Bermuda Bound Murphy Bed | Custom

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Project by Chris Davis posted 05-24-2010 03:18 PM 3760 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my Ross style with some extra features. This one was competed in May 2010. It is built in maple and with color I call a Golden Birch stain. It is a custom mixed color. The verticals of the bed and the outside verticals have a chamfer cut in them that stops 5 ½” from the bottom and 2 ¾” from the top. Another thing that is a little different about this bed is the bookcases. The door was dropped down to leave a lighted display area on top. This is also the deepest bed I’ve built. My normal depth is 16”. Occasionally I’ll build a 20”. This one was 23” with bookcases of 20”. To take up that extra space on the inside I added a 8” shelf style headboard. Minus the extra depth, I built one similar to this before
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I called this one “Bermuda Bound” because that is it’s destination. Luckily I don’t have to worry about arranging the shipment there. I sold a Boat Bed to a customer in Qatar. (here is a picture of that boat bed: I had to do research on shipping that one and the regulations were too overwhelming. I ended up shipping that one to a freight forwarder and they took care of the rest. That is what I plan on this one. It will go to New Jersey first.

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#1 posted 05-24-2010 04:55 PM

Another great murphy bed well done

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#2 posted 05-24-2010 11:59 PM

Chris, Again you suceeded in making a beautiful Murphy bed! Dang, you do go work!

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#3 posted 05-25-2010 11:08 AM

Great bed!

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#4 posted 05-26-2010 04:52 AM

nice work on the Murphy bed, I really like the pull out drink holders…

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#5 posted 05-26-2010 05:54 AM

Nice job. Very nice indeed.


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#6 posted 05-26-2010 06:59 AM

I really like this one. Being deeper, it gives you a lot more storage. Thanks for posting.

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#7 posted 05-26-2010 01:24 PM

Thanks for the great comments!

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