Instructables: exploring - workshop - bed - platform http://www.instructables.com Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:53:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Massive Timbered Platform Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Massive-Timbered-Platform-Bed/
Massive Timbered Platform Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/T2XZ/IQ2O5H8F/F57T2XZIQ2O5H8F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/T2XZ/IQ2O5H8F/F57T2XZIQ2O5H8F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F57/T2XZ/IQ2O5H8F/F57T2XZIQ2O5H8F.SMALL.jpg AlanTeed We wanted a modern platform bed made from slab wood about 3" thick. These were impossible to find for purchase without spending many thousands of dollars. So what the heck, it can't be that hard to build a bed frame - right?As it turned out this was an easy project, only made somewhat more difficu...
By: AlanTeed

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Fri, 1 Jul 2016 18:04:24 PDT
King-size Platform Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-King-size-Platform-Bed/
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Tue, 3 May 2016 07:51:29 PDT
Cheap, Easy and Portable Bed Platform http://www.instructables.com/id/Super-Easy-and-Portable-Bed-Platform/
Cheap, Easy and Portable Bed Platform - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/YMG2/IIM1UU0E/FNUYMG2IIM1UU0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/YMG2/IIM1UU0E/FNUYMG2IIM1UU0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNU/YMG2/IIM1UU0E/FNUYMG2IIM1UU0E.SMALL.jpg grp19 When my daughter went to grad school, she wanted to travel light, so she decided that her bed would consist of a futon and a set of Ikea roll-up slats. Though, as her principal mover, I appreciated the idea of travelling light, I also thought her bed was bit too minimal - I wanted it at least to be...
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Fri, 25 Dec 2015 19:27:06 PST
King Size Pallet Bed Project http://www.instructables.com/id/King-Size-Pallet-Bed-Project/
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Thu, 4 Jun 2015 15:36:46 PDT
Full Size Platform bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-Size-Platform-bed/
Full Size Platform bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/75I1/I916D9AF/FU875I1I916D9AF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/75I1/I916D9AF/FU875I1I916D9AF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/75I1/I916D9AF/FU875I1I916D9AF.SMALL.jpg 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
Cedar Platform Bed. Rebuilt http://www.instructables.com/id/Platform-Bed-TakeTwo/
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By: jprussack

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Mon, 8 Sep 2014 14:16:11 PDT
Cedar-Planked Platform Bed Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Cedar-Planked-Platform-Bed-Frame/
Cedar-Planked Platform Bed Frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/EW6C/HYWT5U5X/FEUEW6CHYWT5U5X.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/EW6C/HYWT5U5X/FEUEW6CHYWT5U5X.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/EW6C/HYWT5U5X/FEUEW6CHYWT5U5X.SMALL.jpg 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...
By: jprussack

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Sat, 16 Aug 2014 13:38:03 PDT
Platform/storage bed frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Platformstorage-bed-frame/
Platform/storage bed frame - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
King Size Wood Flooring Platform Bed and Headboard with Built-in Lights and Outlets and Hidden Drawers for $400! http://www.instructables.com/id/King-Size-Wood-Flooring-Platform-Bed-and-Headboard/
King Size Wood Flooring Platform Bed and Headboard with Built-in Lights and Outlets and Hidden Drawers for $400! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/6YCW/HDOW39UL/FBL6YCWHDOW39UL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/6YCW/HDOW39UL/FBL6YCWHDOW39UL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBL/6YCW/HDOW39UL/FBL6YCWHDOW39UL.SMALL.jpg 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
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
Bamboo Flooring Platform Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Bamboo-Flooring-Platform-Bed/
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By: grahambass

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Sun, 31 Jul 2011 18:52:34 PDT
Double size Bed Loft! http://www.instructables.com/id/Double-size-Bed-Loft/
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Thu, 10 Mar 2011 18:33:40 PST
DIY Platform Bed with Floating Nightstands http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Platform-Bed-with-Floating-Nightstands/
DIY Platform Bed with Floating Nightstands - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/7ZTN/GF06TDL0/FMJ7ZTNGF06TDL0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/7ZTN/GF06TDL0/FMJ7ZTNGF06TDL0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMJ/7ZTN/GF06TDL0/FMJ7ZTNGF06TDL0.SMALL.jpg odecom5 I decided I wanted a cool modern bed. So I made one, and this is how. But a couple of notes before we begin. 1. I apologize that all of the pictures in this Instructable (sans the finished ones) were taken with a mediocre phone camera.  2. I am not a master carpenter and pretty much only know what ...
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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 10:36:57 PDT
One-legged bunk bed http://www.instructables.com/id/One-legged-bunk-bed/
One-legged bunk bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/MYXG/GE38R2C0/FV8MYXGGE38R2C0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/MYXG/GE38R2C0/FV8MYXGGE38R2C0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV8/MYXG/GE38R2C0/FV8MYXGGE38R2C0.SMALL.jpg 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
DIY Bed Frame For Less than $30 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bed-Frame-For-Less-than-30/
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Mon, 14 Jun 2010 11:52:32 PDT
Plastic bottle-legged bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Plastic-bottle-legged-bed/
Plastic bottle-legged bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/US9X/G1QWAHM2/FQ4US9XG1QWAHM2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/US9X/G1QWAHM2/FQ4US9XG1QWAHM2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ4/US9X/G1QWAHM2/FQ4US9XG1QWAHM2.SMALL.jpg 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
DIY Bed with storage for under $100 http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Bed-with-storage-for-under-100/
DIY Bed with storage for under $100 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/PH8C/FYIZH69B/F13PH8CFYIZH69B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/PH8C/FYIZH69B/F13PH8CFYIZH69B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/PH8C/FYIZH69B/F13PH8CFYIZH69B.SMALL.jpg stevet47 I bought a new latex bed, and seeing as it doesn't need a boxspring, I decided this would be a great opportunity to get some under bed storage without having stuff on the floor.This is a King Size bed, which is the same as 2 Twin Extra Longs, so that is what I made; for ease of getting in the house,...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2009 10:43:38 PDT
Cheap, easy, low-waste platform bed plans http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-easy-low-waste-platform-bed/
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Mon, 19 May 2008 13:37:39 PDT
Twin-Full-Queen-King Platform Bed With Danish Inspiration http://www.instructables.com/id/TwinFullQueenKing-Platform-Bed-With-Danish-Insp/
Twin-Full-Queen-King Platform Bed With Danish Inspiration - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/J8XH/HUQEWZMIUPG/FN3J8XHHUQEWZMIUPG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/J8XH/HUQEWZMIUPG/FN3J8XHHUQEWZMIUPG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN3/J8XH/HUQEWZMIUPG/FN3J8XHHUQEWZMIUPG.SMALL.jpg trebuchet03 This is my bed. I have always loved the look and feel of a platform bed. But they can be quite expensive. Here are some loose instructions on how to make a platform bed from some recycled materials and some solutions to the problems I ran into. Background Many of my ideas end up on napkins, index...
By: trebuchet03

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Fri, 30 Mar 2007 18:42:43 PDT