Home-milled cherry makes this one special.
SHOP OWNER: Virgil Johnson
LOCATION: Versailles, KY
This is a pencil post bed that I built in 1991. It is a copy of one that was featured in FWW #76 in an article by Christian Becksvoort.
The 80" tall posts were made from 12/4 cherry that I had milled a few years earlier. The rails are 1 3/4 x 6 cherry. I put the bed together with mortise-and-tenon construction and used bed bolts so that I can use it relatively easy. All of the wood is air dried and came from the same farm. The finish is natural Deftoil.. . . Virgil Johnson
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