Build a Mission-style Bed
Become an Online Member today
to get compete access
to this video series
Join FineWoodworking.com's online membership.
Videos in the Series
Get an introduction to all of the episodes in this video workshop series and learn a great technique for designing furniture with scale models.
In the first episode of the series How to Build a build, you'll learn a cost-effective way to create a Stickley-stlyle leg with quarter-sawn white oak on all for sides.
Learn how to cut a large number of tenons quickly with a cool horizontal router box created by Ernie Conover.
Learn how to use a hollow-chisel mortiser to quickly and accurately cut the teons for the headboard and footboard slats, in this episode of How to Build a Bed.
Learn to cut accurate tenons on the tablesaw with a dado set in the final stages of the headboard and footboard construction.
To cut the tenons on the long bed rails in this episode of How to Build a Bed, Matt demonstrates a simple t-square jig that requires only a router, jigsaw, and basic handtools.
Learn how to install traditional bed bolts in this episode of How to Build a Bed, and watch a neat trick for hiding the bolt with a fake through tenon.
See the bed come together in the final episode of How to Build a Bed, and learn some helpful glue-up and assembly tips.
How to make a bed, literally. Watch this silent movie of Matt Berger assemblying his "Morris" Bed, featured in the Video Workshop series How to Build a Bed.
Post your work in The Gallery
Become a Better Woodworker
More Members Only Videos
- Woodturning Basics
- Single Board Side Table
- Queen Anne Lowboy
- Veneered Boxes with a Twist
- Country Pine Hutch