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    Sleigh bed built from ash

    Hi all, I have posted about this bed several times snd many thanks for all your comments and help, it is now complete and I'm really happy with how it's come out. Just as a brief description, I got left 1k fromm Granny and Grsndsd when they passed on a couple of years ago, and have been...
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    Designing and making an Emperor size Sleigh Bed

    @Cabinetman any suggestions on finishes to bring the best out of this?
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    Sleigh bed build from Ash

    Ah, sorry Yes, it's a router jig to cut loose tenons, just made it out of perspex so I could see what I was doing better.
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    Sleigh bed build from Ash

    You've got me, not sure what you mean?
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    Sleigh bed build from Ash

    The window? Do you mean the panels in the headboard snd footboard? If so, they are going to be filled with leather panels, with foam in, my wife is just making them just now, this is one of them
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    Sleigh bed build from Ash

    Thanks, and the workshop is for my business mainly, I build aluminium boats also, so need plenty of room.
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    Sleigh bed build from Ash

    Few more of the build and jig.
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    Sleigh bed build from Ash

    Thought I would start a new thread as the other one is quite old and people may not see it. Hi all, I'm away back offshore for two weeks but the bed is nearing completion and I'm fairly happy with the results. Any ideas on what to use to finish this would be appreciated, torn between a few...
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    Designing and making an Emperor size Sleigh Bed

    Few photos of the build and the jig I made for making floating tenons with the router.
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    Designing and making an Emperor size Sleigh Bed

    Hi all, Hopefully some of you will see this, I'm away back offshore for two weeks but the bed is nearing completion and I'm fairly happy with the results. Any ideas on what to use to finish this would be appreciated, torn between a few things just now, but the main contenders are either Danish...
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    Designing and making an Emperor size Sleigh Bed

    @Cabinetman and anyone else still watching this post, have made slight progress, got templates cnc cut for the head and foot sections, here's a photo, have ordered the Ash for it, a friend of mine with a large wood shop is planing it all down to thickness for me, the whole thing will be around...
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    Designing and making an Emperor size Sleigh Bed

    Thinking to put two of the domino connectors in each corner, have changed the bed slightly now to have legs that support the ends and the ends of the side rails. Just make feet from 40mm stock and domino them in the underside.
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