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How to Build a Kid-Friendly Bed (page 1 of 3)

Follow these step-by-step instructions to learn how to build a platform bed with built-in storage in the headboard and swing-out drawers underneath.

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Materials

  • semigloss paint
  • nails
  • screws
  • wood glue
  • lag bolts
  • 3/4" plywood
  • 1/2" plywood
  • pine
  • lazy susan hardware
  • pine strips
  • brads

Tools

  • safety glasses
  • paint roller
  • paint tray
  • carpenter's pencil
  • straightedge
  • square
  • tape measure
  • jigsaw
  • chop saw
  • nail gun
  • screw gun
  • router
  • round over bit

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