Important Drawer Mattress or Daybed


Wish to add some extra storage to a bed room, with out taking over any more room?  Have you ever thought-about a mattress with drawers or a captain’s mattress?  

Storage beds could be costly to purchase – particularly a high quality one that’s sturdy and could be moved.

The excellent news is with just some primary instruments and a few lumber, you may construct this diy drawer mattress!

bed with drawers free plans

Video Tutorial for Constructing a Drawer Mattress

The steps for constructing this mattress are fairly easy – construct two 2×4 frames, add the ends, then the drawers and slat system.  Watch me create this mattress on this video:

Simple Flip Down Storage Possibility

Are you curious about simply the flip down model? 

diy storage bed

These plans are right here and are a lot simpler.  And you’ll all the time add drawers later, like I did!

Can I add a Totally different Headboard or Footboard?

Sure!  Simply construct, and fix the headboard and footboard afterwards.  You could possibly even depart the ends open (use 1x3s or 1x4s as a substitute of the 1x8s on the ends) to avoid wasting cash.

Can I Make this a Twin XL Storage Mattress?

Sure! The dual XL modification is simple.  Simply add 5″ to the general size.

twin xl storage bed

Can I Make this a King?

Sure!  A typical king is simply two twin XL beds however collectively.  Solely construct drawers for the 2 outsides (and you can also make the drawers deeper for extra storage.

standard king captains bed

The king is the perfect bang on your buck in case you are wanting to construct a much bigger mattress, and the dual XL possibility makes them all the time useful for teenagers rooms too.

What A couple of Full or Queen?

Sure, you are able to do this, I’d suggest the 2 mattress methodology like the usual king, so you may transfer the beds into the room and the middle is supported.