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  1. Sofa Murphy Bed | Custom

    This is a bed that was completed in February 2009, It is my standard Euro style with quite a few modifications. One of the new design features of this one is the sofa. This is a sofa that I designed to be placed in front of the bed when it is in the up position. When the bed is needed the...
  2. Heavy Front KING Murphy bed with Desk| Custom

    This is a Murphy bed that was finished up in January 2017. I call it the Templeton Murphy bed. The Templeton is characterized by four shaker style door sections on the front. This is a King size and it takes a standard 76" x 80" mattress. Even though It is a very heavy front being a King size...
  3. Custom Library Build

    Finished a room renovation to convert my living room into a library. I added in a coffered ceiling and a gas fireplace too. There is a link below to a video if your interested in the finished project or want to see the details of how i built the room. If you have any comments or suggestions...
  4. Pivoting Bookcase Murphy Bed| Custom

    This is a bookcase system that we just competled in March 2017. It is a series of six bookcases with about 36 shelves. What we've done different on this on is behind the four center bookcases we put a Murphy bed. Now most of our Murphy beds are what they call Panel Beds where the face comes...
  5. Built in bookcases

    These are built-in bookcases that I designed and made for my wife's sitting room. They are made from birch plywood and poplar. I'll be finishing up the shelves soon. They'd are also birch ply and polar. They have reinforcing edged on the front and back as I wanted them not to sag on the 34+"...
  6. Euro Murphy Bed Moved Leg | Custom

    This murphy wall bed is my common Euro design. On this one, I moved the leg up a little. This freed up a little space on the face of the bed. I think it is a good look to it. Don't know if I want to change it as the "official" euro design yet (lots of internet pictures would have to be...
  7. Bookcase and Wall Treatments

    I did this basement a couple of years ago. The walls are drywall with solid wood panels. The stairs are red oak and the shelving follows the stairs for a unique design.
  8. Ross Murphy Bed and Desk | Custom

    This Murphy bed is a raised panel style front to simulate doors and drawers. This two door style is call the Ross. The customer chose to add bookcases with adjustable shelves and a desk. The bookcases are 24" wide and are all adjustable shelves except for the fixed shelf 1/3 of the way up...
  9. Massive Barn Door Murphy Bed with Sofa

    This is a Murphy Bed we just finished in September 2017 We call this one the Barn Door Murphy Bed We've built this on before in a Vertical (upright) version. See Vertical Version. This time we built it in the horizontal orientation, where the bed is turned sideways. We kept the overall standard...
  10. Bookcases

    Couple of bookcases I built and donated to local elementary school. Made of mostly recycled pine lumber.
  11. Bookcases

    The lady these are for is a book nut and needs lots of storage for them. They are made of Alder and stained with Red Oak and than Wipe on Poly. There is 4 altogether and there is 1 at 3 foot wide, 2 at 4 foot wide, and 1 at 5 foot wide and all are 8 foot tall. They each have 7 shelves, four...
  12. Arts and Crafts Mantle Clock Prototype

    Working on designs for several Arts and Crafts mantle clocks. The pictures are of a prototype for the simpler design done to work through construction methods and form. The prototype is 9 inches tall, 9 inches wide at the top, and 5 inches deep constructed of quarter sawn red oak to...
  13. Red oak with lyptus accents

    I am still working on the doors for this bookcase.
  14. Bookcases

    My new bookcases, ignore the opening casing still working on that. Took me three months to build these and learned a lot- the biggest lessons are: 1. Houses are REEAAALLY crooked 2. Do not use oak plywood unless you want the oak texture 3. Hold on to wood when using router table (lets just...
  15. Sewing Center

    Thanks again Daryl. Another project from the dumpster. I originally thought I would have bookcases and a window seat but knew I would use the sewing table much more. My machines all fit in the bottom drawers and supply's in the top ones. Constructed from plywood using pocket hole joinery. I...
  16. Cherry Bookcases

    This is the project that got me to set up my shop. As a contractor I built our home about eight years ago, and had received a bid for $10,000 to build the bookcases for my office. I decided I could buy the tools necessary and the lumber for less money and still have the tools for future...
  17. Solid Mahogany English Library

    This is a hand crafted solid mahogany English library. This 16' by 20' room includes a granite counter wet bar, audio center and fireplace. Ten individual bookcases units were custom built and fitted within the room using hand carved moldings. Hand planed raised paneling surrounds the doors and...
  18. Basic Oak Fireplace Surround - When an English Library is just a little too much!

    When I reached a stage in my apprenticeship where "case" products were my specialty, I began the task of turning my house into a home by taking advantage of my skills as a furniture maker. The task of installing an array of custom pieces including an oak fireplace surround, a home theater, a...
  19. Murphy Wall Bed (Ross/Moussa) | Custom

    This version of my Ross Murphy bed, completed on September 23, 2009, has a few changes from my normal version. The first off you notice the doors. A display area was left at the top and not covered with a door. The customer also requested that I double the thickness of the Murphy verticals...
  20. Locker Murphy Bed w/ Extra bookcase | Custom

    This murphy wall bed built in the style of a locker was completed in April 2011. The customer didn't intend the bookcase to go next to the bed, I just took the pictures that way. They intended them to be placed individually all around the room. For more building pictures see my Current...
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