Have you been working extremely hard lately! Then a luxurious bed in which you can flop your exhausted body is just what you need when the day ends. That perfect is the four-poster bed. This bed comes in different styles from a square four-poster bed, traditional to a modern one with canopies all hand carved and very sleek.
best part is that you don''re a regular builder.
- 2-1/2'' and 0ne 1/4'' pocket Hole screws
- 2-1/2'' Wood screws
- 1-1/2'' Wood screws
- 2'' Wood screws
- Pocket Hole plugs
- Countersink Drill bit
- Wood Filler (3M white wood filler is the best )
- Sanding supplies
- Wood Glue
- Paste Wax
- Finishing supplies
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- 4-4x4 at 7-1/4'' for the legs
- 2-2x8 at 84'' for the side Bases
- 5-2x8 at 85'' to act as stretchers
- 2-2x8 at 83'' to act as Head/Foot Bases
- 10- 2x4 at 3-3/4'' for stretcher bases
- 2-2x8 at 89-3/4'' - side bed frames
- 2-1x3 at 75-1/2'' for cleats
- 2-2x8 at 91''- Head/Foot Bed Frames
- 2-1x2 at 92-1/2'' for Head/Foot Trim
- 2-1x2 at 91-1/2'' side Trim
- 4-4x4 at 79-1/4'' to act as posts.
- 13-1x4 at 76-1/2''- Slats
- 4-2x8 at 84'' to act as Headboard Slats
- 2-2x4 at 83'' to serve as side Canopy frames
- 2-2x4 at 84'' to act as Head/ Foot canopy Frames
Step by Step Procedure to build a Four Poster bed
Step 1: Mattress Measurements
To avoid the trouble that you may go through in order to find a mattress that will fit perfectly to your finished bed is easier to take the measurements for the mattress in advance. Having the measurements in mind you'' safety. Since there will be a lot of drilling and constant nailing ensure that you cover ears with the 3M Tekk hearing protectors to protect your ears. Observing the dimensions as illustrated below, cut the frames into pieces for the Legs, Head/Foot bases and for the Side Bases. Drill pocket holes at each end of every Head/Foot Bases and also at on the side bases. While doing the drilling ensure that the Kreg Jig is set for 1-1/2''.
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Step 3: Installing Stretchers
Have stretcher pieces and stretches bases cut to dimensions. Then, Introduce pocket holes at the high end of the stretcher bases and at every end of the stretcher. The Kreg Jig should be set at 1-1/2'' material when drilling. Assemble as illustrated below by use of glue and 2-1/2'' Pocket screws. Ensure that when the installation is finished the stretches are tint with the top of the bases.
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Cut the cleats and position them as illustrated below with a 4-3/4'' space left on each cleat end. 3/4'' space should be maintained between the cleat and the stretcher onto which it''''''''''''''''''re left with is to assemble the remaining posts and frames as illustrated below by use of glue and 2-1/2'' pocket screws. Fill any pocket or screw holes using the 3M wood filler. Then lightly sand the patched places. Use the 3M Abrasive sandpaper to sand. Apply paste wax and then paint the bed with the color of your choice. There you go!
Whatever your style, this guide will help you build a four poster bed of your liking. However, when building the bed there are few points to consider; Choose timber of good quality, always measure twice and cut once, and always assemble the bed to fit the room putting in mind the 1 last update 2020/07/10 the height of the ceiling, fittings or ceiling lights. Whatever your style, this guide will help you build a four poster bed of your liking. However, when building the bed there are few points to consider; Choose timber of good quality, always measure twice and cut once, and always assemble the bed to fit the room putting in mind the height of the ceiling, fittings or ceiling lights.
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