Twin Beds

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Project by deepsleep posted 09-07-2012 05:47 PM 1043 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is one of a pair of twin-size beds I made for my boys. I only had one picture that turned out very well, so here it is. Probably just as well since this is one of those projects that looks better from a distance with a little bit of blurred vision, if you know what I mean.

The head and footboards are made with MDF that I pattern routed. I didn’t have a lathe at the time, so the posts were actually seconds that I picked up at a bargain builders outlet. They are actually stair rail posts. The bed rails were made from 2×6 lumber. A good heavy load of black paint made it turn out okay. I had a contractor tell me once that, “putty and paint make a carpenter what he ain’t!”

The underbed drawers I built later in an attempt to help the boys de-clutter their room. It didn’t work.

-- Steve, Southern Oregon. So many tools, so little time....

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#1 posted 09-07-2012 07:31 PM

Looks damn good from here.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 09-07-2012 09:08 PM

Your boys are surely lying in a bed of roses!
Beautiful work on it.

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#3 posted 04-30-2015 11:11 PM

Looks really nice, and yes i tried to de clutter, but no amount of drawers will do that in a boys room..

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