LumberJocks

Live edge cedar bed

  • Advertise with us
Project by Southwoods posted 10-01-2019 04:00 AM 699 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Live edge cedar king bed that i just finished making for my wife. The headboard & footboard are 2 1/2” thick and are attached to the legs with mortise & tenon joints and secured with glue & pegs that I made. The side rails go through the headboard & footboard & are held in place with a folding wedge tusk tenon. This bed comes apart for easier moving. This bed is all wood & does not have any metal in it whatsoever. I cut the tree & milled the lumber myself. Everything came from 1 cedar log except for the 8 wedges that i made from some spalted oak that I had lying around. I finished the bed with boiled linseed oil & covered it with laquer. Once the laquer is cured im planning on applying a couple layers of wax.





9 comments so far

View Jim Jakosh's profile (online now)

Jim Jakosh

26104 posts in 4167 days


#1 posted 10-01-2019 11:14 AM

WOW, that is a fine looking bed and you took if from the tree to finished product!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

View pottz's profile

pottz

16379 posts in 2045 days


#2 posted 10-01-2019 02:56 PM

that bed is the cycle of life,from seed to tree to lumber to bed.looks beautiful.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

View woodworkfkdn's profile

woodworkfkdn

296 posts in 566 days


#3 posted 10-03-2019 07:37 PM

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com