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Blog series by Jim Jakosh updated 07-10-2013 10:57 PM 1 part 42813 reads 34 comments total

Part 1: Building a Murphy Bed from scratch

07-10-2013 10:57 PM by Jim Jakosh | 34 comments »

We need a Murphy bed next winter in Arizona and I did not want to buy the hardware. That takes all the fun out of designing it yourself and costs $360. So I looked at a lot of bed designs and settled on one that used HD pivots, gas springs for counterbalance and a swing out leg support rather than the fold down kind.The parameters were a twin mattress (7×39 x 75), had to flip long ways and enough room inside for making the bed. Then I had to decide on the pivot points, the foot pivot ce...

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