Loft Bed

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Pine boards

I made this loft bed for my 4-year-old son.  It is plenty strong.  It can easily hold him and his daddy for bedtime stories.  I followed the plans to the letter.  I found this a challenging but attainable second project and only needed help with final assembly.  I'll start working on some bookshelves for under it but need to figure out how to work around the supports I already added (that are omitted in the bookshelf plans).  

Now I have to finish the poor kid's quilt so he can stop using my pink one.
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Estimated Time Investment: 
Week Long Project (20 Hours or More)
Finish Used: 
primed and painted with satin finish. I still need to cover the final assembly screws and touch up some junctions. One note if you paint this, DON'T paint the sections of the long boards that you'll have to slide in on final assembly. We had to sand that paint off to get them to squeeze in.
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Good to know it can hold both your husband and child.  That's what makes me skeptical about the loft or bunks beds. 

In this post, there is a section that says "From Plan: Loft Bed." Click on "Loft Bed" and that will take you to the plans. I followed them exactly.


Hmm, I'm sorry. I'm not sure what to say. It works on my computer. You can also search for Loft bed. You just have to find the plans amid the other examples.