I think you will need to beef up the strength of the system that hangs over the rafters in your attic or ceiling. The weight of the bed needs to b...
fivelbbassMember since 03/06/08
The 3/4 inch plywood platform has an edge made of 2x4s all the way around it, two of which (a long side and a short side) are anchored into the wal...
nice work on the hanging bed - i like the rail - does it come off or do you have to work around it when you are making the bed? your son looks H...
I used only the mattress without the box spring. The mattress should have enough support from the plywood alone.
nice work on the bunk bed conversion project! that took some guts to cut apart the existing furniture, but the result and the look on your kids fa...
Cost was one reason that I decided to create/invent hanging beds in the first place. Regular bunk beds were $400+ just for the frame. Each ha...
Here is a photo of the rail. It consists of five pieces of wood and two shelf brackets. Flatter brackets work better because they do not push up ...
The bed, from mattress to ceiling, is probably about 30 inches. I measured by 5-year old while he sat on the floor, from the floor to about 6 inch...
Here's a photo of my son Roland's bed (on the opposite wall of the bed in the first post) Note that the ladder is attached at the foot of the bed,...
Here's photo of my son John's bed. Notice that you can't see the steel cable that secures one corner -- it's not really "floating" in the air!
I made two such beds in for my two boys (ages 5 and 3 1/2) for the room that they share. The room was barely big enough for them, their beds, dres...