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  1. 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...
  2. Sideways Chalkboard Murphy Bed | Custom

    This is a bed that was completed in February 2010. It is a murphy bed turned sideways with a chalkboard and a wide bookcase. I've build a sideways chalkboard bed before but not with the desk style bookcase on the end. The problem with the horizontal murphy wall beds is unless you place it in...
  3. Horizontal Contempo Murphy bed | Custom

    This is the horizontal version of my Contempo Murphy bed. It was completed in August 2010. It is the first time that I've built this combination. The Contempo was originally a modification of my Alpine style. I just moved the score lines and moved the legs to the side. This customer choose...
  4. Templeton Horizontal | Murphy bed | Custom

    This murphy wall bed is a horizontal version to the Templeton. This customer choose to have a one 24" bookcase. We finished it in a dye/stain finish that we call Standard Cherry. For more building pictures see my Current Projects page wwbeds.com or I have 6000+ pictures divided by month in my...
  5. Chalkboard Built-in Murphy bed | Custom

    This is a murphy wall bed that was completed in March 2011. It was one that had to have a lot of pre-planning. The customer, which is located out of state, wanted it built in. It was a not so typical configuration on the layout. The ceiling had a 45 degree turn about 7" down. We also had to...
  6. Wall Bed | Simple Horizontal | Custom

    This is a simple Murphy Wall bed using the Create-a-bed mechanism. I built it straight off the plans from CAB. Benefits of the Horizontal unit is they are great for low ceilings. They also don't have much of a projection. More on the sizes and projection: Murphy bed dimensions Great for low...
  7. Horizontal Murphy Bed |Fold Up Desk | Custom

    This is a Horizontal Alpine murphy bed with some modifications. I added a full length desk to the face of the wall bed. The desk top folds up and two wings hinge around to support the top. Even though gravity holds the desk top down, I needed top put a latch on it so that when the bed opens...
  8. Euro Murphy w/Upper Bookcase | Custom

    This murphy bed was a special request from a customer. We completed this in January 2011 and shipped to San Francisco, California. We changed up a few things on it. It was built off the Euro design. The first thing is we took the normal 49" leg and extended it all the way across the front...
  9. Smith's Ross Murphy bed | Custom

    This is a sideways version of my Ross murphy bed. I used a 3 false door and 3 false drawer front design. The stain color on this was Provincial from Minwax. For more building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com.
  10. Murphy Bed | Manhattan, Bookcase, and Desk| Custom

    This horizontal Murphy bed is one I built before. This time I added a folding desk to the face and bookcase on the top. This has been a popular one lately. This Manhattan Horizontal version has a real contemporary face. The handle is cut into the upper portion of the face, so that it really...
  11. Assembly Table

    As my projects are getting larger I realized that I needed an area to assemble/finish them. I have workbench that was just too small to pull double-duty. In a couple of hours I threw together an assembly bench on casters from 1×3s I had laying around. It is 40" tall, 24" deep, and 48" wide...
  12. Murphy bed | Horizontal Mitered Doors| Custom

    This is a Horizontal murphy bed that I built. This sideways version has mitered raised panel doors on the front. I also put that same panel door design on the side. The back panel is covered in fabric and placed in there in three panels. It covers the entire back and replaces the headboard...
  13. Murphy Bed | Horizontal Manhattan| Custom

    This is a Murphy bed that I built turned sideways. It is a horizontal queen made in what I can the Manhattan Murphy Bed Face style. The overall look is contemporary with the clean lines. The handle is at the top and recessed on top of and behind the face. The handle actually makes an "L"...
  14. Sideways Ross Murphy Bed | Custom

    This is a Murphy bed that was completed on January 26, 2008. It is called The Ross. This is a style that I build often, but this is the first sideways version. Here is an upright version that I posted on Lumberjocks called Ross Murphy Bed. It is built in oak with 2 24" bookcases. Most of...
  15. Horizontal Murphy Bed w/Sofa| Custom

    This is a Horizontal (sideways) murphy bed that was built using the Alpha Spring system. I call this version my Templeton. It has kind of a shaker look to it. Sofa I built a sofa in front of it. The cushions can be removed and the bed folds down over it. Normally I have arms built onto the...
  16. Horizontal Murphy Bed | TV Cabinet On Top| Custom

    This is a murphy bed that I built in June 2015. It has a shaker style front with false doors and drawers. The upper bookcase was designed to hold a TV. This one was built using maple wood with a provencial stain by Minwax. More on this Shaker Murphy Bed. Building Pictures For more...
  17. Horizontal Murphy Bed: Contempo | Custom

    This is a Sideways or Horizontal murphy bed using the Create-a-bed mechanism. It is modeled off the Vertical style of my Contempo Murphy Bed. It is just a plain murphy bed with clean lines. I also added a real simple top and bottom molding. Wood: Maple Stain: Gunstock by Minwax Hardware...
  18. Wooden model of ballochmyle viaduct

    I made this viaduct from an elm that grew within 500yards of the actual viaduct it's based on. The bridge when built had the biggest stone arch in the world. It also featured in the film mission impossible. I built it to near enough a 1:190 scale
  19. Finishing
    I need to finish some cedar slabs that will be outdoors at a winery. I need to know how to save it from the elements and people spilling wine for as long as possible.
  20. Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories
    My Dado Blade has not been giving me clean cuts as shown here on this tenon. The tenon is striped and uneven. I should be able to achieve a cleaner cut correct? What am doing wrong? I have a Freud 8" Dado set. In this case I was using all the blades, with no spacers.
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