Loft Bed Project for Back-To-School

Loft beds: Parents love them. College students swear by them. A loft bed is a great space-saving solution and a fine weekend project you can do yourself. To build a loft bed, you will need the following materials:

  • (1) 4 foot x 8 foot or 5 foot x 10 foot piece of 3/4 inch plywood.
  • (5) 8 foot long 6 inch x 6 inch beams
  • (6) 10 foot long 5 inch x 3/4 inch planks
  • Circular saw
  • Drill
  • Wood screws
  • Orbital sander
  • Stain or paint
  • Tape measure
  • Step ladder
  • A buddy

Then follow these step-by-step instructions. For photos and more in-depth tips, check out this guide. When finished, you can paint or finish and accessorize to your heart’s desire!