DIY Murphy Bed


If your spare room doubles as a home office, craft room or play room for the kids, then a fold away bed may be the perfect solution for freeing up floor space. This bed would work just as well in a granny flat or bedsit.

DIY Murphy Bed - Coat of paint

If you’ve done some pre-made murphy bed hunting before you know that they could be quite expensive! By building your own, you could cut costs and have a well-fitted murphy bed in your room.

Do you want a simple looking murphy bed like this?


  • 3/4″ Plywood
  • Coat and Paint
  • Metal Brackets
  • Screws


  • Hammer
  • Power Drill
  • Table Saw
  • Sander

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Thanks to Little Dog Vintage for this great project. You can get the step-by-step instructions here

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