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3-in-1 Bed for All Ages
149 WOOD Points
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Like a best friend, this bed grows up with your child. Starting as a crib for a newborn, this 'sleep System" easily changes into a bed for a toddler, and then into a full bed, serving a child well past adolescence. Simple decorative connector bolts and concealed cross dowels make these quick changes possible. Build all the parts now and be years ahead, or choose any one of the three beds to meet current needs.

Overall Dimensions:
Crib: 57" wide x 32" deep x 44" high
Toddler Bed: 57" wide x 32" deep x 43" high
Full Bed: 57" wide x 83" deep x 43" high

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Overall Customer Rating of 7 Reviews:
Flower Mound TX

3 in 1 crib great idea

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This is the third of these cribs I have built. One of ash one of mahogany and one of oak. The plans are clear and accurate. I have found no mistakes as yet. You need to read the directions instead of doing what I have done for the three times... just look at the drawings. The directions point out the order of construction that is helpful. They are beautiful when done. The assembly of the front/back to the sides is a bit tricky and somewhat frustrating so take your time. We have assembled it as a crib, toddler bed and double bed and all work well.

garland, tx

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Very detailed. A little overwhelming to start with but so detailed, which is good, it took me a bit to get going. Not finished yet but making progress. I'm building it out of some walnut I've had for a long time for my first grandson:)

Solid Plans...Slight Modifications

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The crib plans are very good and my family was very happy with the results. Study the diagrams very closely, there are subtle details that I missed until conducting a close examination. The drill bits specified are not a standard size, especially since you need a longer bit as well. I think the ones I used were 1/32 larger, but worked just as well. Boring the holes is probably the most nerve wracking; take your time and ensure they are straight. All of the holes lined up perfectly except one, which required some refinement with a round file. The other modification I did was to use biscuits to provide extra strength on the footboard and headboard cap.

Good idea

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I purchased to get an overall general idea of dimension's. The concept of converting to a toddler bed and then to an adolescent bed when the time comes were good concepts. I did not utilize the construction or materials; but rather opted for wood and simplicity. I have not finished, so no picture of my ginished product. Maybe in another 3 days or so.

Maine

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  • great looking easy plans to follow
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  • cross dowel system
Great easy to follow plans. I made mine with red oak came out beautiful like others I found the cross dowels to be a big headache so I replaced mine with threaded inserts and found it easy to assemble and take down. It is now being used by my second grandchild. The changing table dresser is an other good project to go along with the bed