Bookcase Bed Frame
The bookcase bed frame is one of the most popular furniture items in your home. It provides a comfortable place for sleeping or reading. You may have seen it at some point when you were looking around your house.
However, there are many different types of bookshelves and they all look very different from each other. Some bookshelf beds are made out of hardwood while others are made out of plywood or even plastic!
A bookcase bed is usually made with two pieces of wood glued together. These pieces are called the headboard and the footboard. They provide support for your body so that you don’t fall off your bed when you sleep on it.
If you want to read something, then you need to put it on top of the shelf where it will not get damaged by scratches and bumps.
When you buy a bookcase bed, you need to decide which type of headboard and footboard you prefer. There are several factors that go into choosing the right kind of headboard and footboard:
How much space do I have? How big am I willing to make my room? What style would I like it to be? Do I want a flat surface or sloped surfaces? Is it going to be used for storage or entertainment purposes?
If you are worried about having enough space, don’t be. Many people think that in order to have a bookcase bed frame large enough for them to sleep on then they need a very large room, but this is not always true. All you need is a little creativity and you can make your own floor space go much further. For example, if you put two twin beds against the wall then you can fit a bookshelf in between them. This is a great way of fitting much more furniture into a small room.
The other factor that you need to think about is whether or not you want your bookcase bed to be against a wall. This is actually quite important because it will affect the design of your room. If your bookcase bed is against a wall then you do not need to have headboard and footboard that are as wide.
This will allow you to use the extra space for something else.
One of the best things about having a bookcase bed is the fact that you can fit lots of books into the room. If you are someone who loves to read then a bookcase bed would be a great place to store your collection. This means that you do not need to put bookcases all over your room which would take up extra space.
If you are worried that a bookcase bed might not be very sturdy then this is not something that you need to concern yourself with. A good bookcase bed should be able to support the weight of an average adult without any problems at all. In fact, many would argue that a solid wood bookcase bed is much sturdier than some of the cheap metal beds that are sold on the market.
Depending on how old your children are, you may or may not want to get a bookcase bed with open shelves. While this is great for storage, it can also be dangerous for younger children. All it takes is one unfortunate stumble and a child can fall right through the open shelves and get hurt.
You will need to judge for yourself whether or not you feel that your children are responsible enough to be able to climb up the shelves without falling.
Sources & references used in this article:
“And a Bed is yon Seeming Bookcase”: An Interpretation of Deception Beds in Victorian Homes by E Alexander – Journal of American Culture, 1985 – Wiley Online Library
Dick Swiveller’s bed by JJ Brattin – Dickens Quarterly, 2009 – go.gale.com
BrandSimple: How the best brands keep it simple and succeed by 沐乐 – 小学英语一点通, 2010
Rotatably adjustable circular bed by AP Adamson – 2007 – books.google.com
Press Bedsteads by JWW Goodey, SWW Goodey – US Patent 2,849,729, 1958 – Google Patents
Emptying beds: The work of an emergency psychiatric unit by C Edwards – Furniture History, 1990 – JSTOR