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Bed upgrade – delivered

I finished up applying urethane to the bed a few days ago. I disassembled it and let it set in the garage for the last couple of days to allow … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bed upgrade – day 8

Well, I got pulled into working on some other things for the last couple of days, but I had a good bit of the day, today, reserved for working on … Continue reading

May 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bed upgrade – day 7

My goal last night was to create the center support rail for the bed. I need something sturdy enough to support all of the weight of the mattress, box spring, … Continue reading

May 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bed upgrade – day 6

I installed the receiving side of the rail fasteners on the posts a couple of days ago, so today I have to install the hook side on the side rails. I … Continue reading

May 19, 2014 · 1 Comment

Bed upgrade – day 5

I decided to get the footboard stained since it is finished. I have no idea what color I need so I did some test pieces to see what I had. None … Continue reading

May 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bed upgrade – day 4

Before I assemble the footboard permanently, I need to install the bed rail fasteners. I bought Rockler’s 6″ bed rail fasteners. I noticed a lot of mixed reviews on them. … Continue reading

May 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

Bed upgrade – day 3

I had a chat with the clients this past weekend. They wanted to know if I could extend the beaded panel through the extensions. I admit the head and footboards … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · 1 Comment

Bed upgrade – day 2

To cut the 3/4″ wide mortises, in the extension blocks, for the headboard, I am using a 3/4″ drill bit to hog out most of the material. I grabbed my … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bed upgrade – day 1

I have a new challenge on my shop floor this week. A friend of mine asked me to upsize a headboard and footboard from a queen to a king. They … Continue reading

May 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

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