Instructables: exploring - living - furnishing - bed Sun, 3 May 2015 07:56:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Headboard Silencer
Headboard Silencer - More DIY How To Projects]]> wilwrk4tls Have you ever had an issue with headboard movement? Maybe it gets jostled and makes its way away from and then back into the wall? This is a somewhat bothersome problem because there is the chance of damage to the wall as well as the headboard. And there can be noise associated with said movement as...
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Fri, 1 May 2015 06:04:01 PDT
Floorbed with a Bookcase (and a secret compartment)
Floorbed with a Bookcase (and a secret compartment) - More DIY How To Projects]]> flim After I finished the instructable for a dollhouse I made for my daughter, I wanted to make something new. Practically enough, her birthday was coming up and she also was going to need a bigger bed. Combine those two things, with the fact that my wife and I are interested in montessori education ...
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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:23:14 PDT
21st Century Bed
21st Century Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> mscharch This bed is a traditional design with some very un-traditional functionality. The Hidden LED lighting in the crown molding are obvious, but the 6 USB ports on the top shelf and sides of the head board are built into its frame and unless a charging cable is inserted you would probably not notice the...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:01:16 PST
Castle Loft Bed
Castle Loft Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> urant I don’t remember exactly how it was decided that I would build a castle loft bed for my daughter. Since I have very little free time, my wife usually vetos any large woodworking project (not to mention that most of my projects don´t turn out exactly how I plan them, and never on the time/budget tha...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:55:39 PST
kid's bed from forrest wood
kid's bed from forrest wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> linus strothmann Some time ago I made this bed for, and with my kids. The idea was to bring some nature into the Kid's room and for them to have a bunkbed that inspired them to climb on and in it. I also wanted them to experience that wood isn't a material that is made, but one that grows, that has a life in it, and...
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:47:08 PST
BED FRAME - More DIY How To Projects]]> abeaule This tutorial is to show you how to make a really simple and nice looking bed frame. Perfect for Attic Flat or to update your palette bed. It cost me about 50euros to make, but if you can find some old beams it will be a lot cheaper. Thats the only thing that was expensive. Personally I would of pre...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2014 12:57:53 PST
Japanese Bed Style
Japanese Bed Style - More DIY How To Projects]]> dSteinel I just finished my first furniture and I really like to share it here in my first instructables. Hope you enjoy and don't hesitate to ask if there are some difficulties. This instruction is more a inspiration than a tutorial. I won't explane every step.This bed is made without screws in the construc...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 04:26:17 PDT
Cedar-Planked Platform Bed Frame
Cedar-Planked Platform Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> jprussack Looking to maximize the space of your apartment?A platform bed is an ideal way to gain storage and create a comfortable space.Create a custom platform bed following the building basics show here for any room! This project can be completed over the weekend using tools and materials that costs less th...
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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:38:03 PDT
Concrete Bed Risers
Concrete Bed Risers - More DIY How To Projects]]> fozzy13 I'm currently living in a small room and needed some more storage space despite my bed frame being pretty high off the ground. What better place to store your things than under your bed? However, my bed needed an extra eight inches of lift as opposed to the 5-6 you'll get from cheap bed risers from...
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Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:55:39 PDT
Creaking box spring into bed slats
Creaking box spring into bed slats - More DIY How To Projects]]> andyhoffman17 I hope you find this instructable usefull as it was a life saver for me. I had a creaking box spring that was driving me crazy. It was about 15 years old and rather than shell out the cash for a new one, I decided to break it up and use the wooden slats directly on the bed frame.Not all box springs ...
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Wed, 28 May 2014 06:39:43 PDT
Quick and easy toddler headboard or sideboard
Quick and easy toddler headboard or sideboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> PoohJoon Repurpose foam floor mats to make a headboard or sideboard for your toddler.What you will need:- foam floor mat pieces- hot glue gun and plenty of hot glue- a pack of 3M Command hanging strips (or the like - I chose 3M Command strips because they won't damage the wall when removed) Determine your ...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 16:01:15 PDT
Suspended Bedside Table
Suspended Bedside Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> mrinaldi1 This is an easy project that addresses a real issue: we bought a great IKEA bed with drawers on the lower part (extremely useful for storing any kind of thing in the bed structure!). But then we realized we needed a bedside table and did not want to fix anything to the wall... So what to do? We got ...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 15:13:10 PST
Multi-Use Convertible Loft Bed with 123Design (Couch, Desk, Table)
Multi-Use Convertible Loft Bed with 123Design (Couch, Desk, Table) - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheLazyDIYer I started to design this a while back when I realized Universities (at least around here) were not making good use of their living space. Rather than give each person their own space, more of the spaces for rent were rooms in shared houses. There was a large price gap between renting a room, and a h...
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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 21:01:26 PDT
Crafter's Bedroom
Crafter's Bedroom - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftpro I am always crafting something! However, my real room is small and impractical. Here is a room i would like to live in. Keep looking. It's Just a bed, right? No! The bed flips into a desk! Just give it a tug and slide the bed down and the desk up! Store the desk stuff in the box at night and the ...
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:12:37 PDT
Space saving Loft bed for a bookworm/night owl (NOT IN CHICAGO AREA)
Space saving Loft bed for a bookworm/night owl (NOT IN CHICAGO AREA) - More DIY How To Projects]]> CryoFireProductions So here's my situation. I currently share a bedroom with my younger brother, so i only get half a room to myself. Being the creative teen that I am, i just can't let this slide. So here's the idea. If i can't get more floor space to myself, why not utilize the air above me for space? And thus the lo...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 22:55:58 PDT
Stop your headboard from banging against the wall
Stop your headboard from banging against the wall - More DIY How To Projects]]> pcmofo Many of us have headboards attached or floating behind our beds. The construction of the bed, attachment method of the headboard, and the trim molding thickness can all contribute to a headboard that "bangs" against the wall during all kinds of "activities". This is not only annoying for anyone who ...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 11:28:28 PDT
Ikea Kura bed converted to bunkbed jauncourt I have 2 kids, and some time ago, they each had their own room. The little one got this for his former toddler bed and the big guy got a KURA platform/loft bed from Ikea. All was great for about 2 years. However, a couple of years ago, the little one and the big one both asked me if they could shar...
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Sun, 12 May 2013 12:50:37 PDT
Bed Headboard from Tongue & Groove Panel
Bed Headboard from Tongue & Groove Panel - More DIY How To Projects]]> dahlberg_emil This is a headboard I made of tongue and groove panels. Hope you like it :) Framework First, I made a frame of wooden studs. I used small brackets for extra support in the corners, better safe than sorry... On the backside i placed rubber furniture pads to save the wall from any scratches. Na...
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Fri, 22 Mar 2013 02:49:11 PDT
Sword & Shield Pillow!
Sword & Shield Pillow! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Stephanefalies For making yourself invincible in pillow fighting and for epic nap taking! Supplies! You'll need: Gray or Silver Fabric Brown Fabric Gold Fabric or Ribbon Gray Thread Brown Thread Gold/Yellow Thread Stuffing for Your Pillow Scissors Needles Pins Measuring Tape Sewing Machine Pen or Fabric Pencil ...
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Fri, 1 Mar 2013 02:47:45 PST
King Size Wood Flooring Platform Bed and Headboard with Built-in Lights and Outlets and Hidden Drawers for $400!
King Size Wood Flooring Platform Bed and Headboard with Built-in Lights and Outlets and Hidden Drawers for $400! - More DIY How To Projects]]> gtnavyboy Wow, that's a really long title! A few years ago, I designed and built this headboard for my wife (fiance at the time) when we lived apart.  It plugs into any 1 standard wall outlet, and includes 2 light switches for the overhead lights (3-way switches so either side would control them), and 4 regu...
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Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:40:33 PST
How to make an easy & cheap bed headboard (with ikea pieces)
How to make an easy & cheap bed headboard (with ikea pieces) - More DIY How To Projects]]> jcasteal Materials & tools. • 3x LACK Table (55cms. X 55cms.), birch wood colour for this article. • 4x connections pieces (really, I don’t know the correct word for this item). • 16x wood screws. • Pieces for hang the bed headboard to the wall. • Screw driver • Drill. Step: 1 You can make a 165cms x 55cm...
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Wed, 20 Feb 2013 04:22:06 PST
Old Door to Chalkboard Headboard
Old Door to Chalkboard Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> abigail-nicole I love chalkboard paint and needed a headboard. So I made one! You need: a bed an old door chalkboard paint (this comes in spray cans, $7, or quarts, $10) painter's tape some old paper screws a drill  step one: find a door to fit your bed Measure your bed. Or don't!  from wikipedia, standard a...
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Mon, 21 Jan 2013 10:13:57 PST
Computer table for your bed horsebones My apartment is really small and we have hardly any space for things like computer tables. My son still needed one though, so I decided to try and build one with the goal of maximising space. I scrounged a book shelf and shelf mounts and went to work. I'm pretty happy with the end result. The table ...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 12:20:07 PDT
A 6-poster poly bed
A 6-poster poly bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Natasz I have to say that people in polyamorous relationships don't have it easy when it comes to buying things. There are no tables for three in restaurants, or holiday deals for a family of four adults. And one problem always comes up - all beds that are on the market are for either one or two people. Th...
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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 14:18:33 PDT
Loft bed with built in bookshelf and pegboard
Loft bed with built in bookshelf and pegboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> awarden I made this bed for my daughter, as her room is quite small, and storage space is limited.  Moving the sleeping area up high makes the floorspace of the room much more versatile. Main sections The bed was built in my shed, in 4 main parts.  This allowed me to actually fit it through the door into...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 23:05:00 PDT
Head board with hidden cubbies
Head board with hidden cubbies - More DIY How To Projects]]> PadiDiver33 This was inspired by two things I saw. IKEA has a head board that has storage space in it, but... It was very plain and did not come in a king size. I also saw a DYI on YouTube of a headboard with a neat patterned fabric as the “center piece”. So my uncle and I scratched out some sketches together a...
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Wed, 16 May 2012 06:07:56 PDT
Tree House Bed
Tree House Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> matt10nick Kids love a cool bed.  Somewhere to not only sleep, but to also play.  A lot of the "cool" beds on the market are either basic beds with Cartoon Characters on the sides, or enclosed forts which are difficult for big people (i.e., the parents) to get into.  There are some really neat custom beds out ...
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Thu, 26 Apr 2012 01:23:32 PDT
AirFlo Bed Frame Oddities I really like having my mattress on the floor, but because of the possibility of mildew it's not really the smartest idea to just let it lay on the ground. Here is a simple idea that will raise the bed just high enough to allow air to flow beneath the bed. Hope you enjoy! 
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Fri, 9 Mar 2012 19:31:24 PST
Hand Carved Bed Head aespie-whitburn I have finally finished carving a bed head project that I decided to make. It is made out of MDF (medium density fibreboard) and stained with acrylic paint and boiled linseed oil. It has taken about 3 weeks to finish the project and cost about $35 all up to make -  that includes the MDF, the prints ...
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Tue, 31 Jan 2012 02:06:13 PST
The Collegiate Foam Sack
The Collegiate Foam Sack - More DIY How To Projects]]> chinchymork       A couple of year ago, I produced a very large sack that was not only comfortable, but people loved it.  There was only one problem with this sack, It was a bit too big.  With college coming quick I needed something that would still have the same qualities only a bit smaller.  We have to rememb...
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Thu, 29 Dec 2011 12:29:45 PST
Cheap and simple Bed lrita Bed made for 48 €. Sorry for the quality of the photos were taken with a cellphone. Material: - plywood (2 meter x 1.44 m) - 6 leggs (10 cm) - screws - foam - gray tissue Tools: - circular saw - electric screwdrive - stapler
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Wed, 9 Nov 2011 02:18:02 PST
Fix a sagging table with an old bed frame calischs I recently picked up an IKEA table from a very nice craigslister. It was exactly what I wanted: simple, easy to haul, with a large work surface. The four legs thread into metal plates which are screwed to the bottom of the tabletop. The only issue was the sag of the unsupported top that had develope...
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Thu, 20 Jan 2011 21:51:37 PST
Storage bed toni333 Materials 1200X2400X18 Refers to the board 4 sheets 30mm wood screws a boxs 15mm wood screws a boxs varnish 2.5L Wool to brush 1 180sandpaper 4 sheets 240sandpaper 4 sheets 360sandpaper 4 sheets Pneumatic stem 2 pairs Tools used masks Safety glasses Ear plugs Carpentry electric circular Carpentry ...
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Sat, 9 Oct 2010 05:25:09 PDT
One-legged bunk bed
One-legged bunk bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> makendo Bunk beds are surprisingly expensive if you get a sturdy one, and the cheap ones feel pretty flimsy. This one is very easy to build from off-the-shelf lumber, and is rock-solid. Well, at least as solid as your house. This bed was made for my two small boys, but it's strong enough for anyone... as th...
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Sun, 3 Oct 2010 14:39:14 PDT
Buy an innerspring mattress - An Insiders Guide
Buy an innerspring mattress - An Insiders Guide - More DIY How To Projects]]> areyouserial Before going off to school I served a few years at a national mattress store chain. Ever since that experience, family and friends have counted on me to help them get a durable mattress set they like for a reasonable price. I'll give you the same advice I give them so you can get a comfortable matt...
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Wed, 25 Aug 2010 16:03:04 PDT
College Dorm Loft (accepts Twin XL frame) *updated*
College Dorm Loft (accepts Twin XL frame) *updated* - More DIY How To Projects]]> ajmontag This is a loft to get your bed up off the ground to increase functional room space.  This loft accepts a given frame (the dimensions used on this loft are for the frames provided by Iowa State University, but may be the same as others).  This is very similar to--but much more sturdy than--the kits a...
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Tue, 29 Jun 2010 20:46:36 PDT
Fabric Upholstered Bed Headboard
Fabric Upholstered Bed Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Britex_Fabrics Estee and Judd made this amazing headboard using Britex Fabric home decorating fabric. We love how they utilized our beautifully detailed sea creatures linen. She said: “I am happy to report that the headboard project went extremely well and we absolutely love the sea creature fabric we chose! Thi...
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Fri, 25 Jun 2010 10:55:25 PDT
DIY Bed Frame For Less than $30
DIY Bed Frame For Less than $30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> scheda My girlfriend and I have been sleeping on an air mattress for the past few months because we couldn't punch out $300+ for a "real" bed. It wasn't bad, but it was on the floor. About three weeks ago I drove up to see my parents, and they had two extra twin sized mattresses, which I politely took off...
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Mon, 14 Jun 2010 11:52:32 PDT
Spongebob Square Bed
Spongebob Square Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> THE GOOSE This is the Spongebob Square Bed i made for my kid. its a pretty basic loft style bed. because the ceiling is low i could not make bunk beds, so i made the underneath to store toys. the kids have to climb through Spongebobs mouth to get to the steps. i also made Spongebob easy to remove to make it e...

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Thu, 4 Mar 2010 20:05:42 PST
Plastic bottle-legged bed
Plastic bottle-legged bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> makendo Six years ago, I had to make a bed base so our mattress wasn't sitting on the floor. I had lots of plastic bottles that needed recycling, and an idea. Tools and materials The reason this bed is so primitive is that I had just moved countries and had no power tools with which to make one, except m...
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Sun, 15 Nov 2009 14:39:24 PST
Healthy/Eco Friendly Latex Mattress assembly. stevet47 If you are in the market for a new mattress. Check out the DIY latex setups. Companies like Sleep EZ and Flo Beds (among others) sell layered latex mattresses. You specify the firmness of the layers assemble the bed and can switch out layers if you need to alter the comfort.In the end you get a hypo...
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Thu, 10 Sep 2009 17:54:54 PDT
Blanket for a bedsheet
Blanket for a bedsheet - More DIY How To Projects]]> reedz Ever have an extremely soft, good looking or special blanket that is too heavy to use in the winter? Use it as a sheet instead of a blanket and be able to see it all year around. For this project the only things you need are a blanket and some string/rope. Pull off the old sheet. First thing yo...
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Mon, 16 Jun 2008 14:45:28 PDT
Elevated Bed
Elevated Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus So if you're like me and stuck with a small apartment space, have I got a project for you. My apartment is around 51sq.m or about 550sq.f, which was a lot when I was 19 and didn't own anything, but times have changed and I needed somewhere to store my pirate trunk, and milk crates of stuff that I sh...
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Thu, 1 May 2008 15:13:46 PDT
Ultimate Loft Bed chaoscampbell I made this Loft Bed to take advantage of a very small room in my house. It features a built in shelf unit and a loft night stand. the desk in some of the pictures is puchased not built there are some new ideas to Instructables in this design but I took Instruction (Mostly inspiration) from these in...
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Thu, 10 Jan 2008 21:07:02 PST