Instructables: exploring - workshop - loft Tue, 4 Aug 2015 19:47:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Floating loft bed for under $150
Floating loft bed for under $150 - More DIY How To Projects]]> drosenkranz my cousin wanted to be able to put a desk or couch bed in the room and still have room for activities so he asked me to build a loft bed that was stronger and cheaper than a store bought loft/ bunk bed first measure the twin mattress I built the base to fit around the mattress and left one end l...
By: drosenkranz

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Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20:12:42 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
Castle Loft Bed
Castle Loft Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> urant I don’t remember exactly how it was decided that I would build a castle loft bed for my daughter. Since I have very little free time, my wife usually vetos any large woodworking project (not to mention that most of my projects don´t turn out exactly how I plan them, and never on the time/budget tha...
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Tue, 20 Jan 2015 11:55:39 PST
Storage Shelf
Storage Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlp801 I found some parts for a metal storage shelf at a local surplus warehouse and figured this would be a perfect project. I've seen similar shelving sold at Costco for around $150 - 200. But this costed much less!! Cost: Metal Shelf $20Plywood $10 x 2Total: $40Time to Complete ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:54:55 PST
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
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
Multi-Use Convertible Loft Bed with 123Design (Couch, Desk, Table)
Multi-Use Convertible Loft Bed with 123Design (Couch, Desk, Table) - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheLazyDIYer I started to design this a while back when I realized Universities (at least around here) were not making good use of their living space. Rather than give each person their own space, more of the spaces for rent were rooms in shared houses. There was a large price gap between renting a room, and a h...
By: TheLazyDIYer

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Fri, 18 Oct 2013 21:01:26 PDT
Space saving Loft bed for a bookworm/night owl (NOT IN CHICAGO AREA)
Space saving Loft bed for a bookworm/night owl (NOT IN CHICAGO AREA) - More DIY How To Projects]]> CryoFireProductions So here's my situation. I currently share a bedroom with my younger brother, so i only get half a room to myself. Being the creative teen that I am, i just can't let this slide. So here's the idea. If i can't get more floor space to myself, why not utilize the air above me for space? And thus the lo...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 22:55:58 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
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
Loft bed with built in bookshelf and pegboard
Loft bed with built in bookshelf and pegboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> awarden I made this bed for my daughter, as her room is quite small, and storage space is limited.  Moving the sleeping area up high makes the floorspace of the room much more versatile. Main sections The bed was built in my shed, in 4 main parts.  This allowed me to actually fit it through the door into...
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Sun, 20 May 2012 23:05:00 PDT
Ikea Hack - Pivot TV Mount
Ikea Hack - Pivot TV Mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> Julien Thibeault Living in a small apartment require great organization. It is even more important when you live in an open space apartment or a loft. When I moved into my new apartment (a loft), I installed a Stolmen system to split the main room into two separated spaces : the living room and the bedroom. To make ...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 12:22:09 PST
Extreme Loft Conversion
Extreme Loft Conversion - More DIY How To Projects]]> DrWilson Around 8 months ago I was offered an opportunity every child would wish for, an opportunity that I could not say no to, nor waste any time on beginning. The opportunity was to undertake a relativity large loft conversion that was small on budget. But if that wasn't enough of a challenge for you then...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 14:20:06 PST
Loft beds with bookshelf ladders
Loft beds with bookshelf ladders - More DIY How To Projects]]> makendo My daughter has always had her own room, but envies her brothers' bunk bed. So I built her a loft bed that look likes a floating cloud, which made her happy and created a little more space in her room. It uses some of the design principles of the one-legged bunk bed I posted previously - namely usin...
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Fri, 9 Dec 2011 08:38:25 PST
Loft Bed from reclaimed lumber
Loft Bed from reclaimed lumber - More DIY How To Projects]]> poza i have a friend whose place of business has tons of throw-away lumber every week. I started collecting this lumber for this loft bed project. i love working with reclaimed lumber for several reasons: (1) price! (FREE!!!) (2) Easy on the environment - RECYCLE!!! GREEN! GREEN! GREEN! (3) reclaimed lum...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2011 17:02:10 PDT
Double size Bed Loft! larslovespeace DIY Bed Loft for Double Size bed
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Thu, 10 Mar 2011 18:33:40 PST
One-legged bunk bed
One-legged bunk bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Platform bed
Platform bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> sco_oter I decided to raise my bed 20 inches higher off the floor so anything that crawls on the floor can't get to me. This all started after a scorpion crawled onto my shoulder while I was sleeping. Luckily it didn't sting me and I woke up in time to kill it. It got into my bed because the sheets were tou...
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Sat, 18 Sep 2010 08:20:05 PDT
Loft Beds frenzy When space is tight a loft bed could mean the difference between efficiency and disorganization. Take a look at these loft bed instructables from around the site to find something to spruce up that college dorm or apartment. Big Sturdy Loft For my weekend project, I built a big 8'x8'x7' loft fro...
By: frenzy

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Thu, 26 Aug 2010 12:28:16 PDT
College Dorm Loft (accepts Twin XL frame) *updated*
College Dorm Loft (accepts Twin XL frame) *updated* - More DIY How To Projects]]> ajmontag This is a loft to get your bed up off the ground to increase functional room space.  This loft accepts a given frame (the dimensions used on this loft are for the frames provided by Iowa State University, but may be the same as others).  This is very similar to--but much more sturdy than--the kits a...
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Tue, 29 Jun 2010 20:46:36 PDT
Spongebob Square Bed
Spongebob Square Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> THE GOOSE This is the Spongebob Square Bed i made for my kid. its a pretty basic loft style bed. because the ceiling is low i could not make bunk beds, so i made the underneath to store toys. the kids have to climb through Spongebobs mouth to get to the steps. i also made Spongebob easy to remove to make it e...

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Thu, 4 Mar 2010 20:05:42 PST
College Bed Loft (Twin XL)
College Bed Loft (Twin XL) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ajmontag How to make a loft for a dorm, or any other tight space! Dimensions given will accommodate an Extra-Long Twin mattress with 1' extra on every side. We are making these lofts to take to Iowa State while living in a Dorm. We will be able to put a desk or sofa underneath. A loft is a great way to gain...
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Sun, 19 Jul 2009 16:43:32 PDT
Loft Beds
Loft Beds - More DIY How To Projects]]> trooperrick Well we moved into an apartment and as you know, they aren't known for the amount of space they have. We needed a place to sleep and a place to work. This gave us an idea, sleep above the workspace with loft beds! You can build one in an afternoon if you stick with it and it can be made fo...
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Thu, 1 Jan 2009 11:14:43 PST
My Loft Workshop jinventive Here are a few picture of my loft workspace where I spend most of my spare time, tinkering with electronic things and making things. I took the pictures after I had cleaned it out so don't think that I can keep it that tidy all of the time with the amount of things I do. The workshop is in my loft w...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2008 23:50:27 PST
Pipe Loft Bed - Galvanized Steel Dorkfish92 Here is the pipe loft bed that I made. The original bed was created by Nerdologist, except mine is made out of galvanized steel pipe instead of black iron. Also, my bed is twin while Nerdologist's is full. The original Instructable can be found here: ...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2008 07:59:45 PDT
Loft Bed/Theater Cave AKA "The Beast"
Loft Bed/Theater Cave AKA "The Beast" - More DIY How To Projects]]> TLMATX I've browsed this website for a while now, always amazed at the things you guys come up with. Finally, I've been inspired enough to recreate one of these instructable and I thought I should share the process. I currently rent and I have a fairly small room (10' x 13') with a LOT of crap in it. I h...

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Thu, 14 Feb 2008 10:44:24 PST
Ultimate Loft Bed chaoscampbell I made this Loft Bed to take advantage of a very small room in my house. It features a built in shelf unit and a loft night stand. the desk in some of the pictures is puchased not built there are some new ideas to Instructables in this design but I took Instruction (Mostly inspiration) from these in...
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Thu, 10 Jan 2008 21:07:02 PST
Pipe Loft Bed
Pipe Loft Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> nerdologist I have been daydreaming of my very own full sized loft bed since my freshman year of college (~3yrs ago). During finals week, I decided that I could have it all: a dog, vanilla bean ice cream, AND the perfect bed for a pole vaulter. Note that I was only lacking one portion of my equation for hap...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2008 23:58:55 PST
Turn an Empty Stairwell into a Storage Loft noahw If you are in need of some more storage space and you've got an empty stairwell you can build yourself a loft and store all of your junk up there. My apartment is big - it's one of those live/work johnnys that is just a big empty space. The down side is that we have very few closets, and as such, n...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2007 15:16:06 PST
Big Sturdy Loft
Big Sturdy Loft - More DIY How To Projects]]> prank For my weekend project, I built a big 8'x8'x7' loft from scratch in my apartment. I'll walk you through the process, garnishing the instruction meal with appetizing quips.(and remember: Art is Wrong! What yer gonna do... So, this instructable is the epic saga of the c...
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Mon, 17 Jul 2006 08:37:16 PDT
loft bed
loft bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> Robyntheslug build a sturdy loft bed from scrap lumber for less than 20 dollars. Acquire lumber! I needed a bed on the cheap, and since my rented room has no closet I needed a way to hang up my clothes. Solution: loft bed! I found 2x4s for free at my dad's work. They were going to toss them. Glad I got t...
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Wed, 21 Sep 2005 12:33:22 PDT