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Things You Should Know About a Queen Size Bed Frame

Mrunmayi Deo
One would always want a nice and comfortable queen size bed frame in their guest or master bedrooms. These beds are not only grand in look, but are also very spacious, especially for those tall ones among us.
Bed frames are basically bed steads, as in, the supports for laying the mattress on the bed. They are generally made from wood or metal. The bed is the most important part of bedroom furniture, and basically consists of 3 parts; the frame, box spring, and the mattress.
Queen sized beds are basically made to accommodate 2 people at a time, and that too with ease.
What differentiates them from normal ones are is the addition of a central rail in the latter, which creates a box for the mattress so that it fits in perfectly. This of course, goes on to increase the cost, but the comfort compensates for it!


When we think of buying a bed, the thing that matters to us the most are the dimensions. The length, breadth, and width should be precise and of our comfort.
The frame is the foundation of the bed, so choosing it correctly is what matters. Say, if one wants a bed to accommodate his tall height, he might have to order one. A queen size bed make your job easy, since they are perfect as far dimensions are concerned and satisfies people.
The ideal dimensions are:
  • Length: 80- 83 inches
  • Width: 60- 66 inches
  • Foot board Height: 12 inches
  • Headboard Height: 30 inches
  • Mattress Length: 79 inches
  • Mattress Width: 59 inches

Metal Frame Bed

Wooden Frame Bed

As mentioned before, these beds are either made of wood or metal. The wooden one's look very authentic and natural, and give a traditional look.
But to modernize the look and make it look very stylish, you can opt for the metal frames as well. They look very awesome.
If you check for the varieties available in the designs, you will surely get confused! You will have a tough time selecting the best one which would go with your room décor. But either ways, comfort won't be compromised surely!
It's obvious, one would always prefer buying a queen sized frame from a nearby shop or say online. But if you want to experiment the same at home just for the sake of creativity, then read on to find out how to make one from wood. It's not that difficult, so you can give it a try.
┗ What you will be needing are wooden boards with the appropriate length and breadth, screwdriver, nails, sand, varnish, or paint.
┗ Make sure you get the wooden boards of the size of the mattress you are going to lay on it.
┗ Set the outside structure of the frame rectangular, by placing 4 wooden boards and screwing them with each other.
┗ Now, what you need to create is the base. Piling up wooden boards one above the other and nailing them at 5, 3.5, 3 feet above the bottom will create your frame. Add a plywood sheet as well for additional support by flipping the frame.
┗ Add legs made from square pieces of wood to the 4 corners by nailing them.
┗ Add another plywood sheet, after flipping again, so as to ensure that the boards are intact.
┗ You can sand the frame if you want to, since wood has been used.
┗ You can also paint or varnish.
┗ Lay the mattress and feel free to enjoy your handmade queen size bed!
If possible, try to make one at home. Surely, these facts will help you next time you go to buy one of them.