Folks,I was asked if anyone has an idea approximately how many pens could be finished with a 2 oz. container of thin CA.I don't use this method for finishing- only stabilizing soft wood. Certainly it…Continue
I finished up all of the drawer boxes and drawer front as well as the face frame for the drawers under the lower bunk.
The face "frame" for the large under bed drawers is made from 3/4" oak plywood.This way it matches the other under the bed enclosure pieces.
The openings were cut using my trim saw, straight edge and making plunge cuts.…Continue
With the stairs pretty much finished, but not assembled, it was time to take care of a few of the "ornamental" details. Originally I had planned to make the "fences" out of square stock. Mimi thought they would look too masculine like that.
As most of the "Wednesday's Wisdom...."…Continue
Well the bed ends and rails are finished, except for sanding, so I thought the next place to work would be the stair/drawers assembly. From my Sketcheup drawing-
This an early "draft", but, pretty close to where I was heading. The uprights are glued up 1 x 6 with dadoes to accept the plywood…Continue
Once the ends of the beds were assembled, it was on to mounting the bed rail hardware. At first, I was going to assemble the bed with the bolt type hardware but decided to go with the more traditional hardware.
Bed Rail Fasteners from Woodcraft Item #…Continue