How to build a toddler platform bed? Bed beds are good, simple and sturdy beds that work well in the child’s rooms. You can make a platform bed that has storage boxes as its base. It’s a fun project, and your child will love the results. Decide what you want the child’s platform bed to be, whether a twin or full-size bed. A bed is usually 39 inches wide and 75 inches long, while a full-size bed is 54 inches wide and 75 inches long. Consider what you want the height of the platform of the child’s bed to be. Since you are making the bed yourself, you can do whatever height you want. It may be for what is a conventional bed height, or higher so you can store a toy trunk beneath it.
Go to store supplies its local building and buy four lengths of 2 inches by 4 inches boards, plywood and MDF or (your choice) at least 3/4 inch thick. The MDF or plywood that will be platform on which the mattress of the bed of the boy’s platform will rest. Pick up a pile of wood screws as well as some wood glue. Buy legs for bed of the toddler platform bed. If you want the bed to be a conventional height, buy pre-made bed legs that have a screw already inserted in the top. If you want to make a higher bed, buy table legs that also have the screw inserted in the top. Be sure to buy the supports that go with the legs.
Bring your home building material, and cut the 2 inch by 4 inch boards in the lengths you need according to the size of the mattress for the boy’s platform bed. Sand the wood to make sure there are no rough edges, and dust thoroughly. Apply the wood glue to the ends of the wood, and screw together to make the frame of the platform bed. Measure and cut four triangles that fit within the corners of the frame for the remains of the 2 inches by 4 inches of wood. Cut the MDF or plywood in size, place it on the frame of the toddler platform bed, and the wood glue and the screw in place. Turn the platform over until the frame is exposed, and lay the inside of the corners of the frame and flat against the plywood or MDF. Glue for wood and screw the triangles in place.