Thinking about building either a bunk or loft bed? First of all this can

Loft bed with another bed below turned out so drawers will fit on one end with a desk at the other.

Loft Bed Combo with Desk and Drawers

be an intimidating project, but it doesn’t have to be. A loft bed is just like a bunk bed except there isn’t always another bed below. You need a good set of loft bed plans to ensure you  create a robust structure  that is safe.

Building a simple loft bed?
In short, Yes! A good set of plans make it easy for you to follow and promptly complete this project. Although building such bed is a simple project, you must consider all of the abuse this bed will take from the children.  Be prepared with a good complete set of loft bed plans so you are  able to build a strong and lasting structure.

Section of plans for a loft bed playhouse before the decorations are shown.

In the Beginning, It Was Just a Box

One thing to keep in mind, is what kind of design will you be choosing for  your loft bed plans. Want storage below the bed(s)?  Storage under the loft bed is a great idea.  This will  save space and add to the style of the project.

When you add a storage feature, be sure the loft bed plans allow for this addition.   Studying a series of plans from beginning to end is much easier to make sure the design in right for you than to be trying to add your own design at the end.

Steps to get ready for building a bunk bed
Make sure that you invest in high quality wood. The plans you have tell you exactly what time of the wood to use.

Use top quality hardware. Detailed loft bed plans wqill have a list of exactly what hardware you need around the bed, to make it strong and safe .

List the tools you need. Plans provide a list you with the tools you need for this project.

Think about what kind of finish you want the bed to have.  The

Playhouse facade all over, but actual playhouse is below and the bed has a slide to get down quickly.

Playhouse Complete With Facade and Slide

plans will suggest several different ideas. The structure can be painted, stained, varnished, or simply wood  sealed when it’s done. You may decide to pain the structure, since  it is for kids.  This will also keep things simple for you.
Select right loft bed plans set, an important step in building a strong, stable, and secure structure that will last for years. This beautifully built in bed will transform your room and many other options for the use of storage and room space.