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How to make a twin bed with drawers by DIY with Chris

Difficulty- Moderately hard Time- Approximately 1 week

Parts- See below Tools- See the list at the end

We made this video on how to make a twin bed with drawers. This bed includes 8 drawers underneath, the bed, and a headboard. We cover the dimensions of the cuts, how to assemble them, and show the final product for you to see.

Item list:

You will need three full sheets of plywood of your choice

2 full sheets of backing material

Mattress supports 16 at 3″ x 3′ 3 1/2″

8 sets of drawer slides

8 drawer handles

1 roll of veneer for edges


Finish nails

Wood glue

Cut list:

Item Quantity Size

Ends of bed 2 2′ x 3′ 3 1/2″

Headboard 2 7″ x 3′ 6″

Top and bottom of headboard 2 7″ x 3′ 3 1/2″

Sides of bed 2 6′ 5″ x 1′ 2″

Headboard protector 1 22 1/2″ x 32 1/2″

Headboard backing 1 3′ 6″ x 3′ 3 1/2″

Mattress supports 16 3″ x 3′ 3 1/2″

Product links: Porter-Cable circular saw (current version)-

Black and Decker drill-

B & D adjustable jigsaw (Current version)-

Porter-Cable sander-

B & D Mouse Sander (Current version)-

B & D Hammer drill-

Craftsman table saw-

Campbell nail gun-

Full extension drawer slides-

Drawer handles-

Cameras we use: Canon Powershot G7X Mark ii

DJI Mavic Air

Nikon D3300


Forestfish video sunglasses

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