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  • Easy-to-Build Full-size Deluxe Murphy Bed Plan

    PlansFor more plans, tools and hardware visit rockler.com

    Build a full-size Deluxe Murphy Bed complete with decorative molding and matching side cabinets!

    What youll find inside: Elevation drawings Complete materials list Step-by-step plans

    For use with vertical full-size Deluxe Murphy Bed Hardware Kit (46025)

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    Front View

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    Installation Space RequirementsBe sure you have sufficient space for installation. A full-size bed will extend about 7' into the room when open, and the width of the bed cabinet plus the side cabinets will be about 8' 8".

    The unit must sit flush against the wall. If the room has base molding, you will need to make relief cuts on the back edges of the Bed Cabinet Verticals and Cabinet Sides or remove and cut the room molding to fit.

    85 "

    Side View

    Product Stock #Full-size Deluxe Murphy BedHardware Kit, vertical ...........................................460251/4" Black Shelf Pins (16) ....................................227811/4" Black Shelf Pin Supports (16) .......................22872JIG IT Shelving Jig ...............................................329919/32" Self-centering Bit .........................................34368Satin Nickel Handles ............................................26114Satin Nickel Pulls..................................................2531812" Centerline Lifetime 757 Slides (black) ...........44664Veneer Edge Banding (cherry) .............................44027Drawer Lock Router Bit ........................................22637Rule Joint Router Bit Set ......................................26318

    Items used in building the cabinets and products that can make construction easier.

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    Bill of Materials - Deluxe Murphy Bed

    Pieces Qty. T x W x L1. Inner Frame Strut Piece (10) 3/4" x 112" x 5412"

    2. Inner Frame Side (2) 3/4" x 112" x 75"

    3. Side Rail (must be plywood) (2) 3/4" x 578" x 7612"

    4. Foot rail (1) 3/4" x 3" x 56"

    5. Head Rail (1) 3/4" x 778" x 56"

    6. Bed Face Panel (2) 3/4" x 29" x 7634"

    7. Bed Headboard (1) 3/4" x 1578" x 5838"

    8. Bed Cabinet Vertical (2) 3/4" x 1578" x 8518"

    9. Header Board (1) 3/4" x 1438" x 5838"

    10. Front Header Rail (1) 3/4" x 534" x 5838"

    11. Rear Header Rail (1) 3/4" x 534" x 5838"

    12. Header Mounting Cleat (2) 3/4" x 412" x 1438"

    13. Leg Support Rail (1) 3/4" x 3/4" x 5414"

    14. Mattress Support (plywood) (2) 1/4" x 28" x 75"

    15. Faux Headboard End Stile (2) 1/4" x 212" x 1578"

    16. Faux Headboard Center Stile* (1) 1/4" x 212" x 11"

    17. Faux Headboard Rail (2) 1/4" x 212" x 5338"

    18. Faux Drawer Front (4) 1/4" x 6316" x 281516"

    19. Faux Face Panel Stile (16) 1/4" x 212" x 32"

    20. Faux Face Panel Rail* (16) 1/4" x 212" x 938"

    21. Bed Top Side Molding* (2) 3/4" x 514" x 1634"

    22. Bed Top Front Molding* (1) 3/4" x 514" x 6112"

    23. Bed Side Crown* (2) 3/4" x 112" x 1712"

    24. Bed Front Crown* (1) 3/4" x 112" x 63116"

    25. Bed Toe Kick Molding (1) 3/4" x 134" x 5838"

    26. Vertical Ball Stud Plate (2)

    27. Bed Ball Stud Plate (2)

    28. Male Metal Pivot (2)

    29. Female Metal Pivot (2)

    30. Bed Stop (2)

    31. Metal Pivoting Leg (2)

    32. Gas Spring (not shown) (2)

    33. Black Screws (18) #10 x 3/4"

    34. T-Nuts (16)

    35. Machine Screws (16)

    36. Plastic Spacer (2)

    37. "E" Clip (2)

    38. Silver Screws (12) #12 x 3/4"

    39. Leg Support Rail Screws (2) 1/4" x 212"

    40. 3/4" Finish Nails or Brads (1 box)

    41. 114" Finish Nails (1 box)

    42. 112" Finish Nails (1 box)

    43. 2" Finish Nails (1 box)

    44. 114" Coarse Thread Screws (1 box) #8 x 114"

    45. 158" Coarse Thread Screws (1 box) #8 x 158"

    46. 2" Coarse Thread Screws (1 box) #8 x 2"

    47. Retaining Strap (not shown) (2)

    48. Veneer Edge Banding (2) 13/16" x 50'

    Pieces Qty. T x W x L

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    * Lengths are approximate. Rough cut pieces slightly longer and trim or miter to fit on final assembly.

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    1/4" Solid cherry

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    3/4" Cherry veneer plywood3/4" Cherry veneer plywood

    3/4" Cherry veneer plywood3/4" Cherry veneer plywood

    1/4" Cherry veneer plywood 1/4" Cherry veneer plywood

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    Board LayoutThe cut list and diagrams on these pages are for both the Murphy bed cabinet and the side cabinets. They include items listed in both materials lists.

    We used cherry hardwood and cherry veneer plywood, but you can substitute the species of your choice.

    3/4" Cherry veneer plywood

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    1/2" Baltic birch plywood

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    3/4" Cherry veneer plywood

    3/4" Cherry veneer plywood

    Cut List - Deluxe Murphy Bed Pieces Qty. T x W x L

    1 x 2 x 10 Solid Poplar (5) 3/4" x 112" x 120"

    1 x 2 x 8 Solid Poplar (2) 3/4" x 112" x 96"

    1 x 6 x 4 Solid Poplar (1) 3/4" x 512" x 48"

    1 x 4 x 6 Solid Cherry (1) 3/4" x 312" x 72"

    1 x 6 x 8 Solid Cherry (3) 3/4" x 512" x 96"

    1 x 8 x 8 Solid Cherry (2) 3/4" x 714" x 96"

    1/4" x 3 x 8 Solid Cherry (9) 1/4" x 212" x 96"

    1/4" x 8 x 8 Solid Cherry (2) 1/4" x 714" x 96"

    3/4" plywood (Cherry veneer) (5) 3/4" x 48" x 96"

    1/4" plywood (Cherry veneer) (2) 1/4" x 48" x 96"

    1/2" plywood (Baltic birch) (2) 1/2" x 48" x 48"

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    Congratulations on the purchase of your Deluxe Murphy Bed hardware! There are a few important things to keep in mind as you prepare to build your new Murphy bed.

    This plan is for a full-size bed with vertical Murphy Bed hardware. The mattress can be no larger than 54" x 75" x 12" and 50-65 pounds.

    Be sure you have sufficient space where you plan to install your Murphy bed unit. A full-size bed will extend about 7' into the room when open, and the width of the bed cabinet plus the side cabinets will be about 8' 8".

    The Murphy bed unit must sit flush against the wall. If the room has base molding, you will need to make relief cuts on the back edges of the Bed Cabinet Verticals and Cabinet Sides or remove and cut the room molding to fit.

    Cutallpiecestosizebeforebeginningassembly. Note that lengths cited for pieces marked with an asterisk (*) are approximate; you should cut them slightly longer and then trim or miter them to fit on final assembly.

    Read these instructions completely and watch the video included with your Murphy bed hardware before beginning assembly. Note that, because of

    the addition of the side cabinets, the steps in these instructions might be in a different order from those depicted in the video. We recommend following the order outlined here. Follow all steps carefully.

    Build the Inner Bed Frame1. Arrange two Inner Bed Frame Strut Pieces (1) into an L shape to make the Frame Struts. Make sure the ends are flush, then drill 1/8" pilot holes about 8" apart and join the pieces with 158" Coarse Thread Screws (45). Repeat to make four other Frame Struts.

    2. Position the Frame Struts between the Inner Frame Sides (2) 1834" apart. Fig. 1. Drill pilot holes through the Inner Frame Sides (2) into each end of the Frame Struts and attach with 2" Coarse Thread Screws (46).

    Install the Pivoting Leg Hardware1. Mark the radius on the top front edges of both Side Rails (3) and the locations of the 5/8" and 1/4" holes on the Side Rails (3) inside faces. Shop Drawing.

    2. Cut the rounded corners with a jigsaw and sand smooth. Apply Veneer Edge Banding (48) along the top edges and radiused ends. Trim excess.

    Fig. 1 - Inner Bed Frame

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    3. Drill the 5/8" diameter holes 1/2" deep on the inside faces of the Side Rails (3). Fig. 2.

    4. Position the correct Metal Pivoting Leg (31) for each Side Rail (3) in place, inserting the pivot in the hole you just drilled. Make sure the pivot plate is square to the edges of the Side Rail (3), then mark the locations of the bottom two screw holes.

    5. Remove