Closet Organizer

Similar to the loft, I built a closet organizer thing.

This closet consists of about $95 in parts and lumber at Home Depot. Like the loft, this was built from scratch and 100% of the cutting was done in the store. They do a good job there.

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Loft Bed

I built a loft bed from scratch. Thanks, Home Depot.

It had to hold a queen size mattress, and not fall apart. From that criteria, I was able to piece something together in my head that actually went together in real life. I had no way to cut the materials effectively at home, so I had to get it all done by the friendly staff at Home Depot.

I only made one mistake, which was corrected by cutting notches out of the beams on the ends of the bed so that they would fit properly into the metal hangers. I was amazed at how it came out, but I think the secret was not allowing myself to do any of the cutting.

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