The simplest of the fire truck loft bed to build type is one that is based on a bed of normal child. By purchasing a wooden bed for young children with connected rails, you can easily make necessary to make it the fire truck bed of dreams of your child changes. Factors to consider when building any child bed include choosing robust materials, insurance VOC paints and ornaments. Make sure that the materials used are age appropriate to the child who falls asleep in bed.
Purchase and assemble a toddler bed white, simple wooden bed rails that are built in. If you are unable to find white paint only the bed rails. Are the stairs of his fire truck? Measure the length of the bed headboard and foot board height from the floor to the bottom of the side rails.
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Use your measurements to cut two rectangles of half inch plywood. Draw or transfer design in plywood pieces. You want these resemble the sides of a fire truck loft bed. Ideas to draw items may include an engine number, several dials and a hose. Paint the design with paint containing lead and volatile organic compounds (VOC)
Fit the wood pieces to the sides of the fire truck loft bed with a screwdriver and screws long enough to fasten firmly. Measure on both sides and mark the points where the wheels are. Drill holes and put the wheel bolts and wing nuts.
Measure the height and width of the board feet, and add one foot to the height. Use its measures to cut another half inch rectangle wood and design and paint to resemble the front of the chariot of fire. It includes headlights, grille, company name engine and a windshield that may or may not be cut.
Fit plywood for the main board inside the bed. Fit the edge trim for all exposed edges. Place corner protectors on the top corners of the front. Add the mattress, stuffed Dalmatian to achieve the feeling of complete fire truck, themed bedding and pillows.