Anatomy of a

Construction details that work with almost any design

MATTRESS SUPPORT Although conventional wisdom says a box spring prolongs the life of a mattress and adds support, most manufacturers concede that a well-designed slatted support is an acceptable substitute.

MATTRESS SUPPORT Although conventional wisdom says a box spring prolongs the life of a mattress and adds support, most manufacturers concede that a well-designed slatted support is an acceptable substitute.

King-size beds require a center rail supported by an angle iron at each end and a leg in the center.

FOOTBOARD

A foot rail (shown here) is one option, while a true footboard is a smaller version of the headboard (see the Arts and Crafts and sleigh beds below).

King-size beds require a center rail supported by an angle iron at each end and a leg in the center.

FOOTBOARD

A foot rail (shown here) is one option, while a true footboard is a smaller version of the headboard (see the Arts and Crafts and sleigh beds below).

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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