Furniture

Reader DIY Project: King-Size Bed by Jason Ackerman

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We recently received an interesting DIY project from Jason Ackerman, president of Imagine This Design Group, a company in Buffalo/Niagara, USA. We thought that sharing it could only have a positive effect, so here it is: “I just completed a king size bed I was commissioned to make for a client. The bed was designed around one thought: reuse. The client wanted a reclaimed distress look so we went to our local reuse dealer and found a batch of wood. 100 year old pine from a building in downtown Buffalo, NY. The material is 3″ x 8″ and I thought there would be great design play using the thick material and incorporating a delicate basket weave pattern in the headboard.“- Jason wrote us. Freshome readers, we would like to read your honest opinions about this project and invite you to share your own design creations by e-mail or Facebook!

3 comments

  • Our Builders March 25, 2011 at 14:05 PM Login to Reply →

    Excellent idea! Eco-friendly beds or furniture in general. Why waste natural materials why they can be reused? I would love to see not only beds, but also other examples of how home interior can be made using recycled materials.

  • Dhita March 27, 2011 at 18:06 PM Login to Reply →

    It looks very sturdy and heavy.

  • home about March 28, 2011 at 06:35 AM Login to Reply →

    like this article and images. realy post and very nice. like homedesigning.us