Suzie W
Suzie W
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  • Temple, TX

DIY Reclaimed Wood Bed


Some friends of mine were throwing away some wood from an old deck. So my husband and I snagged the wood and decided to make a bed. It took about an afternoon to build and a couple more days to stain and seal it to allow for drying time. We are totally in love with our free bed!
Before: the loot.
Before: the loot.
Tracing the pattern
Tracing the pattern
built, ready to be sanded
built, ready to be sanded
Finished reclaimed wood bed
Finished reclaimed wood bed
Finished reclaimed wood bed
Finished reclaimed wood bed
Finished reclaimed wood bed
Finished reclaimed wood bed
Suzie W

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3 questions
  • Dzs9951369
    on Aug 25, 2016

    How did you make the side and foot of the bed

  • Chris
    on Jul 21, 2018

    It looks great. I'm wondering how safe the wood is since it was from a deck. Most deck wood is pressure treated so it contains arsenic which is a toxin.

  • Cheryl
    on May 4, 2019

    Hi Suzie.

    How did you make the pattern/stencil for the headboard? The bed is beautiful.

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