Bed Bolts

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Blog entry by Ivan posted 03-05-2012 06:43 PM 3208 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was finally able to get back to this (after tearing up the entry floor, dry-walling the kitchen archway, tearing up the soon to be Nursery floor and laying new subfloor, etc…). I used a drill bit ‘guide’ from McMaster to drill 7/64” holes (thinking the bolt would be 1/4”, well they turned out the be 3/8 and I needed to get a larger drill bit for the ‘nut’ to insert into the rails from underneath (9/16”).

I got the curves on the back pieces cleaned up and am planning on cutting the spindles this week, in between installing a floor and making new stair treads…

-- "Do it right the first time, you'll just kick yourself later..."

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