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04:56PM | 06/02/14
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I need some thoughts on how to make a very tall platform bed so that I can store plastic bins of photos etc. under the bed. The more simple, the better. I am elderly with few tools. Thank you very much.

David, Moderator

10:36PM | 06/02/14
Member Since: 11/15/13
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Hi there
The simplest way would be to 2x6 or 2x8 for the frame. Construct legs out of 2x4 fastened on each corner.
Fasten 1x1 strips on each side inside of the frame for slats to rest on.
You can also buy plastic elevators that fit under your bed legs to make an existing bed higher.I don,t know if they would be high enough though.
Hope this helps
Thanks
David
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