Platform Bed with Drawers

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Project by Martyroc posted 12-21-2015 04:07 AM 1441 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So it’s been a while since I’ve posted or been online, mainly because I have had a lot of electrical, plumbing and sheet rock projects, but I did need to make my daughter a platform bed by Christmas, since I did promise her. I used all recycled 60 year old lumber that I pulled out of my basement, old 3/4 tongue and groove paneling. Had I purchased new wood this would have been done in a few days, but since I used all recycled lumber it took about a week and half, that and I still need to go to work every day. The entire bed I designed is held together with only 14 Bolts, everything else fits together like a puzzle and takes about 10 minutes to assemble.hope you like it, my daughter sure does. Sorry if the pictures are not that great since I cracked my camera lens

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#1 posted 12-21-2015 04:44 AM

Great job on the bed

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#2 posted 12-21-2015 07:41 AM


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#3 posted 12-21-2015 12:15 PM

Very well done. Good to recycle.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 12-21-2015 03:23 PM

Wow, what a great job! Recycled lumber and only 14 bolts fantastic.

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#5 posted 12-23-2015 06:52 PM

Looks very nice and that old wood sure looks good as “new” wood. Beautiful job on this.

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

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#6 posted 10-10-2017 08:03 PM

You did a very nice job on this platform bed.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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