It took over 9 months from start to finish.
Back in March 2010, I started building Matthew a loft bed based on the design of those sold by an online seller of “college loft beds.”
It stopped a few weeks later due to busy schedules.
I finally resumed in December with the encouragement and assistance of a handyman friend who also happened to own a very nice cup paint sprayer.
It’s now done. And yes, as my wife commented upon first sight, it’s green. Very green.
Here are a few photos of the construction/assembly/install from start to eventual finish:
Crazy drill-wielding kid o’ mine…
And finally, installed (though still needing a bit of paint touch-up):
Matthew’s younger brother actually got a bonus. We converted their 2 formerly twin bunks into a mini-loft of sorts by removing one of the cross beams for the lower bunk: