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Bed project for my son and daughter-in-law.  Poplar posts + Beech for rest.


Here is the inspiration for the bed.

4" Square Poplar lower posts

top post

Beech stock

   


Making the patterns

  


Layout patterns


Turning finials for headposts

Roughing small finials for footposts

Clamping up Stock

  


Loose Tenons for headboard arch

Clamping headboard arch

 


Fitting Side top Rail

Clamping Side Rail

Clamping more stock for foot board

Typical Tenons for footboard and side rails

    


Gluing Headboard posts

Hand cut detail

Ready to glue finials

    


Side rail frames

Head & footboard frames

Dados

 


Foot post almost ready


Headboard getting close


Clamping more stock

 


Centering the post base

 

Slight arc on post base

 


Foot board clamping


Head board post base glue up


Foot board post

 


Full Foot board


Head board post


Head board full

 


Ready for Finish