Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Bunk beds

I am going to have to start posting more often as I have gotten behind in what we have been up to. We have been looking for bunk beds for Taylor and Caleb who are currently (but temporarily) sharing a room. We didn't want to spend a lot of money b/c the kids already have beds. After weeks of searching and not finding we asked our friend Aaron if he could make some. We were so excited when he said yes! And the cost to make them was $100.00. And I bet they are built better than those who pay $600 for. Matt and Aaron spent a Saturday and part of a Sunday working on them and the kids even got to lend a hand. We are hoping to get them assembled in the kids room on Friday so they can sleep in them. We are taking baby steps :) Actually we have just been so busy that we haven't been able to go get mattress's and there isn't any reason to assemble them until we have those. Hopefully the rain will give us enough of a break that we can get mattress's Thursday.

Caleb standing on the wood at the beginning of the project

Aaron cutting the wood

Taylor sanding the wood

Matt and Aaron hard at work...see the sawdust flying :)

Assembling the bed frames

Almost done

We forgot to get a picture of the finished beds before the guys took them apart for us to load in the truck and bring home.

The beds have been painted but sadly there are no pictures of this. Matt and his mom did the painting while me and the kids were gone for Spring Break. They are a pretty gray/blue color. I will post a picture of them once they are assembled in the kids room.


Sara said...

That is pretty cool that Aaron made the bunk beds! He must have a real talent!

I also loved the post of Caleb taking a bath with candles! Hilarious kid!

April said...

That is very cool! I think it's neat that Aaron and Matt made them. Makes anything so special, ya know. I can't wait to see the finished product picture! :)

zane said...

I recently came across a couple of colorful designs on more bunk bed and kids bedroom furniture.