DIY under bed storage – Many homeowners have potential storage space under a bed. Even a double bed 1 foot off the floor offers more than 30 cubic feet of potential storage. Unorganized storage under the bed often becomes chaotic, messy and difficult to access. However, by building some storage drawers under the bed, you can make good use of that space. These instructions apply to a double bed that is at least one foot off the ground, but you can use the basic plan for any bed. Only alter the dimensions of the wood to meet your needs.
Make DIY under bed storage set the four sheets of plywood 9 inches wide in a rectangle. The ends of the long 35-inch blades should overlap the inner faces of the 24-inch blades. The four sheets should rest on the narrow thickness edge of 1/2 inch. Stick them together and let them dry. Nail the rectangular frame, along with three finishing nails per seam. Drive the nails through the face of the 24-inch blade and into the center of the edge of the 35-inch blade. All nails must be spaced evenly and approximately 1/4 inch from the outside edge of the lumber.
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Adjust the sheet of plywood remaining on the top of the rectangular DIY under bed storage frame, its outer edges flush with the edges of the frame. Stick in place and let dry. Nail the plywood sheet in place with one edge per corner and three finishing nails evenly spaced along each side. All nails should be approximately 1/4 inch from the outside edge, placing them in the center in the bottom frame.