Save Big Money By DIYing A Bunkie Board. Here’s How
To make your own simple DIY bunkie board, you’ll need some plywood or MDF (cut to bed frame dimensions), high-density foam or batting (optional), fabric, a staple gun, and screws. For the cloth, you may use upholstery fabric, canvas, twill, or some other sturdy material. Measure the bed frame and cut the plywood or MDF accordingly. Wrap the board with fabric, securing it with a staple gun, then attach the bunkie board to the bed frame using screws. You can also add a layer of high-density foam or batting to enhance comfort, if you want. This DIY bunkie board is simple and straightforward to make, providing a solid and continuous surface suitable for those who prefer a simple and clean design.
If you’re looking for some inspiration, @slinkywhat demonstrates how she made her own basic bunkie board on TikTok after realizing she wanted more support for her new mattress. You can also watch @home_parvik make his own bunkie board in just a few steps on TikTok.
To ensure your DIY bunkie board fits your bed frame exactly, make precise measurements. Use the appropriate safety gear, such as gloves and protective goggles, when cutting materials. With these in mind, you can create a sturdy and reliable DIY bunkie board that suits both your bed frame and personal style.