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Timber, lumber. The hard fibrous lignified substance under the bark of trees you will need
Section 7.1. Wood for the bed base
|[a]||side The top and bottom frame member of a door or window (not the jamb). Cross member of panel doors or of a sash. Also the upper and lower member of a balustrade or staircase extending from one vertical support, such as a post, to another. The horizontal member of a fence.||¾” x 3½” (90 Abbreviation for millimeter which is a metric unit of length equal to one thousandth of a meter. 25.4 mm equals one inch. x 19 mm)||63″ (1575 mm)||2|
|[b]||bed slat support||¾” x 1½” (38 mm x 19 mm)||63″ (1575 mm)||2|
|[c]||bed slat||¾” x 3½” (90 mm x 19 mm)||27″ (675 mm)||12|
In all you will need:
6 lengths of ¾” x 3½” (90 mm x 19 mm) @ 8ft (2400mm) long.
Note: The above amount allows for wastage, and includes item [b] which can be ripped out of ¾” x 3½” (90 mm x 19 mm) stock.
Section 7.2. Wood for the body panels
All the body (sides, front, and back) can be cut from 1 ¼ standard 8ft (2400mm) x 4ft (1200mm) sheets of 3/4″ (18mm) custom 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..
You will also need an assortment of screws, nails, glue, along with paint and any other knick-knacks you might want to add.