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518 Platform Bed Build No. 7 “Headboard Schmeadboard”

February 2, 20142 Comments

I’m getting oh so close to the end of the platform bed build, but we still have a couple more episodes to go before we finally wrap it up for good. On today’s episode we start working on the headboard. More specifically we start working on the supports that will hold the headboard itself in […]

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517 Platform Bed No. 6 “A place to lay down”

January 19, 201411 Comments

We’re FINALLY moving forward with the platform bed. After this round of construction it actually resembles a place you could lay down and take a snooze. In today’s episode we construct the platform itself. A simple mitered frame that gets attached to the “undercarriage” and a series of slats to keep the mattress from falling […]

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515 Platform Bed No. 4 “Box assembly”

December 6, 20132 Comments

It feels like I skipped around a little in the last episode and should have instead saved working on the legs until after the assembly work in today’s episode. With that said, in this episode we’re assembling the box upon which the platform will rest and the legs will be attached. In other words, we’re […]

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513 Platform Bed Build No. 2 “A Box”

November 3, 201312 Comments

The next component of the platform bed build to tackle is the box encasing the undercarriage assembly. It has three purposes: First, it’s a means to support the undercarriage assembly for when it’s attached to the platform proper. Second, it’ll act as part of the support and reinforcement system for when we attach the legs […]

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