How to Build a Simple Platform Bed for About $20001:25
HGTV's Design on a Dime experts show how to build a sleek platform bed using about $200 in materials. First, cut birch plywood into strips to make a box frame. Next, attach additional strips of plywood every 16" for support. Screw two large pieces of plywood on top, and consider adding a piece of decorative fascia to any exposed areas for a more finished look.