How to Build Murphy Bed Cabinet
Murphy bed cabinet – In turn an additional bedroom in an office hiding that bed in a wall cupboard easily knocked down any time the family decides to go and visit. To get a Murphy bed installed by a professional can be costly and intrusive. Do it yourself by building the Murphy bed cabinet and saving money and space. Building the Murphy bed cabinet and surrounding it with beautiful bookcases adds glamour to any bedroom or helps convert the guest room into an office or guest room without any hassle. Purchase the Murphy bed mounting mechanism from your retailer’s choice. There are many places including online retailers that charge for shipping and regular stores that do not.
Select where you want to place your Murphy bed. While there are uprights in the wall and no windows, the placement of the bed depends entirely on style and flow of the room. Measure the amount of space you have to work with and subtract the amount of space needed for the bed. Divide this result by two. This is the approximate width of the two shelves you need to buy or build. Set up the two shelves on both sides of the Murphy bed cabinet. The height of these two shelves depends on the style of the room and the taste of the owner.
Cut the base plate from the wall into the area that has been measured by the Murphy bed cabinet unit. Mount the two shelves to the wall by drilling the 3-inch wood screws into the wall studs. Measure two of the tables to the length of the mattress and a 1 by 12 plate for the width giving both measurements 1 inch of maneuvering range. Glue edges together and then drill into 1 inch wood screws. Apply the inner corner brackets. Place the primary beam to the frame about 1 foot off the floor with 1 inch wood screws and glue.