Category Archives: Murphy Bed

Create-A-Bed Murphy Bed: Day Six

After yesterday’s work, I have constructed all the pieces of the murphy bed! Yay! Now, I need to prepare the wall (by removing the baseboard) and prepare the floor (by removing my experiment with laminate flooring) and assemble the parts. … Continue reading

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Create-A-Bed Murphy Bed: Day Five

It feels like I’m running out of steam. I seem to be getting less and less done. Yesterday I was going to start by mounting the door knockers on the bed legs. But I needed shorter screws than the ones … Continue reading

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Create-A-Bed Murphy Bed: Day Four

My work was delayed by indecision yesterday. The legs of the bed have handles that must be attached before the legs are installed. I had to decide what handles to get before I could go any further. I want the … Continue reading

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Create-A-Bed Murphy Bed: Day Three

I did my scariest measuring so far yesterday. I attached metal plates to the bed frame. These plates will be the hinges and the connectors for the pneumatic springs. If the measurements are off, the bed may not open and … Continue reading

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Create-A-Bed Murphy Bed: Day Two

I feel like I didn’t get lots done yesterday. I built the bed frame. It required boards that were 3/4″ by 1-1/2″, otherwise known as 1 by 2. Why is wood not actually called what it is? Or, alternately, why … Continue reading

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