How can one build a platform bed frame?


To build a simple platform bed frame, build a frame by using two by fours and once you have a nice strong frame, then cover it with plywood and paint it to match your decor.
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1. Measure the length and width of your mattress, then cut two, two-by-fours 3 inches longer than the width of the mattress. Cut three more pieces to the same length as the mattress
1 Measure your mattress. Your platform should be 1 inch wider and 1 inch (2 to 3 cm) longer than your mattress, so when you put the mattress on the finished platform bed, there will
1. Measure the length of the wall you want to frame. This will give you the lengths of the top and bottom plates, which will be made of 2-by-4 inch lumber. The bottom plate should
1. Remove the mattress from the bed frame. If you are fixing a queen or king sized mattress, you may want to have a helper for moving the mattress. 2. Look at the entire frame to
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How to Build a Platform Bed Frame
Building your own home furniture is a great way to save money and decorate your home with custom, one-of-a-kind pieces. In addition, these pieces become conversation starters and, sometimes family heirlooms. Bedroom furniture is typically one of the most... More »
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