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Bed with storage space on the EXPEDIT

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Ready bed with storage spaceDo you like the series products EXPEDIT? Offer to try another method of use EXPEDIT shelving alteration in IKEA. What will it be? To begin with, that extra storage space in the house has never stopped anyone and always true. When there are children in the family, this question becomes even more urgent. Also, our modifications like "Barrister" in a simple way - book lovers.

The tasks we set ourselves before the alteration, the result of which will be bed with storage space:

- Get additional storage space;

- Properly "fit" our mess in the interior.

Take 2 EXPEDIT shelving, Sizes 44 * 39 * 185 see. Then you must purchase timber for the manufacture of wooden frame. Frame Dimensions will depend on the size of your bed. The frame should be slightly above the racks, laid horizontally, as the top of the frame will be fixed platform - a sheet of plywood. All fasteners are made with nails.

bed frame

Frame closeup

When the platform (base) is ready, you will need to make it upholstery. For this purpose, suitable felt / felts, thus mattress will not slip on the surface of the plywood. The most convenient way is to strengthen the upholstery furniture using staples. All that's left to do is to install shelves EXPEDIT on both sides of the frame. The design turned out quite stable and reliable.

Padding made of felt

Frame with shelves EXPEDIT

Bed with mattress

Note that the structure on one side will have something to cover or beat.

Ready remake

In the photo you can see the Ottomans at the "foot" beds that can be removed as needed use of internal space, which has our bed with storage space. However, a good idea would also be used to design fabrics, decorations and paint etc.

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    05.11.2014 19:04 | #
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    Very interesting ideas can be for little money with their own hands to make a comfortable comfortable and most importantly a beautiful bed that will bring you a lot of positive emotions.
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    13.11.2014 02:50 | #
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    Great idea and interestingly bed ceases to be just bed. In a number of containers can be folded in half wardrobe out of season. Save space in the closet stunning turn.

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