Instructables: exploring - workshop - bed Tue, 21 Apr 2015 01:55:47 PDT BLOX v1.01 Jurassic Park Gate Headboard
Jurassic Park Gate Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> Maverik Pre-amble:So you've thought to yourself, hey, I'm a wicked nerd and I don't ever want to grow up. Eggggzellent. This is the place for you. In this instructable, I will show you how to build a ridiculously large, unnecessary, potentially dangerous piece of furniture for your sleeping pleasure. Its ca...
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Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:21:36 PDT
Cot (or bed)
Cot (or bed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> evgen_ru My instructable for Russian - Sorry for my English. :-)This bed size 930 x 2050 mm.930 = width of the mattress + half the thickness of the rear wall (from fiberboard which rests on the mattress). I did not realize at that, so the pictures can be seen that he was speaking.Lengt...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 05:50:12 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
DIY Backyard Fire Pit
DIY Backyard Fire Pit - More DIY How To Projects]]> walts.theman For Valentine day 2015 I decided to build my wife a fire pit for the backyard. I started with an old washing machine and a recycled bed frame. My cousin Vince called me and asked me if I wanted to scrap the washer for one of his neighbors, so I grabbed it and got the idea.Start to finish, this proje...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:42:54 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
Storage bed
Storage bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> lyraleperformer this is a bed I made recently to try to maximize the space in my tiny apartment bedroom. Instead of making a wardrobe or buying a similar storage bed at Ikea (that I know will fall apart relatively quickly and would cost me more) I decided to make one. Now most of these instructions aren't going to ...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:56:09 PST
Cheap Drill Conversion
Cheap Drill Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> transistor2 This is a super easy way to make your cheap drill run as either a corded or cordless drill, that way you dont have to throw away the battery. It took me about 15 minutes to do it and it can be done with just about any drill. What you will need. Any drill that is battery operated expensive or chea...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:25:15 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
Simple Wooden Headboard
Simple Wooden Headboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> ryanmorrison This is about the most simple headboard you could make. Sand & Stain the Wood I purchased 7 pieces of 6' long boards (tongue and groove boards that are 7" wide).Here is what it looks like after I stained a few of the boards a driftwood color. Screw them together Next fit the pieces as clo...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2015 12:37:57 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
-= 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]]> buildingandblogging 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