Do you want to find best gift for your boys? This idea could be one of the best gift for every boy and could be one of your boy’s dream: have a pirate ship bed at his bedroom!
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Beside for gift, this could be a smart idea to persuade your children to move on their own bed (you can choose round beds design). The pirate ship bedframe could fulfill your children’s imagination to ship around the wide ocean. Your boy could invite his besties for sleepover party with pirate theme.
However, this kind of bed frame could be hard to find at furniture shops. So, you could spend your weekend to create this furniture just by yourself. Moreover, this way could save money for your saving. Here some materials you will need to create this gorgeous furniture for your children:
- Safe paint in many cheery colors
- 1 Plywood (5/8 inch)
- 2 plywood (1/8) inch
Step 1: Make Your blueprint
The very first thing to do on this project is to make the blueprint. However, not every parent has secret talent for draw the blueprint. You could just search on the internet about pirate ship bedframe’s blueprint. Of course you need to adjust the blueprint with your children bedroom’s dimension.
Step 2: Start Your Work
If your blueprint is ready, now you could start the “real work”. Find the exact woodcut for each part of the pirate ship bedframe. Perhaps you could find each part from your old furniture. Otherwise, you could get help from woodcutter and combine the parts together just by yourself.
Step 3: Cover the Prow part
The prow could be the hardest part of this project. It has curved shape, so you need curved wood to cover this part. You could use the plywood for this purpose. Just set the plywood all over the grain. With this way, the plywood could blend much easily.
Step 4: Cover the boat
Now, your project is almost done. The whole pirate ship bedframe is ready, so all that you need to do is cover its surface. Use the 1/4 –inch plywood to cover your pirate boat bed.
Step 5: Make Secret Room
Children love both adventure and secret! So, you could create many secret place at the pirate boat bed. For example, you could make secret drawer so that your children could save their secret treasure safely. More storage room could be made as well, for instance a secret drawer on the side of the pirate ship.
Step 6: Paint the wood
For children, colorful theme will be more suitable. You could paint the pirate ship bed in colorful color theme, such as green or blue. Pink could be good choice to for little girls. You could make some drawing effect such as waves, clouds, birds, ocean and many more.
Step 7: Place the mattress
The pirate ship bed is ready to sail around the ocean! Just put your children’s favorite mattress above it and your job is done.
20 Example of Finished Pirate Ship Bed
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