Futon sofa bed is the great furniture piece for those of you who have small spaces. Seating area can be provided by futon sofa bed which can function as a bed. You do not have to purchase an expensive futon that you can find in the store. You have to read a couple of steps below and you will learn how to make your own futon sofa bed.
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First of all, you have to measure the space that you want to put your futon sofa bed. After that all you have to do is measuring the width and length that have available for the futon.
The second step that you have to do is visiting the hardware store. It is better for you to visit the hardware store with your measurements that you have in your hand. In that store, you will have to determine what type of lumber that you want to use. There are a couple of choices that you can use such as oak, pink, maple, and poplar. It is well recommended for you to choose lumber which has been treated and sanded.
At this step, it is advisable to construct the frame. The two beams should be laid down along their width, 2 ½ feet which is apart from the other. One piece of wood should be laid down parallel to the beams and it should be in line with the upper left corner. And then you have to put another piece of wood beside the first piece. It is better for you to put is at least 3 inches away. You will find that between the pieces of wood there are spaces that will vary depend on the width of the mattress. After that you can continue to lay down the pieces in this way until you get fives row which is supported with four pieces of wood per row that the width of the beam will be spanned.
The canvas strips should be attached. By using a staple gun, you have to be attached the canvas strips into the beams and also in spaces between the wood’s rows. After that you have to connect all of the pieces by creating a seat and back support. It will be perfect for you to make it easier to move up and down according to your preference. And that it is, you are ready to enjoy your futon sofa bed.