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The Auto-Rickshaw Bed Grand Reveal!

It's all finished! About six months ago we first had the idea to turn an auto-rickshaw into a bed. And last night Muffin slept in her auto-rickshaw bed for the first time.


It arrived in two pieces on two autos:


The pieces were unloaded and carried up the stairs:


Some parts that were supposed to be bolted were in actuality still welded, so we were stuck here for about half an hour:

But eventually it was all in Muffin's room and ready to reassemble:


She moved in her blankets and stuffed animals:

And then she was ready for bed:

The guys did a great job on the restoration and painting. You can see all our photos of the process here (auto shopping and restoration) and here (moving it inside).

"I want a second auto," were the words that greeted me after nap time this afternoon. Sorry kiddo, we love it and it was a fun project, but only one auto per lifetime.

Comments

THat is TOO COOL! I want one too!
Anonymous said…
That is awesome!
Sarah BTW said…
this turned out amazing! if you don't mind my asking, how much did it end up costing all together??

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