Beds and Bed Frames

Build your own bed and bed frames.  Free plans for beds, bed frames from

There's nothing quite like the feeling of satisfaction you get from building your own furniture, and DIY bed plans are no exception. Whether you're a seasoned woodworker or just starting, building your own bed is an excellent project to try your hand at.  Beds builds are forgiving, a great value for your time and investment, and you can build a bed frame so no box spring or bed skirt is needed - saving you even more money.  We also love that DIY bed frames are super sturdy and easy to customize.

Here's some of our favorite types of beds.

1. Farmhouse Bed
The farmhouse bed is a classic design that never goes out of style. It's a simple and sturdy bed that's perfect for those who prefer a rustic or country-style bedroom. The free plans from Ana White offer step-by-step instructions and a materials list to make building this bed a breeze.

2. Platform Bed
A platform bed is a popular design that provides a sleek and modern look to your bedroom. Our free plans built with Shanty 2 Chic provide detailed instructions and a list of materials to make building this bed easy and cost-effective.

3. Storage Bed
A storage bed is a practical design that maximizes space in your bedroom. We have many great free plans to build your own, we provide instructions on how to build a platform bed with built-in storage drawers. This design is perfect for small bedrooms or apartments.

4. Upholstered Bed
An upholstered bed is a luxurious and elegant design that adds a touch of sophistication to your bedroom. Did you know you can build your own upholstered bed?  We've got lots of free plans with real reader submitted photos to help you.

5. Canopy Bed
A canopy bed is a classic and romantic design that's perfect for those who want to add a touch of drama to their bedroom. We provide instructions on how to build a canopy bed frame that's both elegant and sturdy with many different plans and options.  You can also take almost any bed and add a canopy to it.


6. Bunk Bed Plans 

Why spend a fortune on a bunk bed that your kids will just outgrow?  Our free bunk bed plans are sturdy and durable, and low cost, so you can repurpose it when your kids outgrow the bunk bed.

When building your own bed, it's important to choose follow the instructions carefully to ensure safety and durability. Additionally, consider your skill level and the tools you have available when choosing a bed plan.  We have bed plans from beginner friendly to advanced - there's a perfect bed build for just about anyone.

Building your own bed is a fun and rewarding project that can save you money and add a personal touch to your bedroom. With these free bed plans for DIY woodworking, you'll be able to create a bed that's perfect for your style and needs.