Table of Contents
- 2Identifying the parts
- 3About measurements, bunk size, mattress
- 4Materials, Cutting list for the beds
- 5Materials, Cutting list for the bunk ends
- 6PLANS - The bed
- 7PLANS - The bunk ends
- 8PLANS - The ladder
- 9Making the bed - Base and ends
- 10Making the bed - Ends and side guardrail
- 11Making the bunk ends and ladder
- 12Assembling the bunk and adding the ladder
- 13Finishing - Nut guards and screw caps
- 14Safety guidelines - Must read
- 15Safety guidelines continued - Must read
Materials, Cutting list for the bunk ends
The cutting list for bunk ends and ladder
Note: The list below is for the two bunks and the ladder only.
To make the complete bunk How much the teeth are angled out on a circular saw blade., you will also need the materials listed on the previous page.
Timber, lumber. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees
|ITEM||DESCRIPTION||STOCK SIZE||LENGTH||HOW MANY|
|[h]||bunk corner see PILE||3/4″ x 3 1/2″ (90mm x 19mm)||57 1/2″ (1437mm)||4|
|[j]||bunk end rails||3/4″ x 3 1/2″ (90mm x 19mm)||31 1/2″ (787mm)||8|
|[k]||bunk spacer||3/4″ x 3 1/2″ (90mm x 19mm)||7 1/2″ (187mm)||2|
|[m]||ladder side||3/4″ x 3 1/2″ (90mm x 19mm)||41 1/2″ (1037mm)||2|
|[n]||ladder rung (wide)||3/4″ x 5 1/2″ (140mm x 19mm)||22″ (550mm)||1|
|[o]||ladder rung (narrow)||3/4″ x 3 1/2″ (90mm x 19mm)||22″ (550mm)||2|
|[p]||bunk guardrail||3/4″ x 5 1/2″ (140mm x 19mm)||1 @ 40″ (1000mm)||1|
You will also need a small piece of A special type of tempered hardboard with a fine, smooth finish. MDF is used in cabinet making. A piece of sawn, or dressed lumber of greater width than thickness. Usually 19mm (3/4") to 38mm (1 1/2") thick and 75mm (3") or more wide. or A piece of wood made of three or more layers of wood veneer laminated together with glue. about 5/16″ (9mm) thick to make some nut guards from.
12 5/16″(8mm) Are round headed bolts with square shoulders that resist rotation when located or driven into place. They can be called coach bolts or carriage bolts depending on which part of the world you live in. The head end of the bolt does not need a washer, but the other end of the bolt (the nut end) usually does. 1 3/4″ (45mm) long, plus nuts and washers.
10 5/16″(8mm) carriage bolts 2 1/2″ (65mm) long, plus nuts and washers.
60 wood screws 1 1/2″ (38mm) long.
Note Check the bolts will go through two thicknesses of wood and three thicknesses of wood respectively, and take a washer and nut neatly. It is important that the A metal rod that has a head on one end and threads on the other and is used to fasten together lumber. The most common bolts used or referred to in projects within this website are coach/carriage bolts and hex bolts. does not stick out past the nut when tightened. If so, cut excess length off with a hacksaw.