Friday, August 1, 2008

The New Bed

Last weekend Jake decided he was going to build a bed for us (It's about time). Our old bed was just on blocks of wood with a makeshift headboard. He had it built within a few hours, but it took almost a week to complete with all the different steps it takes to get the finish he wanted. He did a little each night after work, let it dry over night, then did a little more the next night after work. Luckily it didn't rain the whole week. Just when we were ready to put it in the house a storm started to blow through. We got it in the house just in time. I looks great. Sierra thinks it is the coolest new toy ever. Megan that we have a parent bed now. I am super excited. It looks awesome!!!


Just built


We put on Jake's Secret Aging Concoction then sanded most of it off. This gives it a black weathered undertone.


The finished product.


Another angle

8 comments:

Ted and Hilery said...

Wow! I am in awe of Jake's carpentry skills. Everything he has made is so beautiful but especially the bed. He is very talented.

Lena said...

Wow! That is gorgeous! Of course it is! Everything Jake makes is always gorgeous. I love it! Good work Jake!

Tami said...

That is so funny!
Guess you are officially adults now that you have a "parent bed".

Deb said...

It is beautiful!

Melissa said...

BEAUTIFUL! I love the quilt on your bed, too...did you make that? And, I am jealous you have 3 princesses living at your house!

jake said...

my grandma made me this quilt for me back in 2001

Jamie said...

Great job Jake- looks awesome! you should go into business! $$

Katie said...

I too am in awe of Jakes work. I love the quilt. I am big into quilts these days. Way to go guys.