Plenty furniture stores offer captains bed that looks so attractive and inviting. Before you decide to buy a captain bed, you may want to read this. Today, we’re going to share some tips for do it yourselfers who are interested to build their own captains bed. Probably, once you finish this article you’ll be motivated to build one instead of purchasing the captains bed. But, why should we consider having this captain bed? If your bedroom is having limited space especially for storage, the presence of captain’s bed will be really helpful.
Captains bed is a bed that has storage under the bed. A small bedroom will look so impressive with this multipurpose furniture. To build a great captains bed, you need to own great carpentry skills. Besides, you also need to make captains bed plans that ease you in designing and building the bed. First thing to remember when you build your own captains bed is making some different types of joints. Joints are crucial since they determine the secure of your bed.
Crucial Guides to Build Queen Captains Bed Successfully
Your captains bed will be built from plywood sheets and lumber. Make sure that each piece of plywood you buy is already square. If you can’t find square woods for your captain’s bed, you can trim them by yourself. Before you start cutting the woods, you must measure them several times. At least, you need to measure your bed frame and all the woods twice. Measuring everything twice will ensure you there is no mistake before you cut.
We need to use hinges for the doors of the doors of the storage under the bed. The best hinges for those storage doors are piano hinges since piano hinges can be attached easily and they give best support. There is a requirement for every do it yourself who wants to build captains bed: a skill to use every tool needed to build this unique bed.
We’re going to use many tools to build a captains bed. Before you start building the bed, make sure you know how to operate each tool and practice using them before you use them to build the bed. If you think you’re not so good in using all of those tools, you can take woodworking course that helps you improve your skills in using tools to build a wooden bed with storage properly. Do you think you’re capable to build a bed with under bed storage? If you’re not sure, then purchasing one will be better.