|The bed consists of two side rails, a rail for both the
head and the foot, four legs, and a fancy headboard.
To make one of these
beds (to fit a "double" mattress,
|If you wrap the rope around the rail a couple of times before
starting to weave the rope, there will be no tension on the
knots and they won't be hard to undo when you want to
take the bed apart.
I use two separate pieces of rope. One for the head-to-foot
Here are is a drawing of the bed with dimensions. For the original PowerPoint 97 version of the drawing, click here. The dimensions can be modified as necessary. If you want the bed taller, make the legs longer. If you want it wider or narrowner to fit your air matress, then adjust the head and foot rails. Finally, if you want a shorter or longer bed, you can adjust the side rails.