Easiest hanging daybed

Submitted by Mrs. Baker on Mon, 04/23/2012 - 20:02

This was the first woodworking project I have undertaken from this site and it is simply wonderful!
very easy to follow plans, and easy assembly.
I have this daybed hanging from my back deck across from my hot tub and it is the most wonderful creation I've ever attempted!
I included a twin sized bunk-bed mattress instead of a traditional twin so that it would be thinner.
I zipped a vinyl cover over the mattress and then added sheets, decorative pillows, a throw blanket, and some lanterns to the platform.
I plan to hang a canopy that will drape over the ends.
The backdrop in the picture is comprised of two cloth shower curtains that hang from eyelets along the edge of our deck.

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
Estimated Time Investment
Weekend Project (10-20 Hours)
Type of Wood
top choice treated 2x4x8's
Finish Used
I have so far left my bed unfinished, but as soon as I pick a stain for my deck, I will add the same one to my daybed.
Recommended Skill Level
Starter Project