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Build a queen size platform bed on the cheap, with storage space underneath, for less than $30, in about an hour, and learn some basic carpentry skill...
I was able to pick up these materials locally for just under thirty bucks. Bonus points for using reclaimed or scrap lumber. Material: (4) 14' 1x...
Yes, measure twice. There is very little waste from this project, and consequently little room for error. A mis-cut will most likely mean another trip...
Measure and mark both ends of the shorter 2x4's (on the broad face) 3/4" in from the edges and 3/4" in from the ends. The picture makes this much more...
Assemble the 2x4 frame, using the 3" screws to attach the shorter 2x4s to the longer 2x4s, "capping" the ends of the longer 2x4s (refer to diagram). D...
This step may sound confusing, but look at the photos and read the steps as you act them out. It is also confusing because the tape will "read" upside...
Butt two of the 1'-9" 1x4s together along their edges, at a 90 degree angle, and join with three 2" screws. Repeat until you have four legs. Turn th...
Flip it back over, put a mattress on it, and try to fend off all your friends who want one too. I charge $30 plus a 12-pack of beer for mine, but you ...
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Posted:May 19, 2008
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