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Optimus Prime Bed

“It will probably never end…” This dad joked as he explained the detail his son wanted for his new bed.

  • Logo and the blue stripe
  • Fender and functional headlights
  • Air cleaner
  • Pinstriped the flames in silver

It reminded me of my own son, when I help him do craft projects; it’s all about making it realistic!

Artist David Schaeffer built this amazing Optimus Prime bed for his son’s fourth birthday. 

Brayden's Optimus Prime Transformer Bed Final - (Dave Schaeffer)

He used fender forms in styrofoam and then fiberglass.

Optimus Prime Bed - (Dave Schaeffer)
And a simple bunk bed frame. 
Optimus Prime Bed - (Dave Schaeffer)

The bed wasn’t the only project for this bedroom. Being an artist, David also created a large Transforms mural on a wall.

Brayden's Transformer Room In-Progress - (Dave Schaeffer)
Optimus Prime and Bumblebee Transformers Mural in Progress - (Dave Schaeffer)
Brayden's Transformer Optimus Prime and Bumblebee Mural - (Dave Schaeffer)

How wonderful when parents use their talents to invest into the lives of their kids!

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4 Comments

  • Reply
    Stacey
    February 27, 2016 at 4:50 pm

    The bunk bed looks amazing my son would love that 🙂 great job

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    Smarty Arty
    February 29, 2016 at 11:43 am

    OMG THIS IS TOTALLY AMAZING!!! My son would absolutely love this and might have to put my hubby to work on this for a special birthday bed.

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    Mendi strickland
    February 22, 2017 at 7:49 am

    I was wanting to build this for my grandson. Can i get help on measurements. and instructions how to build please.

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      Kelly - Be A Fun Mum
      February 22, 2017 at 5:50 pm

      You’ll have to track down the person who made it, this is just a story on it. Good luck!

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