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How to Build a Murphy Bed - Part 2

Once you've built your bed box, use these steps put the finishing touches on your Murphy bed.

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Materials

  • medium density fiberboard (MDF)
  • 1/4" hardwood plywood
  • 2-1/2" wood screws
  • wood putty
  • wood glue
  • wood shims

Tools

  • sandpaper
  • casters
  • pneumatic nailer
  • table saw
  • jigsaw
  • router
  • router table
  • drill
  • countersink bit
  • orbital sander
  • tape measure
  • utility knife
  • pry bar
  • T-square
  • level
  • clamps

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