Figure out how it will look and where it will need to be attached. I lined up the bottom edges. After all that assembly I realized that it looked more like a day bed than a bench.:( back to the saw. How to make a twin headboard bench out of a bunk bed. My son was making benches from bed frames and other pieces of repurposed furniture summer.
Turning a Craig’s List Bed Frame into a Garden Bench. July 6, 2010 Brittany Bailey 88 Comments. But, I needed to trim 3 off the bottom of my headboard legs. Project to turn a thrift-store bed frame into a bench for our front porch. Step one was cutting the middle out of the headboard and rejoining at the width that fit where my wife wanted to put it. Ann Elias finds old bed frames at an estate sale and with help from her brother fashions a planter and bench for an Autumn garden display. He notched out the top piece.and then screwed the planter box to the frame.
A Bench Out Of A Bed. This it completely and totally out of your control. I have an old bed frame in the garage, maybe one day I too will make something this gorgeous. Turn An Old Bed Frame Into A Beautiful Outdoor Bench. There are plenty of beautiful pieces of furniture that can be found in many households but perhaps one of the most understated is the bed frame. If that is the case, don’t throw it out, turn it into something awesome for your patio. It doesn’t matter if you are using an old bed frame you have at home or if you see one at a flea market, you will never look at them the same again. But after all that folding you still have a mattesr just sitting off to the side? It folding up wouldn’t do much good except to move it from place to place.
Turning A Craig’s List Bed Frame Into A Garden Bench
I cut about 12 out of the center of the footboard and made it shorter. We attached the inside of the frame to the bench back first. I just inherited a bed similar to this one, no familial ties, but good memories none the less. Cut two seat rails from the side rails of the bed frame, using this measurement, or cut a 2 by 4. Mark the seat placement of the bed frame bench at 17 inches off the ground. DH reconfigured this found-at-curb bed frame in under 2 hours. Needs a cushion. Anyone else have any repurposed benches? With and without flash: Smile!. Keep an eye out for the old style cribs. The ones that have the rods on the sides that the side of the crib where you could raise and lower the side. An old wooden twin bed frame can be turned into a dandy bench, says John Dietzman, Delavan, Wis. The only parts that aren t off the bed are a pair of 2 by 2 boards that extend from one side of the bench to the other to support the seats. How to Make a Bench Out of a Bed Frame. When they’re no longer suitable for sleeping in, old or antique beds can be reconfigured to make benches or settees.