the bed bolts from Horton Brass ($4.50 each) & placed an order for the box s...
Welcome to the first blog entry for my Double Single Bed project. If you didn’t pick up on the subtleness, I’ll be making two single bed frames. One for each of the kids in the house, as surprise Christmas presents. The spark for ...