Instructables: exploring - workshop - bed Fri, 19 Dec 2014 15:31:46 PST BLOX v1.01 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
-= The ShoeBox Pully=-
-= The ShoeBox Pully=- - More DIY How To Projects]]> Weird Projects In this Instructable I will be Showing you how to make a pulley for a loft or bunk bed. Perfect for anyone in a small dorm. You can even take off the pulley for easy storage. WARNING :Make sure that your shoe box can handle what you put inside. I am not responsible for any damage done to personal it...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 07:20:46 PDT
Kid's Pallet Bed
Kid's Pallet Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> dktousti Now it s time to paint, my wife make it when i go to work. I know it s not an instructable but i have twins and i try to make a step by step for the second one. Thank you for reading. Finaly, i don't made instructable because of the time to finished the two bed. But i want to shaw my work to the...
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Sat, 27 Sep 2014 15:34:14 PDT
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
Truck Bed Rail Sides For Hauling
Truck Bed Rail Sides For Hauling - More DIY How To Projects]]> wedjlok Do you want to add more room to your truck bed and be able to haul more in it, but you don't want to spend hundreds of dollars on steel contractor rails? Then this could be the perfect solution, and one that has been used for a LONG time by truck owners who like to build thing for themselves. Gath...
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Fri, 8 Aug 2014 16:15:11 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
elevated bed from 3 sheets of plywood
elevated bed from 3 sheets of plywood - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus I've experimented with elevated sleeping platforms before and have built 3 other elevated beds, each improving on design and functionality. Here's the latest design, using 3 sheets of plywood and incorporating:Inset base on all sides so there's no stubbed toesCarpeted mattress deck that prevents fit...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 11:57:11 PDT
Garden Bed
Garden Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> jaroot Here's a quicky. I got this idea off the internet and this is my version.It's cheap and quick! Select Your Location First thing to do is select a suitable location for your bed. This may vary depending on what you are going to grow but for veggies generally the more sun the better. Materials C...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 16:15:57 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
Simple, Elegant Toddler Bed
Simple, Elegant Toddler Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> solobo With two sheets of plywood and a handful of screws, you can make a pretty nice little toddler bed. This design fits a crib mattress (about 52" long), which will last the average toddler well into elementary school. My toddler just turned two. He's too big for a crib, but a twin-sized bed takes up to...
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Mon, 5 May 2014 05:52:26 PDT
Batmobile Bed
Batmobile Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> tophattaylor_uk Some of you may have seen the the Batman Clock I made to go in a Batman themed bedroom, well now the bed is in, there is still a little work to do to pimp the bed but that will have to be another instructable. So the bed was relatively cheap and easy to build. It was designed to take and existing I...
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Thu, 1 May 2014 08:06:51 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
Another Way To Make Your Bed Warm
Another Way To Make Your Bed Warm - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nicepolicy16 First you need to get a clean High Density Polyethylene plastic Fuel Can ( Petrol, Diesel can ). Boil Water in A Kettle Make sure you only boil tap water Add The Boiled Water into the clean Fuel Can Put your ready boiled water into the Polyethylene hard plast Fuel can. Place the Clean Water...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 12:00:14 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
Old Mattress Box Spring Repurposed for Out of the way Shop Ceiling Storage tomaschurizoe Dumping a mattress or box spring in the landfill: -$30.00 each If you dont live near a facility that recycles them for free well then you dont have many options. I decided to tear the cover off my old box spring and see if there was enough metal inside worth recycling. I bolted my old box spring to ...
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 02:37:35 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
Backyard Garden Boxes - On the Cheap!
Backyard Garden Boxes - On the Cheap! - More DIY How To Projects]]> M.Hawse My family decided to create some backyard, above-ground, garden boxes since the soil where we live is rock-hard and not easily manageable. We wanted to keep expenses on this project low so we chose materials and methods accordingly. There are many ways to go about this project--some more effective ...
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Mon, 17 Mar 2014 22:49:43 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
Raised Garden Bed
Raised Garden Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> bbrown65 You can make a raised garden bed in many ways. There are many benefits to raised beds. This is how I did it. Tool And Supplies First,as with any project, you need tools and supplies. There are many ways to do this, but this is how I did it. -landscape timbers (4"x6")-3/4" stakes-reciprocating sa...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 16:12:15 PDT
Raised bed garden
Raised bed garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> Twofinger This is a raised bed garden that I made. Come join our brand new forum at for more, and help get this community going. I made the frame with (2) 2" x 8" x 12' boards and (1) 2" x 8" x 8' board. I cut the 8' board in half and put them at the ends to make a 12' x 4' x 8" deep bed...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 20:35:28 PST
Paracord and Pulley Hanging Table
Paracord and Pulley Hanging Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> Matt2 Silver Before going to bed I often like to work on my computer, watch a movie, read a book, or just enjoy a cup of tea.  Juggling all of these things on a bouncy bed can be difficult and frustrating so I designed and built a table that can be raised and lowered over my bed to make my life easier.  When I w...
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:38:09 PST
How to Build a Queen-Size Bed
How to Build a Queen-Size Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Popular Mechanics With a look that combines traditional detailing and construction with the clean lines of contemporary style, our anniversary bed is sure to be the ideal centerpiece for just about any bedroom decor. Like the entire Popular Mechanics anniversary furniture series, it’s constructed of solid mahogany, a...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 17:29:05 PST
Raised Garden Bed
Raised Garden Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiscdoledino This is how I decided to make make my raise garden. I used 8 foot rail road ties and laid them in a square and used card board to stop weeds growing up from the ground. then I added dirt and fencing around the garden. We grew pototoes, tomatoes, carrots, peas, lettuce kale. Make area for garden I...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 14:10:33 PST
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
Homemade headboard / Cabecero de cama CarpintHero Hi Pinewood headboard, It is really a cheap proyect, I used pinewood, some walnut dye and bit of natural wax for the finish. With lots of sanding with 120 to 240 sandpaper and steelwood. ---------------------------------------------------- Barato cabecero de cama hecho integramente con madera de ...
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Wed, 20 Nov 2013 06:38:21 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
Headboard from Wooden Pallets
Headboard from Wooden Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> AmateurHour A few things the reader should know: This is my first Instructable. I am pretty much learning as I go with wood working which is why, along with the pleasing aesthetics, I began using reclaimed wood from old pallets. I will welcome any constructive comments that will help me better my skills. Pa...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 10:20:50 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
Under Bed Storage
Under Bed Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> floppyjoe Just replaced my hand made platform bed for a new metal frame bed, but oh no we don't have any storage under the bed now. I glad I kept a couple of old drawers in my loft. Now all I need is a frame. The Frame What I needed was a drawer frame. To make it I cut out 2 x side panels, 4 x cross rails ...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 11:37:42 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
How to Build a Bed Fort using Paper and Office Supplies
How to Build a Bed Fort using Paper and Office Supplies - More DIY How To Projects]]> EngineerJakit If there's one thing I never got to do that much of when I was younger, it would have to be fort building. I always liked making stuff, and I barely got to build a decent fort. So what was my first thought on entering the Fort Contest? At first I was indifferent about it, all "Meh" and stuff. But a...
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Mon, 5 Aug 2013 21:27:51 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
Sacrificial Square for Pillar Drill / Drill Press Table - Part 2 savvas_papasavva In this video I routered an area to install a sacrificial square to use on the pillar drill bed.  It also allowed me to make an recess which could sink the drum sanders into.  This would have been a lot easier to do on a router table and I don't feel like I did a good job but off-screen I added some...
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Wed, 31 Jul 2013 13:35:47 PDT
FORT MADE OF BED, COT, PILLOW AND SHEET - More DIY How To Projects]]> makesomeso Hai guys in this instructable i published the photos of the fort that i built for the fort contest. This fort is made of pillows, bed, sheets and cot. i made a wall wih bed on cot and surrounded with some pillows. all is covered by sheet. on roof i used both pillows and sheets. i hid some toy guns i...
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Sat, 27 Jul 2013 01:12:44 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
DIY kids palette bed XXL upgrade GEEK design Last few months I've been thinking what to do because my kid overgrow his standard size (120x60cm) crib but he is still to small for his own full size bed. So while I was working on my family palette bed it just came to me: hey, standard palette size is the same as the crib's inner dimensions - I sh...
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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 15:18:56 PDT