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sa   BED

A platform system used in Richard Dreyfuss' bedroom and how to build it. Bed headboard serves as a partial divider wall.
APARTMENT LIFE Oct 1978 (v.10#10) pg. 61

Three bedrooms to build: (1) Gazebo bed frame and canopy. (2) Frilly Murphy bed hidden behind arc of curtains. (3) Soft-office features fabric covered bed frame and shelves, plus stationary and swiveling wall tables.
APARTMENT LIFE Sep 1980 (v.12#9) pg. 73, 84

Feature on eleven storage units you can build includes a bedroom space organizer that is a headboard, chest of drawers, and room divider in a single unit.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1973 (v.51#3) pg. 58

How to build a combination closet, bed with storage drawers beneath and wall hung side tables.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1975 (v.53#10) pg. 39

Photo shows how to make plywood skirt to slip over a bed's box springs and frame and a pair of matching side tables. Plywood is covered with grass cloth and bamboo trim.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 74

Photo shows how to surround a bed with plywood built-in shelf and chest. Est. cost: $93.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1976 (v.54#7) pg. 90

Bedroom built-ins include a 20" high platform, a high-rise bunk, a closet and a desk. BH&G Project Plan is available.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1976 (v.54#8) pg. 36

Built-in dresser, bookshelves and bunk beds positioned at right angles can be built with BH&G Project Plan.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Aug 1976 (v.54#8) pg. 37

Three-in-one sleep center fits into the corner of a bedroom and accommodates a pair of beds (placed at right angles), desk space, bookshelves under one bed and a chest of drawers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1978 (v.56#11) pg. 84

Bedroom room divider serves as a headboard on one side (with a recessed lighted area) and a closet or shelves on the other side.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1978 (v.56#11) pg. 85

Suite with style. A complete and contemporary bedroom set at an affordable price. Part 1. The bed. Platform covered with white laminate and trimmed with mahogany wood. Est. cost: $100.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1980 (v.3#8) pg. 39

Contemporary bedroom suite. Floating bed, wall-hung bedside tables and matching headboard, dresser and mirror. Drawer fronts and bed frame are natural cedar. Casework is covered with white melamine for easy care. Est. cost: $570.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1982 (v.5#11) pg. 34

Suite dreams. Four-piece bedroom suite consists of an armoire, night table, "wagon-wheel" spindle headboard, and large dresser topped with a mirror.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1990 (v.13#7) pg. 30
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1994 (v.17#11) pg. 10

Teen retreat. How to create the ultimate headboard from melamine-covered plywood. Wall unit features drawers, bookshelves, desk, corkboard, bed frame and stool.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1993 (v.16#12) pg. 58

Bedroom wall built-in with four-drawer desk, open knickknack and bookshelves, filing cabinet, TV and high-fi housing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #86 Jun 1965 (v.15#3) pg. 24

Bedroom corner built-in with formica top, desk and drawers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #89 Dec 1965 (v.15#6) pg. 30

L-shaped corner shelf and wall of built-in shelves create a guest bedroom out of a family room or den. Beds recess under corner shelf when not in use and appear to be built-in seating.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #111 Aug 1969 (v.19#4) pg. 38

How to divide a bedroom into two areas. Three solid screens hung on ceiling tracks divide the room or can be pushed all the way back in the wall. Each side of the room has a built-in bed and closet. Drawer-type bed is built beneath each exposed bed to provide sleeping space for guests.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #140 Dec 1972 (v.22#9) pg. 36

Built-in storage and desk area for a bedroom includes kneehole desk with four drawers and a storage cupboard. Adjustable shelving is mounted over the desk for display or books.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #174 Aug 1976 (v.26#6) pg. 30

Built-in twin beds, bookcases and desk unit make one small bedroom work for two.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #175 Sep 1976 (v.26#7) pg. 32

Photos and sketches of a "room-in-one" that takes the place of furniture. Incorporates a desk, lounging platform, bed and storage space.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #212 Oct 1980 (v.30#8) pg. 20

Under-the-bed case features two large storage drawers which pull out from the sides of the bed.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #269 May-Jun 1986 (v.36#5) pg. 104

Queen Anne furniture. An overview of the history and elements of style. A related article looks at designing a bedroom set which incorporates Queen Anne elements into contemporary furniture.
FINE WOODWORKING #87 Mar-Apr 1991 pg. 73, 76

Four solutions for problem corners. (1) Walled-in eating area. (2) Built-in sleep/study center. (3) Built-in conversation corner. (4) Corner platform, bookshelves, corner cabinet, and table.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #623 Apr 1980 (v.76) pg. 64

Boudoir benches.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1967 (v.127#6) pg. 148

Attic storage unit is ideal for an attic bedroom. It features a built-in clothes closet, shelves, drawers, drop-front desk, storage cabinets, and a bookcase with adjustable shelves.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1967 (v.128#3) pg. 136

Early American bedroom set. Part 2. Dresser, chest and mirror.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1970 (v.134#2) pg. 154

Footboard bed table. A simple two-shelf unit sits at the foot of a bed. Can also serve as the divider between two beds placed end-to-end.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1975 (v.144#3) pg. 79

Carefully planned built-in furniture (desk, divider, bunk beds) converts a large 13x20-ft. bedroom into two seperate bedrooms for young children.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1977 (v.148#3) pg. 96

Bed table goes clear across a double bed. When not in use, it stores above a dresser at the foot of the bed. Unit rolls on casters.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1981 (v.156#1) pg. 94

Bed-side, wall-mounted shelf holds all of those electrical devices that we like to have at our fingertips, including alarm clock, clock radio, electric blanket control, reading lamp, etc. Frees the bedside table to hold just the telephone.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1977 (v.210#2) pg. 162

Two-faced bed/wardrobe divider. This unit can split a room to create a private sleeping area. It conceals a folding (Murphy) bed, clothes closet and storage compartments.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1984 (v.225#4) pg. 110

Photos show how built-in bed and desk can make an 8x8-ft. bedroom seem larger.
SUNSET Oct 1977 (v.159#4) pg. 142

Pretty beds. Make a four-poster bed frame, ornamental wall screen, arched cabinet, and other ideas to decorate your bedroom.
WOMAN'S DAY Oct 13 1981 (v.45#1) pg. 98

Bedroom cabinet built from veneered or laminated chipboard. Dimensions: 695mm tall, 460mm wide and 380mm deep. Simple construction.
WOODWORKER #1062 May 1982 (v.86) pg. 340

Combination bedroom unit for a growing young lady comprising a wardrobe, mirror vanity unit, desk, drawer, and small bookcase.
WOODWORKER #1079 Oct 1983 (v.87) pg. 621

Reproduction of a George III mahogany bedside cupboard. A rectangular cabinet on Sheraton style square tapered legs with a wavy-line gallery surround on the top. An excerpt from "The Traditional Furniture Maker" by David Bryant.
WOODWORKING #22 May 1991 pg. 49