Here's the finished bed. The train engine head was fixed to the toy chest with hinges and safety lid support, giving safe access to the back of the to...
So I decided to build a Thomas Train bed for my son, who, like many boys his age, loooooves Thomas the train. Got my design inspiration from another train bed design on instructables.com, hopefully a lot simpler to make.
Step 1: Sketchup
First I drew up the bed in Google Sketchup. This bed was designed for a standard twin size mattress 39" x 75".
You can download the sketchup file here. You need the Google Sketchup program (free version is enough) to open it.