We sleep like babies...

... in this bed...

This is one of Einar's projects from last year, making a bed-frame.

I have to be honest with you folks, but I know zip about wood. If I am to believe Einar then this is a relatively easy bed-frame to make.

You need four planks of sturdy wood, four pegs and four "side-wings" which you can decorate or not. This is again a technique found on the Queen's bed on the Oseberg ship.
Our bed is resting on the ground and hides our beds and sleeping bags pretty well, but I suppose the bed could have legs as well.

Here's an excellent link on Viking beds: http://www.ravensgard.org/gerekr/bed.html

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