Daybed building instructions:
You will need approximately 3 1/2 sheets of 4' x 8' plywood (so buy a total of 4 sheets). We used 3/4 inch plywood
ALL these pieces are slotted to fit together 3 inches from the edge.
4 pieces (the pedestals)- 16 inches by 3 1/2 feet. These pieces are slotted in the center to make an X
Now piece it all together
Now add the top piece. We are securing the top to the base using small "L" brackets on the underside of the top - securing it to the sides and foot. For the mattress/fur - we are using velcro - stapled to the top board, and sewn onto the matching side of the mattress.
Now add a hottie of your choice and... voila! :)
NOTE: We are still looking for a better way to secure the top to the base. It is fine on it's own unless some drunk dives onto it. The lateral force may dislodge the top if not secured and injure someone standing next to it. If you have suggestions, please email them to [ sparkle AT burningtribe.com ]
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Version 1 - updated July 25, 2010
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