How to make underbed storage

Having storage under your bed is a smart way to make the most of your space. Whether it’s for a kid’s or parents bedroom, this D.I.Y. underbed storage design is perfect for keeping things stored out of sight.

What you'll need

Tools

Materials

base

Step 1: Base

Start by screwing in the two sides into your MDF base. Allow for roughly 4 screws per side, starting in the corner and spacing each screw 12cm apart. Then screw in your front and back pieces to the base.
sides

Step 2: Sides

Next you can hammer each of the sides together to secure them in place. Start by nailing in the top corner and reinforce with a second nail just below it.
wheels

Step 3: Wheels

Position your wheels in each corner of your base. Then screw them in place.
handles

Step 4: Handles

Position your handle on one of the long sides of your box. This will depend on the style of handle you choose. Mark it then and pre-drill the holes for your screws. Leave the handle off while you paint.
paint

Step 5: Paint

You should be able to paint this size storage box using a sample pot of paint. Make sure you apply two coats of paint for a better finish. Once your paint is dry you can attach the handle.

Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions which came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings team member.

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