Hailey Hutch for Twin and Full Beds

Submitted by Ana White on Fri, 04/15/2011 - 11:50
Difficulty
Beginner
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The hutch for the Hailey Storage Bed Collection.  Plans show both full and twin sizes.  Please note that this hutch is designed for a very tight fit around the bed, and you should measure your headboard and bed width before building to ensure enough space around the bed.

We couldn't be more pleased with Grace's Hailey Bed

But we have decided not to do the towers and hutch because of the room size - but I sure am looking forward to seeing someone else add towers and a hutch over their Hailey Bed.  Please, give a shout if you would like to see more plans in this collection.
Dimensions
Dimensions are shown above for a full size. Twin dimensions are shown in plan.

Preparation

Shopping List

2 - 1x12 @ 8 feet long

1 - sheet 1/4" plywood, hardboard, beadboard or other backing material
2 - 1x2 @ 8 feet long
1 - 1x3 @ 8 feet long
Common Materials
1 1/4 inch screws
1 1/4 inch finish nails
2 inch finish nails
120 grit sandpaper
primer
wood conditioner
paint
paint brush
Cut List

Full Size Cut List

2 - 1x12 @ 54 3/4"
7 - 1x12 @ 10 1/2"
1 - 1/4" plywood @ 54 3/4" x 12"
2 - 1x2 @ 54 3/4"
2 - 1x2 @ 9 3/4"
1 - 1x3 @ 54 3/4"
Twin Size Cut List
2 - 1x12 @ 39 1/4"
5 - 1x12 @ 10 1/2"
1 - 1/4" Plywood @ 39 1/4" x 12"
2 - 1x2 @ 39 1/4"
2 - 1x2 @ 9 3/4"
1 - 1x3 @ 54 3/4"
Tools
Tape Measure
Speed Square
Pencil
Safety Glasses
Hearing Protection
Circular Saw
Brad Nailer
Power Sander
Level
Drill Bit Set
General Instructions

Please read through the entire plan and all comments before beginning this project. It is also advisable to review the Getting Started Section. Take all necessary precautions to build safely and smartly. Work on a clean level surface, free of imperfections or debris. Always use straight boards. Check for square after each step. Always predrill holes before attaching with screws. Use glue with finish nails for a stronger hold. Wipe excess glue off bare wood for stained projects, as dried glue will not take stain. Be safe, have fun, and ask for help if you need it. Good luck!

Instructions

Step 1

As with most storage, start by building a simple box. As this is fully framed with plywood on the back, if you have a nailer handy, go ahead and nail this one (with glue of course and 2" finish nails). You can also use screws. Adjust for square.

Step 2

Now add the plywood back with 1 1/4" finish nails and glue.

Step 3

Trim the front out as shown above with 1 1/4" finish nails and glue.

Step 4

And now the sides.

Step 5

Step 6

If you are building a twin size, here are the dimensions. Make sure you measure your bed - as this is a very tight fit.

Step 7

Finishing Instructions
Preparation Instructions
Fill all holes with wood filler and let dry. Apply additional coats of wood filler as needed. When wood filler is completely dry, sand the project in the direction of the wood grain with 120 grit sandpaper. Vacuum sanded project to remove sanding residue. Remove all sanding residue on work surfaces as well. Wipe project clean with damp cloth.

It is always recommended to apply a test coat on a hidden area or scrap piece to ensure color evenness and adhesion. Use primer or wood conditioner as needed.
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Comments

Stefanie Gott-… (not verified)

Fri, 04/15/2011 - 13:44

This is just screaming for a murphy bed version! :)

Daniel Cook

Wed, 02/15/2012 - 18:53

Is there any whay that I would be able to get a copy of your Twin bed Sketchup Model? It would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Selena Gomez (not verified)

Sun, 07/08/2012 - 15:36

Surprisingly I am a beginner! Please help me!!

Brandeyg

Fri, 02/08/2013 - 20:43

I would love the plans for the towers:) Please this is awesome!!

Shelbert123

Thu, 09/04/2014 - 19:53

Is there a way I could get these plans in a queen size? Also, can I get the plans for the towers as well? Or possibly the whole bed?