Building a queen size bed

This article is about a queen size bed I built from construction lumber.

There is more art to making a great meal out of a cheap cut of meat than there is starting with a premium cut of meat. Similarly, I think its more of a challenge and an art to use cheap construction lumber to make nice looking furniture.

I feel similarly about making furniture. Plus, its much less stressful to use inexpensive lumber, as any mistake will be much less costly than it would be with premium quality lumber.

       


Making the headboard Making the bed rails
Making the bed posts Putting the bed together
Joining the posts to
the headboard
Plans for a slightly simpler bed of this style Really easy to build bed

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