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Old 02-22-2009, 01:19 PM   #1
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After reading the article in March 2009's Extreme How To, I had to post the pictures and project that we did a year ago specifically for the same reason the author did: a nursery need with limited space. We ordered ours from murphybedsdirect.com with great results. I also did some personal improvements to include lighting, mounting to the wall and wood floor and a cubby hole for an alarm clock and reading lights. The in-laws love it and so do guests!
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Old 02-22-2009, 03:12 PM   #2
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Very nice
So the shelves slide to each side & the bed folds down
Looked at their site - nice
I may do this in one room as a spare bed

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Old 02-22-2009, 04:38 PM   #3
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That looks great! Nice use of the space.
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Old 02-22-2009, 05:04 PM   #4
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Has anyone ever made a Murphy bed as a DIY project?
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I saw one on a DIY show that doubled as a craft table for the womans' grand children. When the bed was packed away, there was a table with collapsable legs that opened up.

My mom said there was one in an apartment she and my dad rented in the 1950's and it fell down once in a while on it's own. Ouch!

I love the way the shelves move to the side SGTjr.
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Old 02-23-2009, 07:12 PM   #6
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The bed mechanism doesn't allow for it to fall down, and it is counter balanced enough that a mom with a baby in her arms can bring it down!

Thanks for the responses gents.

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