Farmhouse Storage Bed

Submitted by Jack-1961 on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 06:29

The plans for this bed were great! I made 2 queens and one double bed using these plans with minor modification to add extra durability. Instead of using screws to attach the head and footboards, I used carriage bolts. I added 2X6s for additional bed feet (3 per side) as well as 2X4s (unattached-for ease of being able to move the bed). I also used 3/4" ply instead of slats in the middle section of the bed, this also allows for additional hiding/storage space in the middle of the bed. I could have chose to go another step forward and added hinges and an inset door handle to that middle ply for ease of using that space.

Estimated Time Investment
Week Long Project (20 Hours or More)
Recommended Skill Level
Beginner

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