When my family told me I should "buy a bed/bedroom made out of solid wood that will last for 30 years" I went ballistic because I live in belief that nobody needs a bed (or any other piece of furniture) to last that long. What I need is something ultra cheap, recyclable, easy to build and dismantle but at the same time keeping the contemporary and modern look of today's geek :) Here's what I came up with...

Step 1: 3D model/sketch

As most of the things I do, everything started as a 3D model in Rhinoceros. After a few experiments, mainly related to palettes orientation, this layout was chosen because it gives a perfect dimension fit on EU standard family bed size: 160x200 cm.
<p>I made it last month. Check more photos and complete photo step-by-step instruction at <a href="http://www.postel-palety.cz/" rel="nofollow">http://www.postel-palety.cz/</a> ;-)</p>
<p>Exactly what I'm looking for. Do you have the instructions in english?</p>
<p>Here, I made translation for you: http://www.palett-bed.com/</p>
I couldn't get the English version to come up?
<p>English version here: http://www.palett-bed.com/</p>
<p>AMAZING ONE! Can share it on my FB page (www.facebook.com/G33Kdesigners)? </p>
YES, sure, share it wherever you want :-)
<p>hey man, really nice tutorial! I'm definitely doing this, but I have a major concern that i suppose doesn't affect you guys that much as it does to me. I live in brazil, which, as any other tropical country, has a lot more of insects and bugs around. So, my question is, how is it with dust and bugs under inside of that pallette frame? I mean that bed frame you guys made seems great, but it also seems that it would be really easy to get dust and small bugs and that kinda stuff. What you guys think?</p>
<p>con dos colchones se puede hacer mas alta.</p><p><br></p><p><br></p>
<p>how do you keep them from skuffing up the floor?</p>
<p>good sanding + that sticky foamy mats will do the trick...Oh yeah, the pallets are so heavy and sturdy, they do not move an inch, no matter what you do...so floor is safe ;)</p>
<p>amazing idea</p>
Great if you need to check for monsters under your bed :)
And also your wife will dust more under the bed :D
Love your creations
I love your use of pallets! What type of places do you find pallets. This is definitely a project I want to try.
well there's bunch of places where you can buy these palettes - companies who work in construction and transport will have them on stock regularly...And you also have companies producing them everywhere...
wow...that is crazy awesome. thinking about lights blinking to music when you play it in the room or adding motion detectors.
that's something I would like to see also!
I'm so doing this
@firefightergirl30 - glad you like it...be sure to share a pic or two on my GEEK design <a href="https://www.facebook.com/G33Kdesigners" rel="nofollow">FB page</a> when you are done ;)
Yami tnx 4 Q: the total height is 36cm (14.5 for the palette and 21.5 4 the mattress) which is a bit lower (approx. 5-10cm) than standard bed height.<br><br>Basically if you are more than 190cm tall you will miss those few cm...
Random question, how tall is the pallet + mattress?
Tnx 4 the input...glad you like my work...I was trying to take a &quot;night&quot; picture as bright as possible - this is the best my camera can do. If you go fwd to step 3 there are some &quot;daytime&quot; pics.<br><br>Off topic: you think it would be better if I post daytime pic as the leading one on the first page?
Wow this looks great - wish the picture was brighter - even though it looks cool to see the light below.

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