|Fig.1 Cottonwood |
Tools and Supplies:
full size Bed Kit
Futon bed with hardware kit
Ryobi Cordless Screwdriver with Phillip Bit
Michael works for a program called Uncommon Good that teaches students about green energy. His home is located in Upland, California, a beautiful neighborhood with mature trees in a rural setting. He had just purchased a century-old home and wanted to preserve its look. Being a principal member of Uncommon Good, he was using the house to teach others how to go green. He called to assemble his Cottonwood futon bed.
This post shows the four steps to start the assembly of a Cottonwood Futon Bed.
Step 1: Fig.1 shows the Cottonwood Futon full size bed kit. Fig.2 through fig.4 shows the plans to assembled the bed. Fig.3 and fig.4 shows the section for assembling the corners of the bed.
|Fig.2 Full plans|
|Fig.3 Bed corners|
|Fig.4 Bed rails|
|Fig.5 Bed frame |
|Fig.6 Corner installed|
|Fig.7 Middle rail|
|Fig.8 Leg bolt|
|Fig.9 Bolt threaded|
|Fig.10 Metric |
8 E-Nut Insert
|Fig.11 Insert |
screw into leg
Interesting Internet Links Below:
- Futon Primer: This is a business page that had several Internet links that can provides all the reasons why to choose a futon bed, assembly and interesting facts about futon beds.
How to Assemble a Futon Bed:
- Part 1 of 2 - Directions and Assembly for the Bed Corners
- Part 2 of 2 - Bed Slats and Rubber Legs Tips
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