My twist on the farmhouse bed.

Here is my spin on the Farmhouse bed.  I made the entire thing 8 inches taller, added a couple random pieces here and there, and stained it dark walnut.  I also modified the plans to use a box spring and bed rail fasteners to make it easier to take apart.

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
$250
Estimated Time Investment
Week Long Project (20 Hours or More)
Type of Wood
Pine and fir standard lumber from Home Depot
Finish Used
I applied 2 heavy coats of dark walnut stain using a piece of cotton shirt as a rag. Just dip the rag in the stain and rub it into the wood going with the grain. I've found using a rag instead of brushes gets a more even coat of stain and goes is a lot faster. I didn't use any poly because I live in a log cabin in Alaska and wanted a more rustic look.
Recommended Skill Level
Beginner

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