How to build an Easy DIY Murphy bed

Step by Step Construction Overview

Here you will learn all the steps involved in building your own DIY Murphy bed. The instructions presented here are an overview of the construction process when using one of our DIY Murphy bed hardware kits and are meant to provide you with an overall understanding of the building process. 

We go into much more detail in our construction and assembly guides as well as our DVD video included with every hardware kit.

Build a wall bed preperation

Preperation

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build a wall bed cutting lumber

Step 1: Cutting the wood

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labeling wood for wall bed project

Step 2: Labeling the wood

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applying edge banding to wall bed parts

Step 3: Edging the Parts

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cabinet top for wall bed

Step 4: Cabinet top assembly

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attaching hardware to wall bed cabinet

Step 5: Attaching hardware to cabinet sides

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Attaching hardware to wall bed side rails

Step 6: Attaching hardware to side rails

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setting up legs on wall bed

Step 7: Setting up the legs

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bed frame construction for wall bed

Step 8: Inner bed frame construction

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attaching header board to wall bed

Step 9: Attaching the header, footer & side rails

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mounting face panels to wall bed frame

Step 10: Mounting the face panels

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Attaching handles to wall bed cabinet

Step 11: Attaching the handles

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Attaching mattress supports to wall bed frame

Step 12: Attaching the mattress supports

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mattress strap on wall bed

Step 13: Attaching the mattress strap

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wall bed cross bar installation

Step 13 & 14: Leg cross bar & kick plate (optional)

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