Instructables: exploring - workshop - furniture - bed Tue, 28 Apr 2015 08:58:31 PDT BLOX v1.01 Full Size Platform bed
Full Size Platform bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> mishra.rajneesh So after watching hours of videos and reading tutorials I decided to build a full size bed for my daughter. I must say it was quiet a learning process as I was doing it for the first time and wasn't sure on the type of tools needed for this project. Here is what I bought from HomeDepot :Deck Screws ...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:53:25 PDT
Galvanized Pipe Bed
Galvanized Pipe Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> JonFreakish I've been looking for a design i like for a galvanized pipe bed. A major influence for my design comes from willparks on Instructables. If you want to make a very sturdy bed this would be a great start. The great thing about these bed designs are that you can change it to your liking. I hope you ca...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 08:08:29 PDT
Bunk-bed-desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> Clarence_clarabella This bunk-bed-desk design grew from a need for large amounts of desktop space in a tiny 12m squared student garden flat. As an architectural student, productive space was given priority over sleeping space and the result is this piece of furniture. Raising the bed over the desk creates a cosy work e...
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Sun, 15 Mar 2015 12:26:01 PDT
Space saving loft bed
Space saving loft bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Arx Recently, I moved into a small house with a roommate, after years living alone. In my old place I had a workbench in what would normally be a dining room, a computer desk in my living room, and a whole separate room for sleeping. It was obvious that I wouldn't have floor space for all that in one ...
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Sat, 14 Mar 2015 16:27:25 PDT
Over the bed table (Ikea copycat)
Over the bed table (Ikea copycat) - More DIY How To Projects]]> PrncssGeek Our house is bursting at the seams with small rooms, collections of geeky things, people and cats. Space in each and every room is at a premium. But we like to be stylish too. There are two rooms that aren't big enough to have bedside tables. So a couple of years ago I saw the rolling over the bed t...
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Sat, 7 Mar 2015 02:16:59 PST
A bench from an old bed
A bench from an old bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> JasonE This is how I took an old bed and converted it into a nice bench. Gather materials. I used the following materials:- An old headboard- An old footboard- Two bed side slats from an old waterbed frame- Hardware:- Screws- Connector things (don't know their real name but there are pictures later that...
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Sun, 22 Feb 2015 09:54:49 PST
Tall bed frame with lots of storage
Tall bed frame with lots of storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> lazychris2000 Disclaimer: When I built this bed frame, I had a very limited knowledge of carpentry. I learned a lot by trial and error while building this. I also wasn't thinking about making an instructable, so I didn't take as many pictures as I probably should have. If any of my instructions are unclear, pl...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 17:02:42 PST
Aspen Log Toddler Bed
Aspen Log Toddler Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Cheeky_Tinkerer I recently purchased my first home and have been enjoying coming up with ideas and designs for making furniture to outfit my home with. I really like rustic design and wood / log furniture. I also like to spoil my almost 3 year old daughter and see what special things I can make for her. Amongst the...
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 22:38:39 PST
d2k loft bed
d2k loft bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> ddkto Our family recently grew from 4 people to 5, and that meant the kids had to play musical beds. The new baby got the crib, her big brother moved up to his big sister's bed, and therefore big sister needed a brand new bed! We decided on a loft bed, since the older two now share a room, but we weren't ...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 19:40:49 PST
reclaimed wooden bed
reclaimed wooden bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dvda2108 i made this bed for my 4 year old son who likes pirates and vikings. i used some leftover mdf to constructe the base and the drawers. i then nailed some reclaimes wood around the base. base and set up so first i made the base in mdf (18mm). then i primered the mdf to make sure the reclaimed wood ...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:03:48 PST
Tension Series - Floating Bed
Tension Series - Floating Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> barclay5426 Not being a fan of mass produced Ikea furniture boringness, I decided I was going to make myself a bed frame. And if I'm going to design and make something myself, I'll do my best to make it something unique and interesting!I set out to design a bed frame that gave the illusion it was floating, to ...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2015 13:18:35 PST
matrimonial bed upholstered chocolate
matrimonial bed upholstered chocolate - More DIY How To Projects]]> redboxdesign hello to i show this instructable of how to do a matrimonial bed out sctrach wood.this bed i make i do it cuz in mexico there is a tradition on cristmas about exchange gifts. and for me i got to give a present for a cousin. so i decide to make a bed because he has an ugly and old bed....
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 16:50:30 PST
Make a Sidecar Cosleeper in 2 hours with standard lumber.
Make a Sidecar Cosleeper in 2 hours with standard lumber. - More DIY How To Projects]]> nickfank Co-sleeping with your baby is a great way to enhance bonding and makes it much easier to handle feeding in the middle of the night. However, pediatricians raise very legitimate safety concerns about sleeping in the same bed with your baby. Our solution is a sidecar cosleeper that sits beside the be...
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Wed, 24 Dec 2014 14:21:29 PST
Storage Bed: Reclaiming the unused space! (Captains Bed)
Storage Bed: Reclaiming the unused space! (Captains Bed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> adam16660 Have you ever thought of your bed as wasted space? Or been frustrated by the junk(or "stuff" as some call it) that always gets shoved under the bed and forgotten about. I realized the solution to both of these problems is to own a storage bed. It allows you to use the space more efficiently and ke...
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Sun, 16 Nov 2014 15:43:34 PST
Large 'Floating' Bed
Large 'Floating' Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> jomo.maher Here's a bed I put together as a present for my girlfriend. I don't have the final cost or hours worked but both went over expectation. These are really poor images from the finished product as our current room doesn't have much extra space to the sides. I also haven't yet installed the LED lights u...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:58:48 PST
Cedar Platform Bed. Rebuilt
Cedar Platform Bed. Rebuilt - 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 t...
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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 14:16:11 PDT
Over-The-Bed Whiteboard Worktable
Over-The-Bed Whiteboard Worktable - More DIY How To Projects]]> FabricateIO We believe that every living space should have a workspace that can bring ideas into reality. But if you're like us and don't have that convenient extra room or garage, you have to get a little creative with how you use the space you have. One such creative use of space is an over-the-bed worktable ...
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Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:01:34 PDT
Office Door Turned Headboard
Office Door Turned Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> zachmikrut When my wife and I moved into our new home, there was an odd patio-type door on the third bedroom. Figuring that our guests would want a little privacy and not wake up to two cats staring through the door in the middle of the night, we replaced the door and stashed the old one for a later project. T...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 13:31:03 PDT
DIY Baby Bed
DIY Baby Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> russian_desman Once upon the time I decided to make the bed for my newborn son. At first I bought the mattress in local baby store (the part I am unable to make myself). The mattress size is 40 x 90 cm. (All sizes will be given in centimeters, you can always divide them by 2.54 to convert them into inches). Also I...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:48:18 PDT
Building a Pretty Princess Castle Bed your Child will Love
Building a Pretty Princess Castle Bed your Child will Love - More DIY How To Projects]]> djmccray IntroHere is how to make a bed that your daughter will love. I made this bed for my daughter so she would want to make a transition to a big girl bed and have a bed as cool as the dump truck bed I made for my son. Before building the bed, my wife and I searched for a store bought bed but they were...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 23:49:30 PDT
Simple Nightstand
Simple Nightstand - More DIY How To Projects]]> rawkstar320 We keep our phones, glasses, and other miscellaneous objects in some little black boxes next our bed. This works, but it's not very practical and our cats like to chew on things...So I decided to build a basic nightstand that would store the box and provide a nice place to set my phone at night. The...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 06:45:45 PDT
Compact, Modular Living Loft
Compact, Modular Living Loft - More DIY How To Projects]]> morganmurdock I'm a big fan of design and I also like to conserve everything I can from materials to time to space. One day, while looking around online, I was inspired by an all-in-one piece of furniture that someone had created and decided that I would like to design and build my own compact, all-in-one loft be...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 01:35:23 PDT
Single Bed
Single Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> pudtiny This instructable shows to build a single bed using standard structural timber. The bed is designed to fit a UK mattress 900mm x 190mm. The size timber used for this is 38mm x 63mm and comes in 2.4m lengths ( benefit of structural timber is it should be straight and fau...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 05:28:41 PDT
A Soft Industrial Pipe Bed Frame
A Soft Industrial Pipe Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> willparks Pipe bed frames are economical, modular designer DIY bed frames. Here I describe a mechanically robust yet elegant design which uses 3/4" black pipe nipple, plus wood slats. The design here fits a queen size 6'6" mattress and a 6'1/2" gent who can easily mount the bed without descending or climbing ...
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Sat, 22 Mar 2014 18:48:15 PDT
Pet Bed
Pet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Kid's Monster Truck Loft Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> duggerpato My son wanted a special bed, and none were available (for less than $2000-$3000 dollars).  My son is a giant, at 4'6" and 80 lbs in 1st grade.  Dilemma for a 6-year-old that big?  He doesn't fit into anything and people think he's 8 to 10.  Poor kid was tall enough to ride everything at the...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:16:38 PDT
Adjustable Day Bed
Adjustable Day Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> seajay67 Recently while on holidays with my family at our onsite van my somewhat broken father needed to spend time on his back with his legs in the air due to issues with his legs. Unfortunately we had no suitable way to have him do so in the cool of outside rather than sweltering inside the van. Fortunatel...
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 22:33:29 PST
Under bed Storage for the Lazy and Storage of a Guest Bed
Under bed Storage for the Lazy and Storage of a Guest Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Pallet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Wall Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> mass37 I decided to make a wall bed (Murphy bed) to save space and double as an office. This is for a full size bed.Materials:2x8 - 12 ft (If I did it again I would have gotten 2x10)2x4 - 10 ft8in gate hinges - 2Size 14 screws for gate - 8Size 14 bolts and nuts - 23" screwsA full size bunk bed frame DrillS...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 16:19:56 PST
0$ Bed frame 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
Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 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 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 asd123zxc this is my first Instructable it 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 exported from autodesk inventor software. last two files are the autocad plans of the bed. (dimensions are in centimeter)
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Thu, 26 Sep 2013 16:06:40 PDT
Box Bed
Box Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Layered Platform Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> jmacfarlane This is how to make a platform bed to go along with this Instructable's woven headboard. Building it was actually way easier than I was anticipating, and after a somewhat fretful first night (I'd never built a bed before, and was half-expecting it to collapse on me), is pretty sturdy. It's relativel...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 20:32:50 PDT
Pirate Fire Truck Loft Bed
Pirate Fire Truck Loft Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> cchalmers My son is obsessed with fire trucks... and pirates. When it came time to think about a new bed for him, we naturally wanted to make something that would support make-believe play about both! We considered paint schemes and patterns that were more realistic, but finally decided to go with something m...
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Mon, 12 Aug 2013 12:30:43 PDT
Woven Headboard
Woven Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> jmacfarlane This guide is for how to make a wall-mounted, woven headboard to go along with a platform bed (currently being worked on; instructable for that coming sooner or later). This is a relatively simply and quick project, and all of the materials can be found at your local Lowes/Home Depot/etc. The wood ...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 09:38:55 PDT
From Cool Old Door to Chic Headboard 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 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
Bed, lights and crates - More DIY How To Projects]]> Luk--- The idea was to build an inexpensive storage place under my bed. Since I'm sensitive to low light environnement, I wanted indirect lightning as well. I used four ikea Lack table (5€ each), two for lights and two for putting stuff that I can easily reach while in bed. tables I used cheap wood to...
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Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:46:25 PDT
Full to Queen Bed Extension 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"
"Floating Bed" - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Platform Bed with Drawers - More DIY How To Projects]]> VertDude    The flush paneled sides and lack of drawer pull hardware give this bed a sleek modern look. A tremendous amount of useful storage space is obtained by adding the drawers underneath the bed. I built this bed for my teenage daughter. I bought her a new memory foam mattress that requires a solid fou...
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Mon, 4 Mar 2013 20:05:51 PST
Storage Cube Bed
Storage Cube Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> marks4764 I wanted to come up with a more practical way to store items in the bedroom, without losing what little room we already had.  I am also big into reusing items, and was able to recycle wooden shipping containers that were being thown away after one use, for this project.  This instructable can be bui...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 20:50:28 PST
Build a Twin Bed
Build a Twin Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> me-again100 This instructable will hopefully show you how to make a twin size bed (for a 75"x38" mattress) using common framing lumber and without the need for any special woodworking skills.  The tools I used were a mitre saw, table saw, drill and random orbit sander, but it could likely be built with nothing ...
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Sun, 3 Mar 2013 14:40:08 PST
Folding Bed Bench (Hidden Cot) 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.
Queen size bed that breaks down for moving. - More DIY How To Projects]]> siamonsez Having slept on the same futon that my parents got me when I was in 9th grade or so (I'm 28 now), I decided it was time for an adult bed. Having moved that futon several times, however, and knowing that I would most likely be moving this bed a few times before it found it's permanent home; I  wanted...
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Sat, 20 Oct 2012 17:49:29 PDT
Thomas Train Bed
Thomas Train Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> raptor23 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, hopefully a lot simpler to make.  Sketchup First I drew up the bed in Google Sketchup. This bed was designe...
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Tue, 2 Oct 2012 07:14:10 PDT