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Offline ultane

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New bed for my grandson
« on: March 12, 2019, 12:58 AM »
I had no plans, just figured it out in my head.
Baltic birch plywood box and top [emoji3581]
Pine wrap for crib mattress [emoji3581]
Poplar trim on bottom [emoji3581]
Mitered all corners with dominos [emoji3581]
Bottom dominoed in place [emoji3581]
West System epoxy [emoji3581]
Painted with Apollo 835 turbine using General Finishes Snow White [emoji3581]

« Last Edit: March 12, 2019, 01:02 AM by ultane »
I might be wrong… Just ask my X...

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Offline jobsworth

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Re: New bed for my grandson
« Reply #1 on: March 12, 2019, 08:31 PM »
very very nice. I like the storage under the bed. that will certainly come in handy

Offline travisj

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Re: New bed for my grandson
« Reply #2 on: March 12, 2019, 09:49 PM »
Very clean look.  Nicely done.

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Offline WoodyBuddy

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Re: New bed for my grandson
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2019, 10:04 PM »
I will love to make something similar to this for my grandson too. It looks amazing. I hope you wouldn’t mind, giving it was your idea?😀

Offline Sparktrician

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Re: New bed for my grandson
« Reply #4 on: March 25, 2019, 09:30 AM »
I like the ejection mechanism for days when he doesn't want to get up...   [scared]   [poke]
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Offline jarbroen

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Re: New bed for my grandson
« Reply #5 on: April 02, 2019, 04:00 PM »
Lol, I was thinking the same thing - quick way to roll him out!
Storage, especially with kids around, is always handy.

Offline Luis Mendez

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Re: New bed for my grandson
« Reply #6 on: April 05, 2019, 07:58 PM »
I really like how look. Clear and useful bed.

Offline mattbyington

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Re: New bed for my grandson
« Reply #7 on: April 09, 2019, 01:24 PM »
Looks beautiful!!


Offline jjowen

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Re: New bed for my grandson
« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2019, 08:04 PM »
Looks really good.

Just one thing you should consider is Piaget's 5th equation of cognitive development;

      Child + hidden compartment = Child in hidden compartment*

Do assess the ability for your grandson, at various ages, to get into the storage box, and then get out again, or at least breath and raise the alarm. I don't mean to be a downer here, and you may have already considered this, but we all need to look at our projects from a safety point of view.

*ok, I just made that up, but you get the point.
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