Bunk Bed by The DIY Plan

Submitted by thediyplan on Tue, 05/21/2019 - 11:17
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If you have kids that share a small bedroom, than building a bunk bed might be a good solution. In limited space, instead of having two beds that take up most of the space in a room, bunk bed gives more room for kids to play around. Few years back I built this bed for less than $400 of material.

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Custom stained wood bunk bed with stairs
Diagram showing dimensions of the bunk bed
Dimensions for bunk bed are 79" wide x 40" deep x 67-5/8" tall - stairs add 14" wide by 53-1/2" deep


Shopping List

Tools for this project

• Drill
• Kreg Jig
• Miter Saw
• Table Saw
• Nail Gun
• Tape Measure
• Pipe Clamps

Material List

• 4x4x8' (x4)
• 2x4x8' (x10)
• 2x3x8' (x5)
• 1x4x8' (x24)
• 1x6x8' (x1)
• 1x4x6' (x12)
• 4'x8' Plywood 1/4" thick (x1)
• 4'x5' Plywood 1/4" thick (x1)
• 4'x5' Plywood 3/4" thick (x1)
• Finish Nails
• 2 1/2" Pocket Hole Screws
• 1 1/4" Pocket hole screws
• 2 1/2" Wood Screws
• 1 5/8" Wood Screws
• Wood Glue

Note: Lumber dimensions are listed as nominal size.  See lumber sizes for actual dimensions vs nominal.

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