Farmhouse Bed (Full Size)

Submitted by Ana White on Mon, 10/29/2018 - 07:55
Difficulty
Intermediate
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Build your own full size farmhouse bed.  These Ana White plans use standard off the shelf lumber and basic construction.  Since it's all wood construction, you can stain it beautifully!  
 

Build a matching nightstand and stain or paint it for a complete set.

Collections
farmhouse bed full size plans
Dimensions
full size farmhouse bed plans
Fits Standard Full Size Mattress

Preparation

Shopping List
  • 12 - 2x4 8 feet long
  • 2 - 2x6 8 feet long
  • 2 - 1x10 8 feet long
  • 2 - 4x4 8 feet long
  • 1 - 2x2 8 feet long
  • 5 - 1x6 8 feet long
  • 4 - 1x4 8 feet long
  • 100 - 1-1/4" long brad nails
  • 75 - 2-1/2" long self tapping wood screws 
Common Materials
120 grit sandpaper
primer
paint
Cut List

HEADBOARD CUT LIST

  • 2 - 4x4 @ 54"
  • 2 - 2x2 @ 30"
  • 10 - 1x6 @ 30" 
  • 2 - 1x4 @ about 55" - measure and cut to fit as to match the width of your 10 1x6 boards
  • 1 - 2x4@ about 62" - measure and cut to fit as you are building
  • 1 - 2x6 @ about 64" - measure and cut to fit as you are building, should be about 2" longer than the 2x4 @ 62"

 

FOOTBOARD CUT LIST

  • 2 - 4x4 @ 21"
  • 2 - 2x2 @ 8"
  • 2 - 2x2 @ 3"
  • 10 - 1x6 @ 15" 
  • 2 - 1x4 @ about 55" - measure and cut to fit to match the width of your 10 1x6 boards layed out
  • 1 - 2x4@ about 62" - measure the top of the headboard panel plus the 4x4 legs and cut to fit
  • 1 - 2x6 @ 64" - measure and cut to fit, 2" longer than the 2x4 at about 62"

 

MATTRESS SUPPORT FRAME/SIDERAILS

  • 3 - 2x4 @ 78"
  • 1 - 2x4 @ 55"
  • 2 - 2x4 @ 12-1/2"
  • 2 - 1x10 @ 75"
  • 18 - 2x4 @ 32" -slats -  can be as short as 30" if you need to burn up scraps, can be other materials that are the same thickness, can also be all 1x materials
Tools
Tape Measure
Speed Square
Pencil
Safety Glasses
Hearing Protection
Drill
Circular Saw
Brad Nailer
Power Sander
General Instructions

This bed follows the same building steps as the Queen Farmhouse Bed (except you'll use one less 1x6 panel board and the overall length is cut down by 5").  Use the supplied cut list, but follow the steps in the Queen plan.

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