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Top 11 Murphy Beds Projects

  1. 1. Savvy Basement Renovation (04:47)

    See how homeowners maximized their remodeling budget with sweat equity.

  2. 2. How to Add Molding and Paint to a Murphy Bed

    DIY Network experts show how to add decorative detail to a Murphy bed by adding molding and paint.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  3. 3. How To Install a Murphy Bed

    Learn how to install a space-saving Murphy bed that tucks out of the way to open up valuable floor space.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 4. Build a Murphy Bed

    These two projects will show you how to create a hideaway guest bed.

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    --
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  5. 5. How to Add Decorative Trim to a Murphy Bed

    DIY Network experts show how to add decorative trim to a Murphy bed to coordinate with the bookcases that surround it.

    Time:
    Two Days
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  6. 6. How to Build a Murphy Bed

    Create a hideaway guest bed with shelf units.

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 7. Building a Bed Cabinet (00:01:24)

    No room for a bed? Kits make short work of Murphy bed installation.

  8. 8. How to Build a Side-Fold Murphy Bunk Bed

    Visit DIYNetwork.com to see a how-to project for a Murphy bunk bed. Follow the helpful step-by-step instructions and see photos.

  9. 9. 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.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  10. 10. Game Space Galore (20:01)

    Wasted Spaces teaches Tom that many uses can live happily in one room.

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