A Step by Step Guide to Creating Wooden Pallet Beds

Pallet beds are one of the most smashing fashion statements for home furnishings. They are not only light on your wallet but also provide a raw and rustic feel to your bedroom. These are easy to make and entail very few costs. This article provides you with a step by step guide to producing a wonder pallet bed for your bedroom!

A Step by Step Guide to Creating Wooden Pallet Beds

Supplies / Raw Materials Required

  • Wood pallets, these should be of your mattress’ size. If they are larger than the mattress then you will be required to saw them.
  • A palm sander.
  • An 80 grit sand paper.
  • A 200 grit sand paper.
  • Four hinges.
  • LED string lights (optional)
  • Five large caster wheels, if required.

Procedure for Making the Wooden Pallet Bed

Step One: Size your pallets. Make sure that their size is similar to that of the mattress.

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Step Two: Sand the wooden pallets down until they are smooth. If you will not sand them, then they will snag at your mattress and bed sheets. This can damage these articles.

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Step Three: Bolt the wooden pallets together at the top and bottom.

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Step 4: If you want to add wheels then add them in the four corners. You can also add one wheel in the centre. Use the wheels that can be locked, as this will stop unnecessary movement of the bed.

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Step 5: If you want to add an LED strings, place them along the inside of the frame of your bed and get them connected with an outlet. You now have a glowing bed frame!

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