17 Bed Plans


If you are into woodworking, and have the basic tools and knowledge, these woodworking plans will enable you to build that bed that you have always wanted for your family and your home. Some of the bed plans listed, require basic lumber such as pine while others suggest the use of exotic lumbers. If you are new at wood working, consider building the bed using less expensive materials. Once you have honed your woodworking skills you can start working with the much more expensive exotic lumbers.

Always read the bed plans carefully and make sure that there is enough information provided for you to be able to complete the project - before you invest in materials. Some of the plans are excellent, giving a great deal of instruction in text, pictures and drawings while other plans are only drawings and still others are only sketches.

As well, some of the bed plans, require a woodworking shop that is outfitted with a good selection of stationary power tools such as lathes, shapers, jointers and thickness planers.

These bed plans are for the novice to intermediate woodworker.

sleek bed plans

These bed plans are quite complex. However, the finished project is worth the effort

oasis platform bed plans

Lowe's has excellent detailed plans, instructions and a bill of materials to construct these Oasis platform bed plans

sleigh bed plans

Tauton publishers provides detailed instructions on the build detail of these sleigh bed plans. This bed will turn into a beautiful piece of furniture.

basic platform bed plans

Woodsmith provides detailed drawings but few instructions for these basic platform bed plans.

contemporary bed plans

Contemporary bed plans from Popular Mechanics are made of a number of different exotic woods.

movable modern platform bed plans

Movable modern platform bed plans from HGTV has instructions but there are no detailed drawings.

platform bed plans

Workbench Magazine has detailed plans, instructions and a bill of materials to construct these platform bed plans This bed is truly elegant.

sturdy platform bed plans

Sturdy platform bed plans uses a 2 X 4 frame.

mission bed plans

Mission bed plans require some sophisticated stationary wood working equipment.

shaker bed plans

Using contemporary construction techniques, these Shaker style bed plans still captures the essentials

swedish style bed plans

Swedish style bed plans

viking bed plans

From Ravensgard we have design instructions for these Viking bed plans

twin bed plans

This site provides drawings for these basic twin bed plans; standard double bed plans; queen size bed plans and king size bed plans.

mission style bed plans

Mission style bed plans

king size bed plans

King size bed plans

hanging bed plans

Looking for a unique bed. These bed plans hang from the ceiling

storage bed plans

These bed plans provide additional bedroom storage.


Selection of pre-built beds


Additional bed plans:

Bunk bed plans

Day bed plans


Loft bed plans

Murphy bed plans

Poster bed plans

The following bed plan is downloadable for a nominal fee:

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