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How do you raise your bed?

Post by Zoombee » Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:15 am

I thought of building or buying a higher frame, with feet at the corners instead of set in from the corners. I have other expenses coming, so I settled for a standard frame and plastic bed risers that were free off craigslist. They look like upside down flower pots. At 12" my bed is still too low for my trunks, but 11" boxes can slide in there now.
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Re: How do you raise your bed?

Post by Skull_Hide » Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:23 am

How tall are your trunks?
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Re: How do you raise your bed?

Post by KYZHunters » Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:37 am

Not that I know from experience but I heard that those upside-down flowerpot thingies don't stand up to much abuse.
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Re: How do you raise your bed?

Post by DJH » Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:45 am

KYZHunters wrote:Not that I know from experience but I heard that those upside-down flowerpot thingies don't stand up to much abuse.
They don't.
now, the nice wooden ones that you can get from Bed, Bath, and Beyond not only stand up to abuse, but are designed to stack and interlock. I have these and they work very well.

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Re: How do you raise your bed?

Post by NT2C » Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:52 am

All three beds in the house are from IKEA and they offer several different types of legs. The ones I put on there were the 11" solid oak legs. Raises the beds up to the point where your knees don't have to lift you (both the wife and I have knee injuries) getting in and out of bed.
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Re: How do you raise your bed?

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Re: How do you raise your bed?

Post by Dave_M » Wed Jan 30, 2013 11:07 am

I've used ammo cans in the past.
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Re: How do you raise your bed?

Post by Doctorr Fabulous » Wed Jan 30, 2013 2:49 pm

Dave_M wrote:I've used ammo cans in the past.
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Re: How do you raise your bed?

Post by Zoombee » Wed Jan 30, 2013 4:31 pm

Skull_Hide wrote:How tall are your trunks?
12.25-13"
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