Custom King Bed Frame

This was my 2nd woodworking project. My wife had been asking for a farmhouse bed for some time, so I figured I'd go for it. The end result was even better than I was hoping. It came together really well and the bed is just perfect. Thank you Ana for the plans!


I used the Ana White Queen Bed and King Bed plans as guides, as well as another blog called A Lesson Learned. I modified the dimensions to fit our specific bed, then I drew up the plans using Sketchup and got to work. All the wood is pine from Home Depot. The total project took a couple months because I could only work on it on weekends and didn't have full days to commit to it. In the end though, totally worth it and we love the bed!

Estimated Cost
~$250 (not completely sure of that as I didn't track it, but with the lumber & everything, it was probably $200-$300)
Estimated Time Investment
Week Long Project (20 Hours or More)
Type of Wood
Pine (Home Depot's finest!)
Finish Used
Minwax Pre Stain
Minwax Weathered Oak Stain
Minwax Clear Satin Polyurethane
Recommended Skill Level

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