Design Ideas Bookcase Storage Bed
Bookcase storage bed – A bookcase headboard may be a single, boxed-in shelf in the top of the bed or the two roof-high shelves flanking the bed, connected by a shelf or canopy. Add news cutouts and single bookshelf becomes gingerbread or the front end of a race car or fire engine. Other cutouts turning the double bookshelves in palm trees, castle tower or city skylines. Use quality hardwood if you have enough experience in woodworking or plywood on the cost matters most.
Basic design for build a bookcase storage bed, Set the freestanding bed frame according to manufacturer’s instructions. Measure the width of the frame from the outer edge to the outer edge and add 4 inches to get the length you need on top of the bookcase headboard. Cut the plywood 58 inches long for a double, 64 inches for a queen, 80 inches for a king, or 76 inches long for a California king mattress. Cut two side pieces for the bookshelf 1/2-inch-thick plywood, 12 inches wide and 60 inches tall. Have helpers hold 12-by-60-inch side pieces upright on their 12-inch edges.
Design ideas bookcase storage bed, Drill a 1/16 inch diameter pilot holes through each end of the top of the bookcase was 4 inches, starting 1 inch from the front and stops 1 inch from the back. Countersink all holes. Attach the upper side pieces using the 1/8-inch-diameter brass wood screws. Measure the distance from the floor to the top of the mattress, the head of the bed. Mark the point on the inside of the bookcase side panels. Cut a piece of plywood 6 inches wide, the length of which is equal to the length of the bookcase top, to make a bookshelf front brace.