Modern Platform Bed

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charlestoncrafted added on 9/11/2019

We're showing you how to build a full-sized platform bed for only $50 in materials. If you've ever wanted to switch to a platform bed and ditch the box spring and huge headboard/foot board, this is what you need. You can build this platform bed in just a day.

Directions

Follow the steps below to complete this project.

1

Make Cuts

Make all your cuts according to the cut list and sand. Add pocket holes to sides, supports and legs.

2

Build Box Frame

Attach sides to the front and back, then add inner supports along front, back and sides.

3

Attach Legs

Attach the legs to the leg supports.

4

Add Slats

Add two center support beams and then lay slats down evenly across the supports.

5

Get Full Tutorial

Get the full tutorial at www.CharlestonCrafted.com.

6

Get Full Tutorial

Get the full tutorial at https://www.charlestoncrafted.com/how-to-build-a-platform-bed-for-50/

Tools Used:

Materials Required:

Wood Products:

(4) 2x6, 96", Board  
(4) 2x4, 72", Board  
(2) 2x2, 72", Board  
(7) 1x4, 72", Board  

Hardware/Supplies:

Parts/Cut List:

(2) Front and Back, 56" using 2x6  
(2) Sides, 74" using 2x6*  
(2) Inner Side Supports, 67" using 2x2  
(2) Front and Back Leg Supports, 53" using 2x4*  
(2) Long Center Supports, 67" using 2x4*  
(7) Slats, 53" using 1x4  
(4) Legs, 9" using 2x4  

Extras:

https://www.charlestoncrafted.com/how-to-build-a-platform-bed-for-50/ Visit

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