Platform Storage Beds – Storage below is an elegant solution to keep your things out of the way. An 18-inch-tall platform frame has more than 50 cubic feet of storage under. Build your own storage frame is a one-day plans that requires only tools that most families handmade. Build a bed frames with one side of the storage containers that allow immediate access, and the other with a locker that can be closing for seasonal.
Purchase unfinished cubicles from a craft store or an unfinished furniture store. The platform storage beds showed above (double size) uses 6 double cubicles at a cost of $ 120 with 50% discount from AC Moore. Even at the full price, it would cost $ 240. Which is still below the price of most platform storage beds. Select your order. If you are going for a natural look, you can lightly sand the edges of the cubicles and.
If you opt for paint or stain, lightly sand the cubicles and apply two coats of your finish. Allowing the finish to dry between layers. Configure the design of the platform storage beds so that the cubicles form a rectangle the size of the mattress. At the base and head of the rectangle, you will need one cubicle plus the other side of the cubicle (the ideas shown here is the base of the bed). Two cubicles are needed for each side of the rectangle.