Day Bed

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Project by EduWood posted 06-21-2008 09:12 AM 2659 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’m new around here but still wanted to post something recent. This day bed was installed last month as my first “commissioned” piece. Wasn’t that difficult but the customer sure likes it. It went into a new room addition and she designed the space with a day bed in mind. Then she couldn’t find anyone to make it. Her general contractor wouldn’t touch it, and she couldn’t find a cabinet maker to do it either. They specified straight grain doug fir to match the window casing. (customer stained and finished this one).

-- David, O.C., California

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#1 posted 06-21-2008 10:12 AM

Nice job. The Daybed looks fantastic.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 06-21-2008 01:06 PM

Very nice!

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#3 posted 06-21-2008 01:31 PM

Great Job and welcome to Lumber Jocks.

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#4 posted 06-21-2008 03:01 PM

very nice job!

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#5 posted 06-21-2008 03:40 PM

Nice looking bed. Thank you for sharing.

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#6 posted 06-21-2008 04:49 PM

Welcome to LJ. That is a great looking day bed. I like to look of straight grained doug fir.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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#7 posted 06-21-2008 04:57 PM

A good benchmark for determining the success of a project is this: Does it look like it belongs in the location or was part of the original design?

In your case the answer is absolutely – YES!

Great job!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#8 posted 06-21-2008 06:36 PM

Great looking day bed!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#9 posted 06-21-2008 06:36 PM

Thats a nice bed.

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#10 posted 06-21-2008 09:01 PM

Very nice day bed. You did a great job on it. Thanks for posting.

God bless

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#11 posted 06-21-2008 10:27 PM

that looks great. it’s like an oversized window seat.
nice woork, looks comfortable.

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#12 posted 06-22-2008 05:18 AM

wow that is very nice : )

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#13 posted 06-22-2008 08:50 PM

nice job!!! welcome to LJ’s!!!!!!!!!!!

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#14 posted 06-22-2008 10:20 PM

Great looking job. Looks like it was always meant to be there.

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#15 posted 06-23-2008 07:39 AM

Thanks for all your great comments. Makes me want to do some more woodworking! This project was great because the homeowner showed me the space and let me design the piece. She wasn’t even sure what questions to ask. Most importantly, her whole family loved the results. I wish she had let me finish it too.

-- David, O.C., California

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