Side Street Bunk Bed

Submitted by wotto on Sat, 03/22/2014 - 16:10

This one will be around for a while... heavy as sin, but solid.
Used 11 2x2 removable slats per level spaced 5 1/2" apart by 2x2s.
Added a 44" ladder and back rail and front rail with 30 degree miter cut on 2x4s.

Next time, would have sanded & stained the headboard/footboard 2x6s on the ends before screwing them to 2x4s. Didn't have a sander that could get between the 1/2" gap and the hand sanding from position can be tough. Overall, very pleased with the result.

Kids love it! First of many projects I will be doing from this website.

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
$300
Estimated Time Investment
Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
Type of Wood
Yellow Pine
Finish Used
Rust-oleum Kona
Recommended Skill Level
Beginner

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