Build the DIY Bed Frame with Storage The last part of the daybed is the bed frame with storage drawers. The base is basically a large framed box with three sections for the drawers. Build frame. You can just frame up with wood screws or attach with 1 1/2″ PHs and 2 1/2″ PH screws and glue. Attach frame flush to top with ends as shown in diagram using 2 1/2″ screws. Anchor the wall portion of the hangers to studs or use hollow-wall anchors. Add bumpers to the bottom corners of the headboard and hang it. Move the daybed into position and add a twin-size mattress. If using the casters for the base, lock the wheels after positioning the daybed. As you can see in the image, you need to build the frame out of 2×4 lumber. Assemble the frame with 2 1/2″ wood screws and check if the corners are right-angled. Fit the frame to the wooden legs and drive in 2 1/2″ screws, after drilling pilot holes. Place 2×3 cleats inside the frame, about 3/4″ below the top edges. Create a hard-working, functional piece of furniture on the cheap following The Merry Thought’s lead—more specifically, the DIY blog’s detailed plans for a plywood daybed. When you assemble the Pottery Barn Stratton Daybed, make sure you use 1 1/4″ screws to screw the seperate benches together. Just remove the drawers (if you opted for drawers) and screw through the inside of the cubbies into the sides of the neighboring bench. .
6. Daybed with headboard from Lowe’s. Lowe’s has come up with this modern daybed with storage. If you like the design you should give it a shot. Read more >> 7. Old school daybed from Woodgears. Woodgears is one of the top players, when it comes to free woodworking plans. Therefore, if you choose to build this daybed you can’t get wrong. “Susie Harris: DIY storage daybed – May use this (with adjustments) to make a work/ storage table for the kitchen.” “Susie Harris: DIY storage daybed Who knew you could get shelving and flip it on its side to make a bed.” “DIY Bed – just 3 boxes. Awesome idea, BUT HOW DO I MAKE THIS WITH A QUEEN SIZED BED is creative inspiration for us. .