Author Topic: Bunk Bed/Playhouse  (Read 1527 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline ear3

  • Posts: 3614
Bunk Bed/Playhouse
« on: September 07, 2017, 12:05 AM »
Wrapped this up about a month ago, but was there again earlier today to put shelves in the cubby underneath, so I got to take some pictures.  I did make a door for the cubby as well, but we're still deciding on hardware, so it hasn't yet been installed.

Client really wanted to use AC ply as the material and have exposed studs, so I was not going to stand in the way -- it definitely gives it more of a slapdash look.  The target audience is  4 yr. old, though, so I think the look is fine with her.  I did add some hardwood elements made from ash, however, to make it a bit cleaner.

Most of the plywood panels are doubled up 5/8, set over a 2x frames.  The bottom bed is just a large mitred box, inside of which I ran some joists on which to lay boards to support the mattress. 

The top bed that juts out rests on top of a 2x6 frame that spans the entire structure back to the wall, so it's plenty secure (just in case you were wondering)
« Last Edit: September 07, 2017, 12:14 AM by ear3 »
Kapex KS 120 w/UG Cart and Extensions • CXS Set • T18+3 w/Centrotec Installer's Set • PDC 18/4 • TS 75 • TSC 55 • HKC 55 w/250, 420 and 670 FSK rails • Carvex 420 w/Accessory Kit • Domino 500 Set • Domino 700 XL • OF 2200 w/Base Accessory Kit • OF 1400 • OF 1010 • MFK 700 EQ Set • LR 32 • MFS 400 w/2000, 1000, and 700 extensions • Rotex 90 • Rotex 150 • LS 130 • ETS-EC 150/5 • ETS-EC 150/3 • Pro 5 LTD • RTS 400 • RAS 115.04 • RS 2 • HL 850 • Vecturo OS 400 • CT 26 w/BT module • CT Sys w/Long-Life Bag • MFT/3

Festool USA does not pre-approve the contents of this website nor endorse the application or use of any Festool product in any way other than in the manner described in the Festool Instruction Manual. To reduce the risk of serious injury and/or damage to your Festool product, always read, understand and follow all warnings and instructions in your Festool product's Instruction Manual. Although Festool strives for accuracy in the website material, the website may contain inaccuracies. Festool makes no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness or timeliness of the material on this website or about the results to be obtained from using the website. Festool and its affiliates cannot be responsible for improper postings or your reliance on the website's material. Your use of any material contained on this website is entirely at your own risk. The content contained on this site is provided for informational purposes only and does not constitute professional advice.

Offline Svar

  • Posts: 1579
Re: Bunk Bed/Playhouse
« Reply #1 on: September 07, 2017, 12:06 PM »
I want one tooo!  [crying]

Offline Jasonj888

  • Posts: 104
    • Blog about woodworking and family life.
Re: Bunk Bed/Playhouse
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2017, 10:50 AM »
Great work, I like that the AC plywood really captured a treehouse kind of feel.