Build a Poster Bed
Find poster bed plans available with Ted's Woodworking Plans. This is a sample of the poster bed plans you will find as part of the large woodworking package called Ted's Woodworking - The #1 Woodworking Resource. Download the poster bed plans below plus more when you purchase Ted's Woodworking Plans.
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Poster Bed Plans
Using just a few tools and a small investment you can create a DIY poster bed using plans from Ted's Woodworking.
Building a poster bed might pose a challengefor the average DIY woodworker; however, the satisfaction of completing a project as these will far surpass any difficulties you overcame in the process. A DIY poster bed will unarguably provide you more comfort than a shop-built equivalent and will also result to significant savings for you.
Teds DIY woodwork plans has got you covered on all the basic of poster bed construction and you can take a look at some of the breathtaking designs and how to go about building them.
Below are some tips on points to consider when building a poster bed and a list tools needed to do the job.
Points to consider
- Timber should be a good and quality choice of wood to use
- Measure twice and cut once
- Consider height of ceiling and any ceiling lights or fittings
- Assemble the bed in sections to fit into the room
- Measure Mattresses
- Build the Base
- Construct the Headboard
- Introduce Crossbeams
Tools to Use
- Measuring tape
- 3/4-inch thick plywood for the headboard
- Wood glue
- Electric sander
- 4 x 4 posts at least 6 foot high
- Lathe duplicator
- 5 pieces of 1 inch by 8 foot pine board
- Electric drill
- Paint or wood stain