Murphy Bed

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Project by John posted 04-17-2012 07:37 PM 2016 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Murphy bed with walnut rail and stile construction with cherry flat panels.

-- John, Long Island, NY

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#1 posted 04-17-2012 07:50 PM

The walnut and cherry look really nice.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 04-17-2012 08:04 PM

Thanks, that was the customer’s choice (son and dil). The design matches a blanket chest my son made a while back which is also posted on LJ’s.

-- John, Long Island, NY

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#3 posted 04-17-2012 09:41 PM

Wow that is impressive

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 04-18-2012 11:50 AM

I would love to know more about the hardware involved in the project. I want one of these in my office!

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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#5 posted 04-18-2012 01:59 PM

The hardware is readily available – Create-A-Bed. They sell hardware packages for all different size beds that fold either horizontally or vertically. They are sold direct or through distributors – Google it. It also comes with excellent instructions including cut sheets that make it very easy. The instructions are for all plywood construction. I modified that so I could use the rail and stile panels for the face of the bed when folded.

-- John, Long Island, NY

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#6 posted 04-18-2012 06:37 PM

Love it!

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "Finished"!

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#7 posted 04-21-2012 02:33 AM

Great Work!

-- I have Carrie, food, shelter, and wood to turn. What else do I need?

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