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DadOfFour

Member Since: 10/2015

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  1. Comment Reply: over 1 year ago
    Checker bowl : DadOfFour
    Thank you!
  2. Comment Reply: over 1 year ago
    Checker bowl : DadOfFour
    Thank you! It’s my wife’s favorite :)
  3. Comment Reply: over 1 year ago
    Checker bowl : DadOfFour
    Thank you! My mentor selects a few people every few years and takes 6 months to teach a “basic” bowl. It has taken me three years to develope this particular design.
  4. Comment: over 1 year ago
    Custom toddler Bed
    Fun build and great color choices!
    By DadOfFour
  5. Comment: over 1 year ago
    Coffered ceiling
    Great job! So much depth was added to this room.
    By DadOfFour
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    • This is cool. I want to learn the technique.
      By freebird, on February 12, 2018
      • Thank you! My mentor selects a few people every few years and takes 6 months to teach a “basic” bowl. It has taken me three years to develope this particular design.
        By DadOfFour, on February 13, 2018

    • I love this! It is beautiful.
      By deloachdebbie, on February 12, 2018
      • Thank you! It’s my wife’s favorite :)
        By DadOfFour, on February 13, 2018

    • Impressive!
      By Sarah C., on February 12, 2018
      • Thank you!
        By DadOfFour, on February 13, 2018

    • Wow, such a rich and intricate result. Nice work.
      By grover959, on February 12, 2018
      • I really appreciate you saying that! It took a long time to finialize this one.
        By DadOfFour, on February 13, 2018

    • Beautiful! What is the marbled wood?
      By mdweitzel, on February 13, 2018
      • It’s spalted maple. Super fun to work with!
        By DadOfFour, on February 13, 2018
      • Very cool! Thanks for letting me know!
        By mdweitzel, on February 13, 2018

    • Beautiful! What is the marbled wood?
      By mdweitzel, on February 13, 2018


    • Such amazing workmanship!!!
      By kissablegal, on February 13, 2018
      • It took many tries to get this. Thank you!
        By DadOfFour, on February 13, 2018

    • Very cool. I keep saying I want to try that but keep putting it off. I love your choice of contrasting wood. Is that a salad bowl finish or just an oil?
      By mrpip, on February 13, 2018
      • It’s walnut oil. Everything is totally food safe. This one is more of a candy bowl size but I usually make them salad bowl sized.
        By DadOfFour, on February 13, 2018

    • Beautiful work! I need to try something like that.
      By wellsweb62, on February 13, 2018
      • It’s a really fun process!
        By DadOfFour, on February 13, 2018

    • That is some serious talent. Thanks for sharing your skill.
      By gypsy58_102621, on February 13, 2018
      • Thank you for commenting!
        By DadOfFour, on February 13, 2018

    • Wow, this is gorgeous! What is the process like to curve the wood? We are so intrigued!
      By RYOBI NATION, on February 13, 2018
      • I can’t share the exact process but it starts with a Ring Master cutter and ends with a ton of math lol. Thank you!
        By DadOfFour, on February 13, 2018

    • Now that is gorgeous!!!
      By CathBrad, on February 13, 2018

    • Ive been wanting to do something like this. What type of resin/epoxy did you use?
      By jester5042, on February 13, 2018
      • I just use Titebond III, walnut oil, and bees wax. All food safe :)
        By DadOfFour, on February 13, 2018

    • Beautifully done.
      By RBoehles, on February 13, 2018
      • Thank you very much!
        By DadOfFour, on February 13, 2018

    • wow that's so cool
      By Edwin_Designs, on February 14, 2018
      • Thank you. It’s a really fun project!
        By DadOfFour, on February 15, 2018

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  7. Comment: over 1 year ago
    Reclaimed Barn Wood Bar Cart
    Really nice cart. The pipe and wheels make it something special for sure!
    By DadOfFour
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    • This is definitely a project to be proud of, DadOfFour!
      By RYOBI NATION, on December 28, 2017
      • Thank you, I only wish it was in my own yard :)
        By DadOfFour, on December 31, 2017
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    • Such an awesome design! Your boys are going to enjoy this for years to come!
      By RYOBI Nation, on January 3, 2017
      • Thanks, it was a really fun build!
        By DIYDadOf4, on January 3, 2017

    • This is freaking awesome!! Do you have an instagram?
      By Smashingdiy, on January 4, 2017
      • Thanks, no I do not have an Instagram. Mostly I just build for my family and friends, this is the first project I have ever posted socially :)
        By DIYDadOf4, on January 4, 2017

    • Such a creative idea!
      By Treesong77, on January 4, 2017
      • Necessesity is the product of invention :)
        By DIYDadOf4, on January 4, 2017

    • Well you should post more! I'm loving this design!! Maybe we can collab and I make some plans for this!! :)
      By Smashingdiy, on January 4, 2017
      • I "build"everything in Sketchup before starting projects and in my larger projects I make cut lists. I do try to make them accessible if anyone wants to make them :)
        By DIYDadOf4, on January 4, 2017

    • I would love to see the plans and make this myself!
      By Smashingdiy, on January 4, 2017
      • Sure, although you need SketchUp (free I think) and someway for me to get them to you. They are in 3D model form not nessarily plan form, just FYI :)
        By DIYDadOf4, on January 7, 2017

    • Excellent beds for saving space
      By Norgie, on January 7, 2017
      • Thank you! It's doing a great job so far!
        By DIYDadOf4, on January 7, 2017

    • Love it! You know little sis is going to want a bunk someday too. Start planning the addition. ;)
      By Susan D, on January 8, 2017

    • Love it! You know little sis is going to want a bunk someday too. Start planning the addition. ;)
      By Susan D, on January 8, 2017
      • Already thinking about it! :)
        By DIYDadOf4, on February 11, 2017

    • Voted again today! Wish I would have had these bunks about 10 years ago!
      By Norgie, on January 8, 2017

    • I have sketchup..heres my email handmadehavenn@gmail.com
      By Smashingdiy, on January 9, 2017
      • Sent :) there where some on the fly alterations. I do know there is a 37" measure that is actually 39", they are a few cross bars but I'm not exactly sure where I'm the plan.
        By DIYDadOf4, on January 11, 2017

    • Very nice. You should do well in this contest. Great work.
      By schmidtbuilt1982, on January 11, 2017
      • Thank you, I'm loving your solar pole barn too!
        By DIYDadOf4, on January 11, 2017


    • Fantastic
      By 3Boone, on February 7, 2017

    • No way. Not without rails ...
      By user_miller_523394, on February 10, 2017
      • There are rails on the top. The middle bunk is protected as well.. additionally, since it is diy rails can always be added :)
        By DIYDadOf4, on February 11, 2017
      • Those are far from legal or practical rails. Your kids never roll out of the bed?
        By user_miller_523394, on February 11, 2017
      • No, my kiddos are fine. As I said, it can always be adjusted. The beauty of building your own projects :).
        By DIYDadOf4, on February 11, 2017
      • Thanks again for your comments. If you have any questions concerning the build, materials or process I'd be happy to answer them. I do believe the safety factor has been covered so we can move on. Happy creating!
        By DIYDadOf4, on February 13, 2017

    • Sorry, I think there needs to be rails on this project? A small child falling from that top bunk could be seriously injured.
      By agbiz85, on February 10, 2017
      • These pictures may not represent the rail spacing very well. I had designed this with recommended rail gaps compared to commercially available metal and wood frame bunks. My three boys love this bed and have had no issues with possible falls.. That being said, any "children's climber" over 36" in height needs to have 4" of general padding or approved landing area in a commercial environment. Fortunately this is my home and my kids are very happy with how it is. Recently we even had 9 kids ranging in ages 3-10 climbing all over it for a few hours. Other then the room feeling like a sweaty kid sauna, we had no issues :)
        By DIYDadOf4, on February 11, 2017

    • Can you send the plans to jayson.england@gmail.com ?
      By Theory249, on February 10, 2017
      • Sent, let me know if you have any questions. You will need Sketchup to view the file.
        By DIYDadOf4, on February 11, 2017

    • Congratulations Jace a wonderful job!
      By Norgie, on February 11, 2017

    • This is awesome, I have three boys in a room and have been wanting to do something similar! I love your design, I have sketch up if you don't mind sending over the plans? Maybe someday I could actually get this done! Mindi@MyLove2Create.com Thanks!
      By MyLove2Create, on February 21, 2017
      • Sorry for the very late reply! I’m happy to send the project plans.
        By DadOfFour, on December 27, 2017

    • Love these can you send the plans to me ztcane@gmail.com thank you
      By Ztcanes, on August 14, 2017

    • Love these can you send the plans to me ztcane@gmail.com thank you
      By Ztcanes, on August 14, 2017

    • Love these can you send the plans to me ztcane@gmail.com thank you
      By Ztcanes, on August 14, 2017

    • Can you send me the plans for this triple bunk bed? rbdouglass7@gmail.com
      By Hjahd, on August 15, 2017

    • Can you send me the plans for this? Kathetapp@gmail.com
      By Momof4, on August 31, 2017

    • Hi, would you please send it to happyweefeet@hotmail.com, its brilliant option for my tiny bedroom :) thank you
      By curious17, on September 19, 2017

    • What size material did you use? Did you put anything in the hole under the second bed? Was wondering if a dresser could fit there or a play house.
      By Kalswan14, on October 16, 2017
      • This was all done with KD 2x4’s. There is definitely room under the second bed, my kids make their own forts under that part. Definitely room for a dresser or really anything. Without looking I’d say it’s 3.5’ square.
        By DadOfFour, on December 27, 2017

    • What are the dimensions for this entire project I want to build the same exact layout for my family
      By Nelson86, on December 27, 2017

    • What are the dimensions for this entire project I want to build the same exact layout for my family
      By Nelson86, on December 27, 2017
      • The beds are standard twin and the second bed can be moved closer in or farther out to fit the space you need. I believe the height is 74” but I can send you the sketch up plans if you would like them?
        By DadOfFour, on December 27, 2017

    • Thank you everyone for your comments. I’ll be sending out a copy of the plans to everyone who requested one and left their email. Sorry for the delayed reply!
      By DadOfFour, on December 27, 2017

    • Thanks for sharing the plans of your awesome build with the RYOBI Nation community DadOfFour!
      By RYOBI NATION, on December 28, 2017

    • This is great! I've been looking to build something like this for my 3 boys too! Would you mind sending me the plans? What was your all in $ on the wood? Thanks for sharing this!
      By aaronbiby, on February 19, 2018
      • Hi aaronbiby! I’m happy to send you the Sketchup model for this. I don’t have and actual plans but the model is 90% accurate in measurements. I started at the bottom and made sure to measure the short pieces lol. The trick is in the structure of the design. I’m happy to answer any questions you may have after you see the model. I really don’t have a price, I think I purchased 25- 10’ Kiln Dried 2x4’s and two pounds of 2 1/2” deck screws. Lastly, I just need your email address!
        By DadOfFour, on February 26, 2018
      • Hey! Looks awesome could you send to mscottcole@gmail.com - building ASAP Thanks!!
        By haberdasher, on March 7, 2018
      • I’ll send it righ to you Haberdasher!
        By DadOfFour, on March 12, 2018

    • I love this idea I have 3 girls n 2 boys.. could u send me ur plans plz n ty, megabrat162003@yahoo.com
      By Momoffive, on March 14, 2018
      • Just sent! Let me know if you have any questions :)
        By DadOfFour, on March 14, 2018

    • Can I please have the plans for this! thank you Broganhernandez@gmail.com

      By broganlaine, on August 25, 2018
      • Sent, sorry for the extreme delay!
        By DadOfFour, on December 27, 2018

    • It's an awesome design. Can you please share alejandratorres2505@yahoo.com. thank you
      By Mama_2_5, on October 5, 2018
      • Sent, sorry for the delay!
        By DadOfFour, on December 27, 2018

    • Hello,
      I have just sent the plans to the last three people who requested them. Sorry for any delays!
      Please let me know if you have any questions. 
      By DadOfFour, on December 27, 2018

    • Can I please get the plans for this
      By Schumacher, on January 8, 2019
      • Hi, I’ll need your email to send the SketchUp of the beds. 
        By DadOfFour, on January 8, 2019

    • Charmaineschumacher@gmail.com
      By Schumacher, on January 8, 2019

    • Hello!  My husband is excited to build this for our 3 boys.  Will you please send us the plans to meredithy@gmail.com?  Thanks and really lovely work!  
      By Sargentfamily, on January 14, 2019

    • Would love a copy of the sketch up and cut list. sunrein@gmail.com
      By scottyew, on January 28, 2019

    • Bonjour,

      Je cherchais une idée pour gagner de la place pour notre petite chambre de Montagne et je tombe sur votre publication.
      Elle est idéale.
      Je souhaiterais moi aussi le plan avec vos dimensions svp.
      lincee1@hotmail.com

      Cordialement

      Céline
      Et encore félicitations pour votre création
      By Celine1505, on February 5, 2019

    • I have Sketchup and would love the plans!  Beccawilliamson@me.com.  Thank you so much for being willing to share!  I've been searching for something like this - we have 3 girls and it's tough finding options for triple beds.  Time to tackle a DIY :)
      By beccabeccabecca, on April 4, 2019
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