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I need something to support my bed, but I don't want to buy bed slats for $50.

I need something to support my bed, but I don't want to buy bed slats for $50. I have an unsupported bedframe and no box springs. The bed slats that match my bed are anywhere from $50-80, which I would rather not spend. What kind of material should I use and does it have to all be one big piece? My car is little and I'm not sure how I would get it home.

 

Thanks,

Nicki

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Posted 2014-01-29T02:18:56+0000  by nyoung27 nyoung27
 

Hello nyoung27 and welcome to the Community.

 

Slats for bed are usually made from a 1x4 #2 pine or 1x6 #2 pine or a sheet of plywood

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  I can’t give an exact recommendation on the thickness of plywood without knowing more particulars about how your frame is designed but probably 5/8” or ¾” will do.  A Home Depot Associate will cut to the size you need, whichever you choose. 

 

Make sure you measure length and width needed to fit frame.  If possible bring a picture of the bed frame with you to the store and they can help you decide the best choose.

 

If you have more questions please send me a note or picture.

 

Charlotte

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Posted 2014-01-30T19:07:36+0000  by Char_HD_CHI
 
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