Build Your Own Truck Bed Slide Out for your child who loves trucks will help him roll in dreamland night after night. The bed can be a dumper, pickup, semi or any other kind of truck the child likes. The easiest way to make a truck bed is to use a regular double or full size bed with a truck-shaped bedspread. If you want the entire bed to resemble a truck, which will take additional time, creativity and woodworking skills. No matter what is your child will end up with a one-of-a-kind bed. Buy a piece of plywood that is at least 40 inches wide to make a twin bedside or 55 inches wide for a full size bedside.
Plywood should be larger than the bedspread you intend to create. Draw the shape of Build Your Own Truck Bed Slide Out on the wood by hand or by tracking an enlarged image of wood. Pin decal comrades between image and plywood, and then track an image with a marker to get your disposition. This may be a barbecue of the truck, a profile view or any other part. Put plywood on top of two buckets safely. Put on goggles, breathing mask and feed your earplugs. Cut out your truck shape with that jigsaw puzzle. Use a blade that is optimal for cutting plywood. Slip the edges until they are level to avoid splitting. Wipe the dust with a clean dry cloth. Primer, then paint your truck specifications. Use the child’s favorite color or colors on the truck. Allow the paint to dry.
Tips and warnings
The gable more interesting by attaching lights where the headlights would be or make a registration plate with the child’s name on it. If you want to create a whole Build Your Own Truck Bed Slide Out, connect four pieces of decorated plywood around the bed creating a rectangular frame. Make the bedside floor length and cut out “tires” on the sides. The seat should be at least five inches above the truck’s “frame” to avoid damage. If you place the bed in the middle of the room or in the middle of a wall, a matching toy box or shelf may be a “hood” on the truck. Never leave power unattended tools or allow children to use them. Great color properly.
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