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  1. Pine Murphy bed with Double Desk and Sofa| Custom

    This is a Murphy bed that was completed in February 2016. I built it out of Pine wood and it has a lot of first for me. First time I split the desk on a queen. First time I put a High Pressure laminate on the folding desk top. First time to make that style Murphy sofa arms, and first time I...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. Murphy Bed Two Years in the Making | Custom

    This bed that was completed in August 2011 is my Contempo style. This order was actually placed in 2009. It started out as my baseball bed locker murphy bed. I actually built parts of it in 2009 and couldn't get a hold of the customer to find out some more details. Not getting in touch with...
  5. Frank Lloyd Wright Inspired Murphy Bed| Custom

    This murphy bed was inspired by Frank Lloyd Wrights designs. It was built in November 2016. It features a stay level desk. As it transistions into a bed the desk stays level and everything can stay on there as lone as it is under 8 1/2" tall. More info on the Frank Lloyd Wright Bed. The...
  6. Murphy Bed/Desk Ross | Custom

    This is a Murphy bed that was completed in July 2010. I'm a little late on posting projects; we've been very busy the last few months and couldn't devote any attention away from building. This is my Ross version with solid raised panel (false) doors on the front. We added a couple bookcases...
  7. Contempo Murphy Bed| Custom

    This is a Murphy bed I built in March 2017. We call it the Contempo. The Contempo is normally a real contemporary design. It is characterized by two large doors on the face. This customer choose to have one bookcase only on the left side. The bookcases normally are shorter than the bed section...
  8. New Mission Style Murphy Bed | Custom

    This is a new design for my murphy bed. I started with my Templeton and changed it to more of a mission style. I took the arch off the front and made them straight across. I then added mission style crown and base molding. The stain finish gave me a little problems. I usually send out a...
  9. 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...
  10. Closet Murphy Bed | Custom

    This is a first for me. Putting a Murphy bed in a closet. Which is ironic because the original Murphy bed was designed and built for the closet. I completed this one in July 2010 for a condo on the 12th floor. The pictures are not all that great because the rest of the condo was still under...
  11. Twin Murphy Bed

    So, I've been working on this since last summer. Maybe June. I don't remember, exactly. All I remember is buying all the lumber on a warm sunny Sunday afternoon. So, here it is. Murphy bed #1 completed. I have two planned. We went with the two twins instead of the one queen because we...
  12. Murphy Bed with Sofa | Marriott| Custom

    This is a Murphy bed that I finished up in March 2017. I call it the Marriott Murphy Bed. I call it that because the first one I built was for the Marriott hotels chain. The Marriott Murphy bed is characterized by 3" molding and the doors are subdivided into four quadrants. The really cool part...
  13. Smithsonian Murphy Bed and Two Desk | Custom

    This was part of a group that was designed for a small room. It had the Murphy bed with a built in folding desk, a corner desk, a corner bookcase, and a TV stand. I'm going to focus on the Murphy bed and corner desk combination today. The design process took longer then expected. We had some...
  14. Football Locker | Custom

    This is a version of my locker murphy bed that was built in November 2009. This is a murphy bed built to resemble a football locker. I normally build this in a baseball style. The inside headboard is designed like a scoreboard. This is taken from my regular baseball bed. The outside has...
  15. Two-Toned Murphy Bed | Custom

    This is a Murphy bed that was completed in March 2009. It is our Alpine version in a queen turned sideways. What makes this one unique is the two tone color. The top, crown, feet blocks, base, and the edge of the verticals were all stained a Dark Walnut with a Dark cherry stain. The face...
  16. Is it a Bed or Locker | Red Sox Murphy Bed

    This was a fun one to build. This is a Murphy Bed that I built in November 2017 with a Locker theme. I built this one in It is from my Locker Murphy Bed Series. I took a full-size bed and one bookcase to make it look like a series of lockers. The face of the Murphy bed is divided it into three...
  17. Ebony Hudson Bay Murphy bed | Custom

    This is the first time I've used the Minwax Ebony stain by itself. I've used it in combination with a dye to achieve my cappuccino finish, but never alone and on oak. This bed was built in February 2011. It is a version called the Hudson Bay Murphy bed. It is the standard Alpine version with...
  18. French Quarter Murphy Bed w/Gothic Arch | Custom

    This is a Murphy Wall Bed going in the French Quarter and finished up in November 2012. The customer sketched up something and wanted the Gothic arch style doors. The were concerned with getting the arch correct. I did some research and found the formula to make the arch without having to...
  19. Fleur De Lis Murphy Bed | Custom

    This is a my Excalibur Murphy bed with a Louisiana Flair. I added a Fleur De Lis to the top corners where I normally add a Rosette. This one completed in August 2010. Wood type: Red Oak Stain: Gunstock by Minwax Finish: Medium Sheen Pre-Catalyzed Lacquer This one did go to New Orleans, but...
  20. Red Murphy bed (w/bld. pics) | Custom

    This is a Murphy bed that we built in the Smithsonian style, but without a desk. One of the biggest changes we did was to add fluted molding to the bookcases. We added it as a build up and not just as part of the face frame. This gave the crown and base moldings a flared out look. We...
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