In this production rustic log originals How to build a log bed, custom rustic furniture maker Kelly Maxwell shows how to build a log style rustic bed. He takes a step-by-step approach by selecting logs, prep, and sanding to the finished natural wood bed. This video produced by Littlebranch Farm also includes a complete cut list and detailed instructions on building a log style rustic bed. Each basic skills taught will also enable you to branch out and build other rustic log furniture designs. Whether it is a log vanity or rustic table you will have the skills to develop as a custom rustic furniture maker.
Select the right trees in the woods
Take off the bark and prep the wood
Cut appropriately sized parts
Cut mortise and tenon joints
Assemble a headboard and footboard
Construct and attach side rails
Choose an appropriate finish
The video includes the plans to use for building your own rustic bed. Also, the tool list Kelly used and the cut list to make sure you can recreate this style of custom furniture. Watch the trailer below!
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