Upholstered King Sleigh Bed Ideas

Upholstered King Sleigh Bed Design

Upholstered king sleigh bed provides an easy way to save money on a bed frame. Because the support rests higher inside the frame, it does not need a box spring. The platform consists of a wooden frame above the floor with small wooden rods giving the same support as a box in the spring. A padded bed frame has padded sides to protect you from wood surfaces. Making your own frame is cheaper than buying one and allows you to choose colors for the finished bed.


Place two pieces of particleboard side by side on a flat surface. Arrange four upholstered king sleigh bed down the length of the pieces, evenly spacing each bracket. Place the brackets so that the metal rests evenly over the boards. Screw half-inch wooden screws through the holes in each bracket. The two parts serve as a base for your mattress. Create a box shape by arranging two 77-inch long boards with two 68-inch-long boards. Hold the corner where two of the boards meet and screw a 1 1/2 inch wood screw through both pieces. Use four screws distributed along the boards for maximum stability. Work around the box; attach four screws in each corner. Cover the screw heads with a small amount of filler.

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Cover one side of the frame with a thin layer of wooden strap. Roll out quilts and press against the wood. Cut out excess batting with a knife. Linda quilt wrap and wood with upholstered king sleigh bed. Attach the fabric to the wood with a staple gun. Repeat the process on each side of the frame. Set the chipboard downwards so that the metal bracket side is facing upwards. Place the wooden frame you just did on top.  Attach metal L-attach to each side of the upholstered king sleigh bed, attach the box frame to the top of the particle board. Screw the wood screws through the brackets and into the wood. Turn the bed over so that the flat side of particle board turns upwards. Attach the four remaining planks to the top of the particleboard. Arrange the pieces to fit the surface. Screw the wood screw through the woods, distance the screws every 2 to 3 inches and cover with wood filler.

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