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"My wife has found that sleeping on an incline helps. I'm trying to test this." To confirm her findings, or that you can sleep on it? --Two cinder-blocks and one brick makes for 20 inches to test it. Confirm this and then proceed. Personally, I'd build it like a deck: The structure using 2x6's or larger, joist hangers, blocking, and on 16" centers. With ...
In college, I made a loft for my twin XL mattress with a 2"x6" runner on one side and a 1/2"x6" plywood runner on the other. On the inside of each runner was a 2"x4" wide side flat against the runner, and flush with the bottom edge. 2"x4"s were then laid crosswise between the runners, on top of the supports. They were space with 1" gaps the whole length of ...
With some nails and some 2x4 you can just create a ladder and prop it up on the far side. I suggest against a solid plywood sheet braced up because that prevents the mattress from breathing.
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