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xx   BED
xx   BED (CHILD'S)

Photo shows built-in bunk bed. Bed is on a loft. Closet and desk area are recessed beneath the loft. Est. cost: $100.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 40

Photo shows combination bunk beds, study desk and playhouse that is 4 ft. high and extends out 6.5ft. in each direction from a corner. Plans must be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 56

Photo shows how to build a raised bunk with a playhouse and storage drawers underneath. Est. cost: $98.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1975 (v.53#7) pg. 74

Photo shows how to convert the unused upper bunk of a bunk bed into storage space by building a three compartment unit to replace the top bunk. Brightly colored window shades are used in place of doors. Est. cost: $40.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1977 (v.55#7) pg. 90

Sturdy storage bunk. A 56" high bunk bed is supported on a plywood base with shelves and a closet. A ladder goes up the end. Est. cost: $90.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1979 (v.57#7) pg. 86

Double-duty bunk beds. Top bunk is cantilevered over the bottom one with a support to the ceiling. Storage area at one end of the unit provides cupboard and drawer space for toys and games.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1979 (v.57#9) pg. 64

Bunk bed unit is built from plywood and pine. Desk surface is built across one end and storage bins are across the other end. Estimated cost: $64.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1980 (v.58#7) pg. 101, 126

Seven space-making projects for kid's bedrooms. Includes 5 bunk bed arrangements.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1981 (v.59#2) pg. 40

Under construction. Making fine furniture from construction-grade lumber. Includes plans for a set of bunk beds.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Nov 2000 (v.24#2) pg. 22

Buccaneer's (nautical theme) bunk bed features a ship's ladder to the upper birth or play area.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1990 (v.13#6) pg. 30

Simple bunkbeds are designed to accommodate a standard 6 ft. mattress, 36" wide. Vertical supports are 4x4s fastened to outer sides of the bed frame. Bunks are also fastened to the walls with 1/4" log screws.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #138 Sep 1972 (v.22#7) pg. 36

Twin bunk beds and closet combination are built into the corner of a room. Beds are slightly staggered so that the top bunk rests over the closet and the closet wall becomes a headboard for the bottom bunk.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #149 Dec 1973 (v.23#9) pg. 36

Built-in combination closet and pair of bunk beds fits into the corner. Lower bunk can be used as a couch. Second bunk, built above and at right angles to the first is supported on top of a closet 56" high, 43" long and 30" deep. A large storage drawer is built under the lower bunk.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #155 Aug 1974 (v.24#6) pg. 34

How to build in double bunk beds and a wall-mounted study shelf. Lower bunk has pull out storage cubicles beneath it.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #181 May-Jun 1977 (v.27#4) pg. 56

Bunk bed tower. One bed is on the top of the tower. Bottom bed slides into the hollow space in the tower. Tower is composed of a secretary desk, a clothes closet, a linen closet, a clothes hamper, a set of bookshelves and a toy box. Each item in the tower is a seperate piece.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #203 Nov 1979 (v.29#9) pg. 11

Double-duty double deck bed. The support for one end of upper bed is a large chest-of-drawers. There is a ladder up to the bunk and a "firepole" to come down.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #215 Jan 1981 (v.31#1) pg. 25

All-purpose bunk bed for a child's room has both U-shaped storage shelves and a desk beneath the bed platform.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #332 Oct 1992 (v.42#9) pg. 70

Sturdy bunk bed made using screw-together construction. Est. cost: $150.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #341 Sep 1993 (v.43#8) pg. 72

Build a safe double-deck bunk bed. Individual twin bed platforms are bolted to four strong leg assemblies. Estimated cost: $80.
HANDY ANDY Jan 1980 (v.4#4) pg. 18

Stowaways. Three comfortable beds that feature built-in storage cabinets. (1) Loft bed built over a roomy storage closet. (2) Bunk beds with lots of shelves and under-mattress storage cabinets. (3) Platform bed with a bookcase foot board.
HOME MECHANIX #799 Oct 1995 (v.91) pg. 26

Split level bed sleeps three.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #422 Jul 1963 (v.59) pg. 82

Spanish-style bunk beds are constructed from 1-1/4"x7-1/2" pine stock. Carriage bolts are used to attach side rails. Leg bottoms have a simple rabbet cut so that beds stack one on another without bolts or pins.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #521 Oct 1971 (v.67) pg. 94

Mother's earth-sheltered house. Part V. Building bunk beds with a desk in one end.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #91 Jan-Feb 1985 pg. 126

Fold-away bunk beds, a desk, bookshelves, five cupboards and two roll-out toy chests.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1964 (v.121#3) pg. 166

Triple-deck bunk beds. Construction is from plywood and 2x4s.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1966 (v.126#2) pg. 122

Combination bunk bed and desk solves a space problem in a small bedroom. Desk features a large top (4x7-ft.) and seven drawers.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1972 (v.137#6) pg. 156

Build triple-decker bunk beds which include lots of built-in storage in the form of cabinets and drawers.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1978 (v.150#4) pg. 136

Space saver for cramped bedrooms: L-shaped bunk beds. The upper and lower bunks go at right-angles to each other. Large storage drawers are under the lower bunk. A study desk is also built in under the upper bunk, right beside the lower bunk.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1978 (v.212#3) pg. 102

Plans for a sturdy double-deck bunk bed with a swing out ladder.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1978 (v.213#3) pg. 103

Sleep-climb corner for a child's room. Includes bunk beds, a set of stairs over drawers, a couch and bookshelves.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1979 (v.214#4) pg. 145

Bunk bed unit features a lot of built-in storage shelves. Winner in the 6th annual plywood design contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1982 (v.221#2) pg. 96

Wooden bed that bolts together. Single-size bed has a sturdy frame. Can be stacked to make bunk beds.
SUNSET Oct 1979 (v.163#4) pg. 140

Tip: How to incorporate a 48"x80" play platform into the bottom bed in a homemade set of bunk beds.
SUNSET Nov 1979 (v.163#5) pg. 130

Mission-styled twin bed frames that can be stacked to form a bunk bed.
WOOD MAGAZINE #82 Oct 1995 (v.12#7) pg. 62

Child-safe bunk beds. What you need to know before you plan your own bunk beds or modify existing plans.
WOOD MAGAZINE #144 Oct 2002 (v.19#6) pg. 24

Kid-friendly beds. This traditional bunk bed can also be used as separate twin beds.
WOOD MAGAZINE #144 Oct 2002 (v.19#6) pg. 48

Single bed for a child can be used alone, or two of them can be stacked to form a bunk bed. Also includes instructions for the bunk bed ladder and two large under-the-bed storage drawers.
WOODSMITH #38 Mar-Apr 1985 pg. 12, 18

Bunk beds and fitted units. Part 1. Unit is designed for a room with 8.5-ft. ceilings, but can be scaled down. The bunk bed is on top of a combination desk, vanity, bookcase, wardrobe, and two storage cabinets.
WOODWORKER #1029 Aug 1979 (v.83) pg. 442

Bunk bed and fitted units. Part 2. Construction details continued.
WOODWORKER #1030 Sep 1979 (v.83) pg. 492

Bed is inspired by the fitted bunk bed of the sailing ship era. Uses a single-bed mattress (75"x30"x6"). Has three large storage drawers in the base. Built mostly of pine.
WOODWORKER May 1987 (v.91#5) pg. 422

Built-in corner bunkbeds.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1963 (v.19#2) pg. 56

Furniture for a nautical-theme attic bedroom. A barrel table with low block stools, a movable bunk-type bed with desk-headboard, a pirate chest and a game wheel.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1966 (v.22#3) pg. 16

Indoor tree house has cutout steps in the trunk that lead to a loft area. One wall of the treehouse also supports one end of a pair of built-in bunk beds.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1972 (v.28#2) pg. 32

Bunk beds can be stacked or used as single beds. Three storage drawers are built beneath the bottom bunk. Includes plans for removable ladder.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1973 (v.29#5) pg. 26

Compact unit for a small bedroom consists of two bunk beds, a bookcase, five-drawer chest and a storage cabinet that all fit into an area 78" square.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1978 (v.34#6) pg. 58

Bunk beds made from stock lumber incorporates a third rollout unit (trundle bed). Overall dimensions: 43"x63"x79". Est. cost: $100.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1984 (v.40#1) pg. 38

Rugged bunk bed set built for hard use. Built from scrap oak. The "steps" to the upper bunk are merely short cleats nailed onto one leg.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1986 (v.42#2) pg. 50

Bunk bed hideaway. Mattress is on a platform 4 feet above the floor and has dowel side rails and a ladder for access. Beneath the bed platform is a hideaway play area with a desk, bulletin board, shelf and toy box.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1996 (v.52#1) pg. 28