Mounting the Header, Footer and Side Rails to the Inner Bed Frame

How to Build a Murphy Bed Step 9

Now it is time to attach the header, footer and the 2 side rails to the inner bed frame. This is an easy process that requires a couple clamps and some wood screws.
You need to place the bed frame on the floor or on the surface that you can easily clamp the pieces with a pair of clamps.

The picture below shows the complete bed frame with the header, footer and side rails attached. 

murphy bed complete frame system

Basic steps for attaching the header to the bed frame

Below is a basic overview of the steps for attaching the header board to the bed frame. Our DVD and construction guides illustrate the process much more in depth. 

Basic steps for attaching the footer to the bed frame

Below is a basic overview of the steps for attaching the footer to the bed frame.

Basic steps for attaching the side rails to the bed frame

Below is a basic overview of the steps for attaching the side rails to the bed frame.