Designed after a four-post bed by Gustav Stickley, this queen-size version features a Glasgow-style inlay and can be adapted to suit any mattress height. The construction is mortise-and-tenon, the posts are tapered, and the head- and foot-boards are curved. Kevin Rodel made this Arts and Crafts classic in the traditional white oak.
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@JVD, the digital plan for the bed is here: https://www.tauntonstore.com/Stickley-Inspired-Bed-Plan-Digital.html
In response to battlewalrus, I don't know for sure what Mr. Rodel would do but I made a quick modifcation based on common construction for a king-sized bed. A rail down the middle with a central leg. See: https://flic.kr/p/SFH8ez and https://flic.kr/p/Sia1Ty
How would you scale this up to a king size? And should additional support be added underneath for a larger bed?
Sorry about the confusion Steven. That eLetter went out almost 2 weeks ago. I kept the article free to the public for a week after that.
I received my e-letter from Fine Woodworking Free Plan - Arts & Crafts Bed
The plans aren't really free. The e-letter reading Free Plans is a bit deceiving. Choose your words carefully Fine Woodworking.
free plans where???
No stain. That is from fuming the oak in ammonia.
To download the plans, click the "View PDF" button above these comments.
Love the bed. It's annoying though, that despite the article indicating that expanded plans and cutlists are available for purchase, they are in fact, currently not. Seems like FWW could figure this out.
I really like the coloring of the oak. What stain was used on this project?
Thanks Ben. Would be so nice to have a metric conversion too.
Page 3 and 4 of the article have all of the dimension you need to make this project.
Read the article, but can't find the "free plans" anywhere. Am I missing something?