Very Simple Bed Frame From Pallets

2 Materials
4 Hours

HI! Today i will show you how to make simple bed frame from standard EUR pallets (120 cm x 80 cm) for a 100 cm x 200 cm bed. It took me about 4-5 hours to complete, designing as we went.

Materials:7 standard EUR pallets (120 CM long x 80 cm wide) In Europe, all pallets are safe to use - just look for HT for heat treated. But i ordered a new pallets, so i'm fully sure that they are safe for health. If you will use old pallets, make sure your pallets don't have nasty stuff on them before you sleep on them.

!!!You should protect your hands with rubber gloves, so wount damage them.!!!

Well let's start! We have to sand our pallets. Pallets are very rude, so we have to sand a lot. All flat surfaces i will sand with orbital sander.

Other small part im sanding with my hands.

Protruding boards are cut off with a saw

and sanded with orbital sander.

You can see results of sanding.

If I put 3 pallets together, their length is 240 cm. I need to trim the extra 40 cm.

And sanding one more time ;)

I rounded all the corners with an Milling machine.

Now its time to paint! i use white collor paint.

I applied 2 layers of paint

When tha paint dries up, its time to connect all pallets twogether. Headboard im attaching with 3 metal corners in first layer.

Second layer i'm connecting with screws.

First layer of pallets i'm connecting with metal plates.

First and Second layers in connecting with screws.

Thats it! The bed is done.

All i have to do, layout new mattress and can sleep.

Enjoy your cozy bed!

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1 question
  • Lavete Johnson
    on Sep 8, 2020

    🛑🛑🛑 Where did you order NEW pallets from and how much??

    • Polkilo
      on Sep 22, 2020

      Thank you! I know that. That's why i was looking for a new pallets. Besides when i ordered them i say to the seller that im going to make a bed frame with this pallets. So seller said that they won't use any chemicals to make pallets save for health. :)

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  • Julie M.
    on Sep 17, 2020

    Thank you for the inspiration! I’m going to make a patio “bed” to lounge outside.

  • Laura Szerdi
    on Sep 29, 2020

    I would knock the hell out of my calves & shins getting in and out of that bed. It just needs a mattress that!

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