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How to Build a Side-Fold Murphy Bunk Bed

Transform a spare room or media room into a guest bedroom with addition of a Murphy bunk bed that holds two twin mattresses.

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Step 1: Determine Location

Could an existing nook in a room be used? Generally, closets in bedrooms should not be used as this may reduce the number of counted bedrooms when a house is resold. For a side-folding twin-sized mattress, a space at least 80.5" wide x 83.5" tall x 12" deep will be required.



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