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Picture Frame & Canvas

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In an effort to finish the driver’s side of the interior, I prepared a molding for the bottom of the Murphy bed and started to replace the fill dish and hoses at the fresh water tank.

The wardrobe side wall also got a Formica finish. In addition, I started on a long-term project: a small oil painting of a Mondriaan piece for the Murphy bed. As the oil paint needs to dry completely between applications, this will take a couple of months to accomplish. Next week, the main push is to apply Formica to the Murphy bed.
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Murphy Bed Legs

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In the coming weeks, I’ll be finishing the Murphy bed. Today I move the bed back into the van; it’s time to take some final measurements and add the legs.

I use a similar pivot mechanism on both legs and some magnets to keep the legs in place when the bed is folded up. The dark Formica on the legs, will hide them  from view. After finishing up the legs, I will continue to apply Formica on most of the remainder of the Murphy bed and then install the upper cabinets above the bed.
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