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Midcentury Modern Inspired Dog Bed



We plan on adopting a dog this summer and he will of course need a posh place to lay his ( or her) sweet head. I am currently crushing on hairpin legs so decided to do a mid century modern styled design.

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    1. Step: 1

      The MDF and ply wood needs to be cut with the tablesaw. The 1x6 boards can be cut with a miter saw.

    2. Step: 2

      Drill pocket holes in 3 of the 4 sides.

    3. Step: 3

      When the 1x6 boards have been sanded you can assemble. Screw the 1x6s into the base creating the sides and the back. The 2 shorter pieces are the sides and the long piece is the back. If you want to stain this, you may consider making the joints mitered (45 degree) cuts.

    4. Step: 4

      I didn't want any pocket hole visible so I chose to nail the corners together.

    5. Step: 5

      Once it was all put together I painted it and added the 4" hairpin legs to the bottom.

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Midcentury Modern Inspired Dog Bed

by Not Just A Housewife
Jun 29, 2015

We plan on adopting a dog this summer and he will of course need a posh place to lay his ( or her) sweet head. I am currently crushing on hairpin legs so decided to do a mid century modern styled design.

Project Steps

  1. Step: 1

    The MDF and ply wood needs to be cut with the tablesaw. The 1x6 boards can be cut with a miter saw.

  2. Step: 2

    Drill pocket holes in 3 of the 4 sides.

  3. Step: 3

    When the 1x6 boards have been sanded you can assemble. Screw the 1x6s into the base creating the sides and the back. The 2 shorter pieces are the sides and the long piece is the back. If you want to stain this, you may consider making the joints mitered (45 degree) cuts.

  4. Step: 4

    I didn't want any pocket hole visible so I chose to nail the corners together.

  5. Step: 5

    Once it was all put together I painted it and added the 4" hairpin legs to the bottom.