Modern Farmhouse Doll Bed

Submitted by papamike on Sat, 10/03/2020 - 16:29

I made a 1/4 scale model of The Modern Farmhouse Bed as a doll bed for one of my granddaughters. I just divided all the measurements by four to get the dimensions and cut my "lumber" from a single 2 x 4. I cut shallow slots in the headboard posts for the planks to fit into, then glued them and secured with clamps and tiny nails. I made the slots where the side rails met the headboard and footboard posts a little deeper, 1/4", glued, clamped, and tacked with the tiny nails. All the nails were countersunk and the holes filled. Stained with "Aged wheat" stain. Foam rubber mattress and pillow covered by fabric.

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
$3.00
Estimated Time Investment
Afternoon Project (3-6 Hours)
Type of Wood
Pine 2x4 cut up to make pieces.
Finish Used
Verathane Aged Wheat
Recommended Skill Level
Beginner

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