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Bed frame angle iron.
« on: August 25, 2017, 09:55:42 PM »
In another thread I had a pic of all the bed frame angle iron I had. I've made all sorts of things out of it but I came up with an idea.
My sister owns a high end furniture store and industrial / re-purposed / vintage stuff is all the rage and sells fast for big bucks.
I'm making a set of end tables and a coffee table outta bed frame and expanded metal. I left the holes in it purposely.
I use a flap disc on it to leave a cool finish and clear coat it.
Today I made an end table top. The legs will be made of pipe or tube cut in half.
I'll have to ask my sister and look around to see what something like this would sell for.
I only have about an hour and a half in the top from start to finish. I could probably speed that up.
I could also offer them in what ever color / finish or size they want. I could make shelves or other stuff too.
The expanded metal I got for next to nothing. I have about 10 4X8 sheets of it I paid $40 for awhile ago and I can get about
as much bed frames as I want. So material cost in pretty low.

I'm just a guy in a garage with some tools...

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Re: Bed frame angle iron.
« Reply #1 on: August 25, 2017, 10:43:33 PM »
I can see those selling well in a few intended uses.   Patio furniture would be the biggest is my guess.  Can you do matching chairs or benches to sit on?

     Potting benches for home gardeners would be taller as the only change.

 Just don't make ladders.  He man needs to ask help from hulk to move them. 

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Re: Bed frame angle iron.
« Reply #2 on: August 25, 2017, 10:48:35 PM »
I can see those selling well in a few intended uses.   Patio furniture would be the biggest is my guess.  Can you do matching chairs or benches to sit on?

     Potting benches for home gardeners would be taller as the only change.

 Just don't make ladders.  He man needs to ask help from hulk to move them.

I made some patio tables like them a few years ago for the wife. They were so nice that someone stole them out of the box
of a pick up truck we were using to move.
Could do chairs or a bench. It wouldn't be terribly comfy unless you had a cushion.
Ya, no. No ladders in my future.
I'm just a guy in a garage with some tools...

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Re: Bed frame angle iron.
« Reply #3 on: August 26, 2017, 11:31:34 AM »
Nice job Canooky
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Re: Bed frame angle iron.
« Reply #4 on: August 28, 2017, 09:08:19 AM »
That's the way to do it  thumbsup2
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Re: Bed frame angle iron.
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