Instructables: exploring - workshop - bed Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:18:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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 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
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
Homemade Portable Bandsaw Table / Bed savvas_papasavva 0:06 I began by finding the centre of the aluminium plate.  Working out how deep I wanted to cut into it. 0:20  I marked and punched the point I would stop cutting, and drilled a 2.5m hole.  I did this so that the teeth, which generally are set little further to the sides of the blade, would have sp...
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Tue, 2 Jul 2013 09:37:01 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
DIY family palette bed
DIY family palette bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> GEEK design When my family told me I should "buy a bed/bedroom made out of solid wood that will last for 30 years" I went ballistic because I live in belief that nobody needs a bed (or any other piece of furniture) to last that long. What I need is something ultra cheap, recyclable, easy to build and dismantle ...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 06:46:12 PDT
Raised bed from old pallets
Raised bed from old pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> tthomas10 I wanted to make a raised bed so me and my son could grow some veg at a level he could manage.  knocked this up quite quickly but has the potential to be finished really nicely giving a really strong, stable structure. It is predominantly made from two pallets.  Tools Guess tools and material...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 15:03:20 PDT
Raised cabin bed frame with hidden space
Raised cabin bed frame with hidden space - More DIY How To Projects]]> coolbeansbaby68    Building a loft bed  inside a cabin saves  space so  i had to build one .The loft bed frame  is raised  up for Hidden storage  which saves space. Raised bed frame Illustration Making the bed frame. Step 1 ~   cut (4)  2x4 boards 21'' long vertical height supports Step 2 ~   then cut (4) 4...
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Fri, 7 Jun 2013 09:28:40 PDT
Raised Planter Bed from Pallets
Raised Planter Bed from Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> elco_chan I recently saw a picture of a raised planter bed and though it was a really neat idea. I though this would be the solution for keeping rabbits out of my garden, only problem was they wanted $250 for it. After looking at the picture for a few minutes I was able to construct it in my head, only probl...
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Fri, 31 May 2013 20:48:04 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
Pallet Breaker walkthewalk If you have more than a couple of pallets to break up, this tool will save a lot of time. I welded it up from scrap I had in the shop (bed frame angle iron, black pipe, square tubing, shovel handle).  Lots of different scrap will work.  Make sure to make your forks wide enough so you can get around...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 11:10:31 PDT
Pallet Double Flower Bed
Pallet Double Flower Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> eyethforce Today was beautiful day with briskly chilled air with warm sunlight. I decided to go ahead do my second project of pallets that I have on hand. Actually, I have no idea what to do with that kind pallets because I had hard time pry the nails out of them. The original idea was build some wooden boxes ...
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Sat, 13 Apr 2013 20:14:26 PDT
99.7% Reclaimed Mobile Raised Herb Bed
99.7% Reclaimed Mobile Raised Herb Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Gunther45 This is a Mobile Raised bed garden for Herbs. Note this is not 100% complete as I am posting this Instructable because there are lots of creative people out there that might want to chime in on how to change around something or give some insight on how to tweak it before I implement it in my back ya...
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Mon, 8 Apr 2013 14:19:41 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
How to Build a Lofted College Bed
How to Build a Lofted College Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> evolesky Do you have someone you know who that is moving into a dorm room at Iowa State? In this age of crowded space, it seems that there isn't enough room for everything! Lofts provide a convenient way to maximize the space in your room, lifting your bed off of the floor to create usable space for other fu...
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 23:30:36 PST
Simple & Stylish Toddler Bed for Under $40
Simple & Stylish Toddler Bed for Under $40 - More DIY How To Projects]]> tjesse As a parent, I am constantly learning new things about my daughter’s likes and dislikes. I recently learned that her all-in-one bed is pointless if she will not sleep in it. It was supposed to transform with the growing needs of our child, but try telling her that. Our original toddler bed is just a...
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Tue, 12 Feb 2013 09:55:23 PST
The Poor Man's Adjustable Bed Device
The Poor Man's Adjustable Bed Device - More DIY How To Projects]]> MaskMarvl This is my Instructable on how to make "The Poor Man's Adjustable Bed Device"  for a twin size bed. (Updated, see last step) (Comments Appreciated!) :D Materials you'll need: 1. Two plywood boards aprox. (35" x 31" x 0.5") 2. One plywood board  aprox. (34" x 16.75" x 0.25") 3. Four strips of plyw...
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Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:31:57 PST