Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - bed http://www.instructables.com Fri, 18 Apr 2014 01:47:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 A Soft Industrial Pipe Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Soft-Industrial-Pipe-Bed-Frame/
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 18:48:15 PDT
Pet Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Pet-Bed/
Pet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/51D4/HSVH4181/FOV51D4HSVH4181.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/51D4/HSVH4181/FOV51D4HSVH4181.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/51D4/HSVH4181/FOV51D4HSVH4181.SMALL.jpg pdavis20 I recently designed this bed combo because I was tired of fighting with my Bassets for more leg room. I went out to my workshop and came up with this idea and I have had no more problems with leg room. What you see is a queen sized, raised panel bed with a footboard that includes two working draws...
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Tue, 18 Mar 2014 11:21:14 PDT
Kid's Monster Truck Loft Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Monster-Truck-Loft-Bed/
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:16:38 PDT
Adjustable Day Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Adjustable-Day-Bed/
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 22:33:29 PST
Under bed Storage for the Lazy and Storage of a Guest Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Underbed-Storage-for-the-Lazy-Storage-of-the-Guest/
Under bed Storage for the Lazy and Storage of a Guest Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/9MTX/HQ1E0339/FUD9MTXHQ1E0339.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/9MTX/HQ1E0339/FUD9MTXHQ1E0339.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUD/9MTX/HQ1E0339/FUD9MTXHQ1E0339.SMALL.jpg zeppy_m This underbed storage is for an ensemble bed.  "Storage" for a guest mattress is for anyone with a double/queen/king mattress.  Basically we wanted to buy a Brimnes bed from Ikea, and after a year of ummming and arrring about this we went through the trauma of going to Ikea, but all the Queen Brimn...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 07:28:19 PST
Pallet Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Bed/
Pallet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/UXXK/HPU6ZWK8/FBBUXXKHPU6ZWK8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/UXXK/HPU6ZWK8/FBBUXXKHPU6ZWK8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBB/UXXK/HPU6ZWK8/FBBUXXKHPU6ZWK8.SMALL.jpg Mister DO My wife found a pallet bed on Pinterest and thought it would be a cheap & easy project (for me) to put together for our daughter's new bedroom. Turns out she was right. The one problem that I had with this project is that I live in eastern Idaho and it's late December. Apologies if some pieces of th...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 00:58:42 PST
Wall Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Wall-Bed-1/
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 16:19:56 PST
0$ Bed frame http://www.instructables.com/id/0-Bed-frame/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/PYF8/HPQO9HVR/F4YPYF8HPQO9HVR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/PYF8/HPQO9HVR/F4YPYF8HPQO9HVR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4Y/PYF8/HPQO9HVR/F4YPYF8HPQO9HVR.SMALL.jpg mlehmann2 Hey guys, here a way to build a 0$/waste bed frame. It's very easy to build, so just find or collect some cardboard pipes e.g. if you ordered aluminum profiles. Cutting length = Desired bed height - bed thickness I used 25 pipes pieces  for a queen size mattress.  
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 13:17:20 PST
Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Frame-1/
Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/RL7N/HPJBIEA2/FNKRL7NHPJBIEA2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/RL7N/HPJBIEA2/FNKRL7NHPJBIEA2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNK/RL7N/HPJBIEA2/FNKRL7NHPJBIEA2.SMALL.jpg taylorfain2009 This is going to be a very long drawn out instructable I'm hopefully going to be able to explain this well enough that anyone can do it. I will go into more detail than I normally do and if you have a little woodworking experience you will be fine. This is a queen size bed frame for under 200 dollar...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 00:04:57 PST
Build A Bar Out Of An Old Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-A-Bar-Out-Of-An-Old-Bed/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/52E5/HOSLKFTI/FO352E5HOSLKFTI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/52E5/HOSLKFTI/FO352E5HOSLKFTI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO3/52E5/HOSLKFTI/FO352E5HOSLKFTI.SMALL.jpg ctx1985 Hey everyone, I made this a little while back and didn't take a ton of photos through the build process, but it's fairly easy and requires minimal materials. What you'll need: -An old headboard and footboard from a bed (Wood) -Two hinges -6 wood plugs -4 'S' hooks -4 eye bolts with nuts -Some cha...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 06:16:54 PST
Under-bed storage unit http://www.instructables.com/id/Under-bed-storage-unit-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/S64X/HNE45OOX/FQ3S64XHNE45OOX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/S64X/HNE45OOX/FQ3S64XHNE45OOX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ3/S64X/HNE45OOX/FQ3S64XHNE45OOX.SMALL.jpg Elliot Lord I made this from pieces of wood I had reclaimed but hadn't found a use for. The large piece is from a wardrobe and the others are various pieces I'd found in skips. I wanted to have four sections to put different things in so cut three planks to the right length to fit them in. For the corners, I cu...
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Fri, 1 Nov 2013 10:09:46 PDT
Simple MDF Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-MDF-Bed/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/1BAO/HLZRQZRL/FR41BAOHLZRQZRL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/1BAO/HLZRQZRL/FR41BAOHLZRQZRL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/1BAO/HLZRQZRL/FR41BAOHLZRQZRL.SMALL.jpg asd123zxc this is my first Instructable and this is a simple MDF bed which you can see how it is made. i have added some 3D design files. images 4 , 5 , 6 are from autodesk inventor software.
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 16:06:40 PDT
Box Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-Bed/
Box Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SMALL.jpg wholman Beds are problem for the nomad: too big to move, and too expensive to leave behind. By default, many of us end up with a box spring on the floor, down in the dust bunnies and lost crumbs. Putting the mattress on the ground also eats up a lot of square footage in a cramped apartment, taking away an o...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 19:37:24 PDT
Layered Platform Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Layered-Platform-Bed/
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:32:50 PDT
Pirate Fire Truck Loft Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Pirate-Fire-Truck-Loft-Bed/
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:30:43 PDT
Woven Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Woven-Headboard/
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By: jmacfarlane

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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 09:38:55 PDT
From Cool Old Door to Chic Headboard http://www.instructables.com/id/From-Cool-Old-Door-to-Chic-Headboard/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ER7A/HIYWMMU4/FM9ER7AHIYWMMU4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ER7A/HIYWMMU4/FM9ER7AHIYWMMU4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM9/ER7A/HIYWMMU4/FM9ER7AHIYWMMU4.SMALL.jpg Honeylam Had this great old door and wanted to be able to have a project that would show it off.  Took the very old doorknob set off, sanded, painted, and reattached the doorknob .  Then attached to some 2x2 hollow metal posts my husband had salvaged (after painting those also) and attached to the bed frame....
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Thu, 11 Jul 2013 12:12:58 PDT
Platform/storage bed frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Platformstorage-bed-frame/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/XVCR/HIUWZY41/FFCXVCRHIUWZY41.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/XVCR/HIUWZY41/FFCXVCRHIUWZY41.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFC/XVCR/HIUWZY41/FFCXVCRHIUWZY41.SMALL.jpg ARGMISTER So after taking bits and pieces from the following instructables and doing a lil research and design of my own. I decided to embark on making my own platform/storage bed. This is a very bare instructable cause it was just myself taking pictures mostly. You get the basic idea/design. It cost about $3...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 15:21:21 PDT
Bed, lights and crates http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-lights-and-crates/
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:46:25 PDT
Full to Queen Bed Extension http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-to-Queen-Bed-Extension/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/NXWV/HGU2EC9B/FQ4NXWVHGU2EC9B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/NXWV/HGU2EC9B/FQ4NXWVHGU2EC9B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/NXWV/HGU2EC9B/FQ4NXWVHGU2EC9B.SMALL.jpg sleighbedguy We had an "antique" bed frame that was setup for a Full sized mattress instead of the Queen each of us had.  I had the idea to extend the frame (width and length) to accommodate the mattress we used.  After a couple attempts, I came up with this result.  The blanks were make up of face-glued Yellow ...
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Tue, 28 May 2013 07:50:13 PDT
"Floating Bed" http://www.instructables.com/id/Floating-Bed/
"Floating Bed" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4TT4/HDOW4104/FFN4TT4HDOW4104.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4TT4/HDOW4104/FFN4TT4HDOW4104.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFN/4TT4/HDOW4104/FFN4TT4HDOW4104.SMALL.jpg vaughnago Growing tired of my boxspring on the floor I decided I wanted to create a bed frame that made it look like the bed was floating above the floor.  I left room for a headboard/lamp idea that I'll be completing in the next couple of weeks. The planning stage I perhaps spent too much time and drew in...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 22:03:23 PST
Platform Bed with Drawers http://www.instructables.com/id/Platform-Bed-with-Drawers/
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 20:05:51 PST
Storage Cube Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Storage-Cube-Bed/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 20:50:28 PST
Build a Twin Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Twin-Bed/
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 14:40:08 PST
Folding Bed Bench (Hidden Cot) http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-Bed-Bench-Hidden-Cot/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/UZMT/HDOVYU8I/F4PUZMTHDOVYU8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/UZMT/HDOVYU8I/F4PUZMTHDOVYU8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/UZMT/HDOVYU8I/F4PUZMTHDOVYU8I.SMALL.jpg Samw I found a version of this bed at a local antique barn. I loved the idea of it and couldn't find any plans online. So here is my interpretation.  This bed works well for small basement suite my wife and I rent. We love having friends over, but if anyone needs to sleep over they are usually subjected ...
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Thu, 28 Feb 2013 14:47:45 PST
Queen size bed that breaks down for moving. http://www.instructables.com/id/Queen-size-bed-that-breaks-down-for-moving/
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Sat, 20 Oct 2012 17:49:29 PDT
Thomas Train Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Thomas-Train-Bed/
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 07:14:10 PDT
Cheap and easy bed holster http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-and-easy-bed-holster/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/CE9W/H7997TIT/FHQCE9WH7997TIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/CE9W/H7997TIT/FHQCE9WH7997TIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/CE9W/H7997TIT/FHQCE9WH7997TIT.SMALL.jpg DconBlueZ I was looking for a bed holster for my home defense pistol and found them to be ridiculously expensive ($30) considering most of them consist of a bent piece of metal. Instead of buying one I went down to the basement shop and whipped this up in about 10 minutes using a 4"x18" piece of 1/4" plywood...
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Mon, 24 Sep 2012 16:43:41 PDT
Building a bunk bed from an old wooden door. http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-bunk-bed-from-an-old-wooden-door/
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Mon, 10 Sep 2012 17:13:00 PDT
Assembly of Ikea Beddinge Futon http://www.instructables.com/id/Assembly-of-Ikea-Beddinge-Futon/
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Sat, 8 Sep 2012 15:55:48 PDT
Simple bedside shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-bedside-shelf/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/BITM/H4AGJ7OB/FXMBITMH4AGJ7OB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/BITM/H4AGJ7OB/FXMBITMH4AGJ7OB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXM/BITM/H4AGJ7OB/FXMBITMH4AGJ7OB.SMALL.jpg Isshinryu This is a very handy shelf that I have had attached to the side of my bed for several years now, and has served me very well. It was so simple and easy, I thought others might like to make one as well. What you need: 1. Wood Chip Box 2. 5" x 7" shelf brackets x2 3. 3/8" x bolts with nuts x6 How to...
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Sun, 8 Jul 2012 13:12:58 PDT
DIY High-Back Upholstered Headboard (With Instructions) http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-High-Back-Upholstered-Headboard-With-Instruct/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/KQBC/H337KWQ6/FDOKQBCH337KWQ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/KQBC/H337KWQ6/FDOKQBCH337KWQ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDO/KQBC/H337KWQ6/FDOKQBCH337KWQ6.SMALL.jpg jskaterdude22 ( To see more instructions goto http://cleverdiy.weebly.com/decor-collection27.html ) Step #1.  First things first, you must be able to transport your lumber to your work space. Because I measured the headboard to be 48in by 60in for a queen sized bed, I purchased my particle board at Lowes. They ...
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 10:21:10 PDT
Perminant Hammock Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Perminant-Hammock-Stand/
Perminant Hammock Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/IQRK/H350ENDB/FJVIQRKH350ENDB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/IQRK/H350ENDB/FJVIQRKH350ENDB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJV/IQRK/H350ENDB/FJVIQRKH350ENDB.SMALL.jpg tim_n Nothing finer than spending an afternoon relaxing in a hammock! I own several hammocks, a Hennessy Asym Delux Explorer, DD Camping hammock and a custom clone of a Warbonnet as they weren't until recently available in the UK and I'm tempted to get the real thing soon anyway. It'd be nice to use the...
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Mon, 11 Jun 2012 05:45:40 PDT
Platform bed built for a god http://www.instructables.com/id/Platform-bed-built-for-a-god/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/BUHD/H2WESDNN/FUPBUHDH2WESDNN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/BUHD/H2WESDNN/FUPBUHDH2WESDNN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUP/BUHD/H2WESDNN/FUPBUHDH2WESDNN.SMALL.jpg dee_seal This bed has a concrete headboard and corners with storage all around along with faux black crock  headboard, I particularly left the concrete rough to emulate a reclaimed concrete look, this is my first major furniture construction, let me know what you think
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Fri, 1 Jun 2012 16:02:01 PDT
Ikea Bed Hack (RYKENE) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-Bed-Hack-RYKENE/
Ikea Bed Hack (RYKENE) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/XSP2/H2TJ4LC5/F9TXSP2H2TJ4LC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/XSP2/H2TJ4LC5/F9TXSP2H2TJ4LC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/XSP2/H2TJ4LC5/F9TXSP2H2TJ4LC5.SMALL.jpg luch I bought this bed frame a few years ago. Since then, I have always wanted to alter the bed to make it stronger and a little more sophisticated.  The revisions that I have made:     - Increased the height to approximately 20" from the top of the mattress to the floor    - Upholstered the headboard...
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Wed, 30 May 2012 06:56:46 PDT
Headboard made from 2 Doors with back lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/Headboard-made-with-2-Doors/
Headboard made from 2 Doors with back lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/ORQK/H2CE722W/FA5ORQKH2CE722W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/ORQK/H2CE722W/FA5ORQKH2CE722W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA5/ORQK/H2CE722W/FA5ORQKH2CE722W.SMALL.jpg smith library A modern / sleek wood headboard with accent lighting  which is easy to make from two hollow core wood doors. Time: 4-5 days (it rained so I let the stain and polyurethane dry extra long) Cost: under $200 (before tax) Supplies needed: - 2 wood hollow interior doors (total width should be about 4" ...
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Thu, 24 May 2012 14:31:35 PDT
Aluminum Pipe Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Aluminum-Pipe-Bed-Frame/
Aluminum Pipe Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/F05G/H1YOKATI/FSEF05GH1YOKATI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/F05G/H1YOKATI/FSEF05GH1YOKATI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/F05G/H1YOKATI/FSEF05GH1YOKATI.SMALL.jpg magicmex43 This project is similar to other pipe/tube bed frames that are posted, but with different fittings and design. While others may use Kee Klamp fittings, or those from McMasterCarr (I have nothing against those fittings); I trust and like the look of Hollaender Speedrail more (www.hollaender.com). W...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 22:57:30 PDT
How to make a toggling bed http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-toggling-bed/
How to make a toggling bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/EXWW/H27LRTA5/FWSEXWWH27LRTA5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/EXWW/H27LRTA5/FWSEXWWH27LRTA5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWS/EXWW/H27LRTA5/FWSEXWWH27LRTA5.SMALL.jpg flavien008 I needed a bed I can toggle to open the door of the balcony. the rotation is manual, and it's made by a 6mm metal screw. you can see the real result. for the one likes virtual result, you can open the google.SketchUp file with the real measures. enjoy PS: ...
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Fri, 18 May 2012 13:11:51 PDT
Bookcase Bed with Hidden Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Bookcase-Bed-with-Hidden-Storage/
Bookcase Bed with Hidden Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/V5DE/H231ZAMZ/FOPV5DEH231ZAMZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/V5DE/H231ZAMZ/FOPV5DEH231ZAMZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOP/V5DE/H231ZAMZ/FOPV5DEH231ZAMZ.SMALL.jpg lmph Looking for an inexpensive but cool bed, with built-in side table and plenty of storage? Look no further. Here's an easy way to turn a bookcase into a bed. No tools required. That's right: no drill, no hammer, no nails -- just paint. What you'll need: A sturdy bookcase. Ideally, this should be at...
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Mon, 14 May 2012 01:05:08 PDT
Sandblasted Oregon Low-Line Double Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Sandblasted-Oregon-Low-Line-Double-Bed/
Sandblasted Oregon Low-Line Double Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/GBJY/GZACQ6WZ/FGUGBJYGZACQ6WZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/GBJY/GZACQ6WZ/FGUGBJYGZACQ6WZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/GBJY/GZACQ6WZ/FGUGBJYGZACQ6WZ.SMALL.jpg rubbit I've been needing a bed for our spare room for a while now and it turns out anything I liked was waaaaayyy out of my budget. . I've seen a few sandblasted Oregon beds around that I like the look of and finally found one in a shop that was pretty close to what I was after, but at $4000AUS it was defi...
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Fri, 2 Mar 2012 00:57:23 PST
The Micro-Bus Bunk Bed and Playhouse. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Micro-Bus-Bunk-Bed-and-Playhouse/
The Micro-Bus Bunk Bed and Playhouse. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/AXE5/GY4RTYYQ/FR4AXE5GY4RTYYQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/AXE5/GY4RTYYQ/FR4AXE5GY4RTYYQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR4/AXE5/GY4RTYYQ/FR4AXE5GY4RTYYQ.SMALL.jpg Uptonb My brother is recently having a new house built to better suit his family.  I thought an appropriate house gift would be a bunk bed for his 3 year old son.  Since my brother is a huge Volkswagen fan, what better than a VW themed bed.  After scouring the web for ideas, and not finding anything up to ...
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Sun, 5 Feb 2012 16:32:05 PST
Loft beds with bookshelf ladders http://www.instructables.com/id/Loft-beds-with-bookshelf-ladders/
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Fri, 9 Dec 2011 08:38:25 PST
Bedside Dollhouse Bookcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Bedside-Dollhouse-Bookcase/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/R5RL/GU7FXU53/F35R5RLGU7FXU53.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/R5RL/GU7FXU53/F35R5RLGU7FXU53.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F35/R5RL/GU7FXU53/F35R5RLGU7FXU53.SMALL.jpg CarlS For a bedside bookcase for my daughter, I patterned it off some toy shelves you can buy, but added a cove on the one side for a clock. The construction is very easy - as usual, dimensional lumber, no rabbets or glue - just drywall screws from the sides into the shelves, which is plenty strong. This...
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Wed, 7 Dec 2011 18:17:44 PST
Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Bed-Frame/
Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/4NQ4/GVLRXTJO/FUC4NQ4GVLRXTJO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/4NQ4/GVLRXTJO/FUC4NQ4GVLRXTJO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUC/4NQ4/GVLRXTJO/FUC4NQ4GVLRXTJO.SMALL.jpg nat.andrews After looking and looking around the shops for a decent, well made wooden bed under $500. we found that everything sucked! they were either hugely expensive $1000+ or made so cheaply that extra legs had to be put in the middle to support the mattress. So we decided to diy our own! I appogise for ...
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Thu, 1 Dec 2011 23:58:09 PST
Build a Modular Storage Bed For Cheap In Like, 5 Seconds. And Save The World A Little. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Modular-Storage-Bed-For-Cheap-In-Like-5-S/
Build a Modular Storage Bed For Cheap In Like, 5 Seconds. And Save The World A Little. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/GY5J/GVLRXW6V/FLXGY5JGVLRXW6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/GY5J/GVLRXW6V/FLXGY5JGVLRXW6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/GY5J/GVLRXW6V/FLXGY5JGVLRXW6V.SMALL.jpg Katie Brennan My other half and I are nomads currently living in Boulder, CO, til we figure out our next move. Being nomads means we've been sleeping on a mattress on the floor for a few months. Urban camping is fun for awhile, but we needed a change. When he went away on a business trip recently, I decided to su...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:30:29 PST
Cheap & Chic Platform Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Chic-Platform-Bed/
Cheap & Chic Platform Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/RFS9/GTB9PLHA/FR5RFS9GTB9PLHA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/RFS9/GTB9PLHA/FR5RFS9GTB9PLHA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR5/RFS9/GTB9PLHA/FR5RFS9GTB9PLHA.SMALL.jpg jessandstavro This is a quick and easy project with a gratifying and professional looking result.  With minimal carpentry skills, you can create this 'boutique hotel' bed, turning your bedroom into a chic oasis of zen.  Then, divide your mortgage payment by the number of days in the month and say to yourself, 'Wo...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2011 20:53:06 PDT
$15 bed frame http://www.instructables.com/id/15-bed-frame/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 14:04:45 PDT
Loft Bed from reclaimed lumber http://www.instructables.com/id/Loft-Bed-from-reclaimed-lumber/
Loft Bed from reclaimed lumber - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/BEAP/GRBTNQM3/FV8BEAPGRBTNQM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/BEAP/GRBTNQM3/FV8BEAPGRBTNQM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/BEAP/GRBTNQM3/FV8BEAPGRBTNQM3.SMALL.jpg poza i have a friend whose place of business has tons of throw-away lumber every week. I started collecting this lumber for this loft bed project. i love working with reclaimed lumber for several reasons: (1) price! (FREE!!!) (2) Easy on the environment - RECYCLE!!! GREEN! GREEN! GREEN! (3) reclaimed lum...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2011 17:02:10 PDT
Bamboo Flooring Platform Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Flooring-Platform-Bed/
Bamboo Flooring Platform Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/C4A2/GPBDIA70/FO0C4A2GPBDIA70.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/C4A2/GPBDIA70/FO0C4A2GPBDIA70.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO0/C4A2/GPBDIA70/FO0C4A2GPBDIA70.SMALL.jpg grahambass We had been sleeping on the floor for far too long, so we decided to build a bed and headboard. This instructable is just for the bed, the headboard will becoming soon.   I found a remainder lot of strand woven bamboo flooring on Craigslist, so we decided to use that as the cladding. It's pretty str...
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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 18:52:34 PDT
(Re)Building a bed foundation http://www.instructables.com/id/ReBuilding-a-bed-foundation/
(Re)Building a bed foundation - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/PNJN/GPBDF36G/FL7PNJNGPBDF36G.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/PNJN/GPBDF36G/FL7PNJNGPBDF36G.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL7/PNJN/GPBDF36G/FL7PNJNGPBDF36G.SMALL.jpg APHawkes The box-spring on my bed broke, causing sagging and creaking. Here's how I built a new one! Materials In retrospect, this was over-built. I'll tell you what I did, and later I'll clue you in as to what I could have done better. Hardware: - Circular Saw (All cuts are cross-cuts, so other saw type...
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Sun, 26 Jun 2011 19:41:26 PDT