Build A Bed With Limited Tools And Limited Space
Build a bed with limited tools and limited space is article about Furniture bookmarked by tom with ID 13687157809 was uploaded on 22-01-2019 and has been viewed 413,621 times.
I frequently get requests from viewers who live in apartments or other small spaces and want to make stuff with a limited assortment of portable power tools.I built this twin bed in my driveway using a circular saw, a drill, and a few other inexpensive accessories.
This bed is sturdy and surprisingly simple to make.You can easily build it in a weekend.(Note: my plans are designed for a twin XL sized mattress.) Tools I used:Ryobi Circular SawRyobi Drill and Impact DriverDewalt Random Orbit SanderSpeed SquareBar ClampsCutting the lumber Start by cutting all the 2x4s to their final lengths.
Use a speed square to get square cuts.I like to cut off a little from the factory cut ends to make sure they are square.Adjust your saw to cut halfway through the thickness of a 2×4 and make a series of cuts, creating a half-lap joint.
Line up the boards for the headboard and footboard on their edges, clamp them together, and make another series of notches.This time, set your saw to cut the full thickness of a 2×4.Next, glue and scr*w all the half lap joints together.
I used two screws on each side of the joint.Here I'm gluing and scr*w*ng furring...