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the best way to do any electrical project in your house safely and efficiently is to hire a licensed professional. if you are uncertain on how to do electrical work, no offense you should not do it. the national electrical code is extremely strict and local inspectors are cracking down on do-it yourselfers. please as a licensed electrician do not attempt if ...
Last year I built a bed frame similar to this (mine wasn't so tall, and it was only a queen sized bed), and also had the goal of making it easy to disassemble. I achieved my goal, but after moving to a new house realized it wasn't a good choice. While moving, I found it was much easier to simply remove the legs, and carry the "platform" as a single piece. ...
Long ago, I built a set of elevated bunk beds. I ran the 4x4 posts up past the outside bed frame and then bolted the bed frame to the 4x4 frame with 3/8" carriage bolts. It was quite strong and easy to assemble and disassemble.
Before you consider the attachment mechanisms, you need to consider the structural design. There is a problem with the current version if it is intended to be load bearing. A structure that is basically a vertical parallelogram is inherently unstable. The joints serve as pivot points and the top of the structure can effectively slide sideways and collapse. ...
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