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Project by Monte Pittman posted 05-18-2014 10:23 PM 2868 views 2 times favorited 34 comments Add to Favorites Watch

King size bed. 84 inches long, 79 inches wide and 13 inches tall. Total of 7 drawers with full extention drawer slides. Beetle Kill Pine with several coats of Polyurethane. I still have to decide on drawer pulls.

Thanks for reading

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 05-18-2014 10:30 PM

Very nice, Monte. I didn’t realize there was such variation in the wood with BKP.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#2 posted 05-18-2014 10:36 PM

Made one of those a long time ago in queen size, but it weren’t nearly as purty as this one – plywood and painted white. Plus the overhangs were knee knockers whenever the bed had to be made.

Yours is gorgeous!!!!!!!
Thanks for sharing.


-- Where The Spirit In Wood Lives On

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#3 posted 05-18-2014 10:55 PM

Nice looking….
Gorgeous wood….
Great job!!!

I’m thinkin’ a nap wouldn’t last too long….
That’s a mighty hard surface to sleep on!!!

Will it be getting a “Tempurpedic”, “Sleep Number” or…. NAILS???

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#4 posted 05-18-2014 10:58 PM

They are putting a euro top mattress that’s 14 inches deep on it.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 05-18-2014 11:00 PM

Nice job Monte. You are getting better and better with each project you take on. Keep on, keepin’ on !

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#6 posted 05-18-2014 11:16 PM

Another beautiful project. Nice choice of woods , that BKP really is a pretty wood to work with. When do you find time to do these things? This is out of my range as I can’t wrestle bulky and heavy things around without help. Apparently your hand has healed some.
Any sign of the cricks risin? Don’t need any high water.

-- I am going to go stand outside so if anyone asks about me, tell them I'M OUTSTANDING!

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#7 posted 05-18-2014 11:16 PM

Great job.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#8 posted 05-18-2014 11:40 PM

Very nice Monte. That’s exactly what I need to build, but I’m gonna make mine more than 13 inches long.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#9 posted 05-18-2014 11:51 PM

Love the whole picture but 13” long?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#10 posted 05-18-2014 11:54 PM

13 inches tall. Sorry.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#11 posted 05-19-2014 12:08 AM

Well done, Monte. That’s gotta be about 1/2 a tree’s worth of wood. You are definitely the master of the BKP!

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#12 posted 05-19-2014 12:27 AM

We knew that! Just funning ya!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 05-19-2014 12:30 AM

Looks fantastic to me. I’m ready for a nap. You got to love that Beetle Kill Pine.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#14 posted 05-19-2014 12:31 AM

great looking bed Monte, we have one I made with red cedar and split small cedar log handles.
Lots of storage space.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#15 posted 05-19-2014 01:10 AM

Keep them projects coming! A bed with drawers is on wife’s”to-do’ list! How’s the shop coming?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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