Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Katian's Apartment: Mezzanine Bed


loft install 3
Originally uploaded by katian
My lab partner Adam came over one Saturday and helped me install this 4x8 platform for my yet be be acquired bed.

I was convinced that 2x3s and 5/8th inch ply would suffice for this project (esp as we always joke about over building everything) but am now a staunch 2x4 3/4inch overbuilding loyalist. screw sleek; sturdy sturdy sturdy!

With 2 cuts to the short end and a couple dozen screws this $46 install went up in about and hour. We made a little ladder from the scraps once neither of us could get up there.

It still needs a cross beam... and a mattress.

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