Turn Your Loft Bed Into a Workstation With Overhead Storage.

This instructable is intended for people who already have an Ikea SVÄRTA Loft bed frame with desk top.

Here are the links to the Assembly instructions PDF files.

SVÄRTA loft bed frame

SVÄRTA desk top

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Step 1: Remove the Shelf.

Step 2: Remove the Guardrails

Step 3: Rotate the Mattress Frame.

Doing these gives you more distance from floor to bed base so you won't bump your head on the top of the bunk bed.

Step 4: Flip the Back Guardrail.

Step 5: Attach the Shelf.

Step 6: Here Is the Final Result.

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    3 Discussions


    Question 8 months ago on Step 6

    Hi there,
    Where did you get the shelf from? Did it come with the bed or did you buy it separately?
    Thanks Will


    1 year ago

    Are you using sketchup for your designs?