Construct a Cozy Homemade Built-in Bed

You can create a homemade built-in-bed for your home by following this design for this unique piece of furniture. This article has an outline of a few surprisingly simple techniques and a basic plan for constructing the bed — from there you can tweak the design to truly fit your home. When you’re finished you’ll have a cozy, custom-built bed, as well as some very handy storage space.



Making spacious, easy sliding drawers for your built-in bed is easier than you might think if you follow a few simple tips.
Making spacious, easy sliding drawers for your built-in bed is easier than you might think if you follow a few simple tips.
Diagram by Len Churchill
Construct a cozy homemade built-in bed using this design and you can create space for bookshelves and convenient storage all at the same time.
Construct a cozy homemade built-in bed using this design and you can create space for bookshelves and convenient storage all at the same time.
Illustration by Len Churchill
Two options for wood joinery are to use pocket screws or biscuits.
Two options for wood joinery are to use pocket screws or biscuits.
Diagram by Len Churchill
The basic design for your built-in bed can be adjusted to fit the dimensions of the space you have available and the size of your mattress.
The basic design for your built-in bed can be adjusted to fit the dimensions of the space you have available and the size of your mattress.
Diagram by Len Churchill

















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