Important Drawer Mattress or Daybed

Need to add some extra storage to a bed room, with out taking over any extra space?  Have you ever thought-about a mattress with drawers or a captain’s mattress?  

Storage beds may be costly to purchase – particularly a top quality one that’s sturdy and may be moved.

The excellent news is with only a few fundamental instruments and a few lumber, you possibly can construct this diy drawer mattress!

Video Tutorial for Constructing a Drawer Mattress

The steps for constructing this mattress are fairly easy – construct two 2×4 frames, add the ends, then the drawers and slat system.  Watch me create this mattress on this video:

Simple Flip Down Storage Possibility

Are you interested by simply the flip down model? 

diy storage bed

These plans are right here and are a lot simpler.  And you’ll all the time add drawers later, like I did!

Can I add a Totally different Headboard or Footboard?

Sure!  Simply construct, and fasten the headboard and footboard afterwards.  You possibly can even go away the ends open (use 1x3s or 1x4s as a substitute of the 1x8s on the ends) to avoid wasting cash.

Can I Make this a Twin XL Storage Mattress?

Sure! The dual XL modification is simple.  Simply add 5″ to the general size.

twin xl storage bed

Can I Make this a King?

Sure!  A regular king is simply two twin XL beds however collectively.  Solely construct drawers for the 2 outsides (and you may make the drawers deeper for extra storage.

standard king captains bed

The king is the most effective bang to your buck if you’re wanting to construct an even bigger mattress, and the dual XL choice makes them all the time priceless for teenagers rooms too.

What A couple of Full or Queen?

Sure, you are able to do this, I might advocate the 2 mattress technique like the usual king, so you possibly can transfer the beds into the room and the middle is supported.  

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