How to construct bed ""podium"

How to construct bed ""podium"

Recently more and more fashionable are beds "podium", in east style. It is possible to make such bed and independently, at the same time it will be possible to consider all features of the room and interior.

  • - mattress;
  • - bar;
  • - metal corners;
  • - bolts;
  • - self-tapping screws;
  • - screw driver or screw-driver;
  • - drill;
  • - hacksaw or electrofret saw;
  • - sheets laminated chipboards, chipboard, plywood;
  • - set of wheels, handles;
  • - edging tape;
  • - construction hair dryer or iron;
  • - carpet;
  • - furniture stapler.

1. Before constructing bed "podium", buy all necessary materials and mattress, the size of your bed will depend on its size. Besides, determine podium height, usually such beds are from 15 to 50 cm high, but you can provide also individual, high or low option.

2. Collect strong box from bar. For this purpose put from thick bars rectangle on floor (at dimensioning add 10-20 cm to width and length of mattress), raise 4 legs, for reliability it is possible to use 6 legs. From above also make rectangle, in the middle strengthen it crossbeam. Carry out fastening by means of metal corners or bolts. Check reliability of design if something causes suspicions, in addition strengthen framework one more or two crossbeams.

3. Consider if you are going suit drawers under the bed, the design has to provide free promotion. For this purpose lift one of horizontal crossbeams from floor height to the level of the upper bound of opening for boxes.

4. Take sheets laminated chipboards and cut sidewalls and attach them to framework. From that party with which you will have boxes cut top and side parts and before to fasten them, trim edges with furniture edging tape. For this purpose you need the construction hair dryer or the iron, heat tape so that the applied glue has melted, and press to face of laminated chipboard. Then attach all parts on bed framework.

5. Make drawers of plywood or chipboard. From below equip them with wheels that they without problems were rolled out from under bed and handles.

6. From above close framework the sheet laminated chipboard or normal plywood and fasten self-tapping screws.

7. If you do not like firm boards of bed, sheathe the acting parts soft carpet by means of the furniture stapler. From above lay mattress and decorative coat. Add to self-made bed "podium" set of soft pillows, and it will become your favourite vacation spot.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team