This WoodNet thread really blew my mind: WoodNetter ksquared photographed and wrote about the build process his wife went through to build a gorgeous Thomas Moser bed.
Not only is the finished bed beautiful, but there’s a fantastic write up with very clear photographs that follow along with the process… such as this one:
and this one here:
I think the most amazing thing is that this was his wife’s first woodworking project!
ksquared followed up with me in the forum and let me know that:
“this was in fact her first furniture type woodworking project but not her first excursion to the shop. We remodeled our house over the course of seven years including a lot of cabinet work and built-ins. She did her part in all that work including building and hanging raised panel doors, drawers, a nice glassware cabinet with glass doors and a set of bookcases for her study.
We pretty much shared all the work so she is not intimidated by woodworking. However, we all know there is a big difference between case goods and furniture so this project was a definitely new experience for her. She “circled” it for awhile.”
Check out the thread and appreciate the whole story of the build. It’s well told in photos and prose. Thanks for your work on this ksquared – we look forward to seeing more work from the both of you!
My Wife Finishes A Major Project (Warning: Lots of Pictures)
I would just like to thank you for your very nice comments. To say that I am overwhelmed is an understatement. I am very proud of the bed as it’s completion gave me a great sense of accomplishment. However, through my husband’s excellent posting and all of the wonderful words of encouragement, I have begun to realize a much deeper respect for the art of woodworking. Rest assured there is soon to be another Ksquared project posted. This time I have taken the pictures and will post the commentary.
The woodworking community can have a powerful effect – looks like you’re hooked for sure now ;) Thanks for stopping by and we look forward to your next project!
Could you please tell me where I can find plans for that style bed? I absolutley love it! And because you’ve made it look so easy (I’m kidding – I’m sure it was really a challenge, albeit a worthwhile one!), I’d love to surprise my wife with one.
Thank you so very much for sharing your pics and story and for truly inspiring me (and many others I’m sure) with your work.
– WW III
Very nice piece. I love the design and your husband should be proud! Is this plan available for purchase? If so, where? Thanks so much! I have fallen in love with this project and hope that I may be able to make my very own!
A lady single handedly engineering such a nice beautiful bed. This is amazing.