How to Make Platform Bed with Drawers


Platform bed with drawers Рare excellent for making the best use of a small space because their raised platforms can be used for storing clothing, toys or other bulky objects. By learning how to build a pedestal bed with drawers, you can increase usable space in any room with style. Cut four 2-by-4 pieces 75 inches long with a circular saw. Cut four pieces of 2 by 39 inches long, with a circular saw. Cut 10 pieces 2 by 4 to 10 inches long. Cut two 1 inch thick wood sheets 75 inches long and 18 inches wide. Cut two 1-inch thick sheets of wood 39 inches long and 24 inches wide. Cut 23 pieces of 1 inch thick wood 37 inches long and 2 inches wide.

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Platform bed with drawers, mount the 1-inch pilot bearing on the router. Cut a slot 1 inch deep and 1 inch wide at one edge over one of the wide 2 inch faces of a 75 inch piece. Cut a second, 1-inch deep groove 1-inch wide into a second 75-inch piece in the same way. Measure and draw a 1-by-1-inch square on each end of the 2-inch wide faces of the 75-inch and 39-inch long pieces of a 2-by-4 with a pencil and ruler. Cut these squares from 2-by-4 pieces with a metal saw. Mount the cut pieces together by splice the cut ends together to form two rectangles 39 inches wide and 75 inches long. The grooved parts must face each other.

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Fasten the interlocking joints together with wood glue. Reinforce the joints with a hammer drill and screwdriver bit to countersink long screws at the joints. Glue and screw pieces 10 inches long to the corners of the non-slotted rectangle so that the 10 inch pieces are placed vertically. Glue and screw the other rectangle on the top of the 10-inch pieces, to form the platform bed with drawers frame.


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