Attaching the Murphy bed hardware to the cabinet sides

How to Build a Murphy Bed Step 5

There are two sets of hardware that will be attached to the side cabinets.

1-Upper plates

2-Male pivot plates

You will need to measure and position the hardware on the both cabinet sides.
There is a left-side and a right-side part and they mirror each other.

The picture below shows the position of the male pivot plate and upper plate on the left cabinet side.   

wall bed hardware mounted on cabinet

Basic steps for attaching the hardware to the cabinet sides

Below is a basic overview of the steps for attaching the hardware parts to the cabinet sides. Our DVD and construction guides illustrate the process much more in depth.