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Cheap diy platform bed
A platform bed is one of the easiest types of beds to build. It can be made from any flat surface, but it works best with plywood or MDF. This tutorial will show you how to build a full size platform bed with drawers. You will need material, tools and a little bit of time.
3 pieces of 2x4s for the legs (these can be cut out at home depot or lowes)
4 pieces of 2x4s for support beams (these can also be cut out at home depot or lowes)
8 pieces of plywood that are 48″ by 96″ (they can also be cut out at home depot or lowes)
2 boxes of 1 1/4 inch wood screws (or whatever comes with your wood)
1 box of 3 inch wood screws (optional but recommended)
How to Build a Platform Bed with Drawers
A platform bed is a sturdy, low-profile bed frame that’s easy to build. It’s also very versatile — you can build it with or without drawers, and the storage options are endless. Here’s how to build a platform bed with drawers:
Materials for the Frame
To build a platform bed with drawers, you need the following materials:
One 4×8 sheet of plywood (for the top)
Four 2×4s at least 8 feet long (for legs)
This platform bed is simple and easy to build, and it has a lot of storage! You can store your blankets and linens under the bed, and there are two drawers for clothing. This platform bed is super sturdy, but you can make it even more sturdy by adding a center support beam.
If you want to use this bed as a guest bed or for kids, then you can add bunkie boards to create a second level for them.
This is an easy project that anyone can do!
We built this DIY platform bed for our guest room, which is the only room in our house that does not have a queen size bed. This guest bed is also a great space saver and it’s a lot more comfortable than a futon or a pull out couch.
The bed is made of 3/4″ plywood panels reinforced with 2×4’s. The legs are made of 2×4’s as well. The headboard, footboard and side rails were made using 1×12 pine boards (cut into two-inch pieces) and attached to the panels using pocket screws. We stained everything with Minwax Natural Cherry wood stain and finished it with Minwax Satin Polyurethane.
The drawers were purchased from Ikea. They come unfinished so we stained them with Minwax English Chestnut stain and finished them with Minwax Satin Polyurethane as well.
A platform bed is a bed consisting of one or more levels of solid and/or hollow material(s) such as wood (the most common) or steel. A platform can be made from any material, such as wood or metal. The term “platform” refers to the flat surface used as the base of this type of bed.
The advantage of a platform bed is that it can be made with storage space underneath it. This storage space can be used for things like blankets or other supplies needed for overnight guests.
The disadvantage of a platform bed is that the storage space underneath it may not have enough room for larger items, like suitcases or plastic bins full of clothes and linens.
A DIY platform bed is an easy project to tackle. This tutorial will show you how to build a simple platform bed with drawers in the headboard. The best part about this project is that it is cheap (if you already have a mattress) and easy enough for anyone who has some basic woodworking skills. By making your own platform bed, you can customize the size and style of your bedroom furniture to suit your tastes and budget!
This DIY platform bed is a simple and inexpensive project, and it’s perfect for those who want to create a larger sleeping space in their bedroom. In this video we’ll show you how to build a full size platform bed with drawers. The entire frame is made from 2x4s and plywood. The bed frame is very sturdy, but it also has lots of storage space! This platform bed has two drawers on each side and two doors on the back wall. The construction of this DIY platform bed is very similar to our twin sized bed, but there are some slight differences. First off, the full size version has more space between the headboard and footboard than the twin version does. Also, instead of using 5/8 inch plywood for the sides, we used 1/2 inch plywood for increased strength. You’ll need some basic carpentry skills and tools for this project including: measuring tape, pencil or marker, drill or driver and screwdriver (Phillips or flathead), saw (table saw or circular saw), hammer (claw hammer or mallet), jigsaw or saber saw
Platform beds are a great choice for bedrooms with limited floor space. They allow you to maximize the storage space under your bed, and they also give you room to add a headboard and footboard if you want to make your bed look more stylish.
There are many ways to build a platform bed, but this project will show you how to build an inexpensive DIY platform bed with drawers that is built using just two sheets of plywood and some lumber. This is a great project for beginners who have never built furniture before because it doesn’t require any complicated carpentry skills or tools.
DIY Platform Bed With Storage
Platform beds are great for the space-conscious and those who like to change things up from time to time. They’re also a good solution if you need extra storage (hello, underbed storage!) or want a bed that’s not only stylish but also functional. Here’s how to build a platform bed with drawers that can double as a nightstand. This project is also super simple — it just takes some basic carpentry skills and about two hours of your time.
This bed frame is made from 2x4s and plywood, which means it’ll last for years and years. The best part? It’s easy enough for anyone to build in an afternoon. All you need is the right tools and supplies!
1 sheet of 3/4-inch plywood (for the headboard)
1 sheet of 1/2-inch plywood (for the sides)
2 sheets of 3/4-inch plywood (for the base)
How to Build a Platform Bed. A platform bed is an excellent choice for a master bedroom or guest room because it offers many of the same benefits as a box spring but with less bulk and cost.
In this article we will show you how to build a platform bed with storage drawers. This is a very easy project to do and can be completed in just one day.
The only tools that are needed are a power drill and screwdriver. The materials required for this project include:
2 sheets of 3/4 inch plywood, cut into four equal pieces at 72 inches by 14 inches (or as high as your mattress is thick)
4 – 2×4’s cut at 80 inches long – these will be used for the legs on the headboard and footboard corners
2 – 2×4’s cut at 72 inches long – these will be used for the center support rails between each pair of legs on the headboard and footboard
Plywood glue (optional)