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Old 06-07-2019, 04:22 PM   #15
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Oh OK Jim, now that makes sense. You oughta be fine with that. In rereading, you can see why I said what I did. I didn't know you had crossed the 2Xs. I assumed you had simply boxed it in. For sure that would beef up the platform. The way you did it would also make the mattress be just a tad higher too. The box frames that were built on the beds with box springs were shorter. The ones built without box springs had taller box frames that the platform sit on. Just FYI.

I also used the fabric material on the platform that I got from the craft store like Micheal's.

I used tack spray adhesive on it. My bride asked me if that stuff would work on my mouth!!!!
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In addition to the 1 3/4 inch thick platform I also added 2 inch risers to the base. I knew it was going to be a little low without the box springs. The mattress is a 10 inch one so it is just about right.
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There are quite a few mattresses available. You can have a reference and check mattress by size
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I have the King, so far so good, no complaints other than it is a complete pain in the a** to put the sheets on it! There is no room on the sides, in hide site I would have gone with a queen
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