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Old 02-24-2011, 09:44 PM   #15
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Awesome info! Thanks!
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Old 02-24-2011, 10:58 PM   #16
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Here was our cheap and quick option, we got a free Ikea queen metal frame futon that we used across the front and then bought a Ikea matching twin futon that we used on the road side wall. Done! When used for sitting the twin is used as a long bench allowing the queen to be used as a couch, forming an L shaped sofa. When sleeping the twin is folded up to a chair allowing the queen to fold out to a queen bed. If needed we fold out the queen to a bed then fold out and turn the twin to use as a twin bed, this setup along with the hallway twins allows sleeping for five! Cheap, light, versatile and easy! Works great for us!

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Old 02-24-2011, 11:51 PM   #17
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Do yourself a favor and find a upholstery store for the foam. The stuff at Joanns is really low quality and VERY expensive for the same quality elsewhere. ( I think no one buys it without the 50% off coupon) The heavy density foam I bought at Joanns broke down in less than a year on a couch in my house. The stuff from the upholstery store is going strong at four years old.

I've also had three Aero beds they really aren't that sturdy, you'll have to protect it somehow from getting pinched by the webbing or rubbed on by the fasteners.

Nice modern solution and I like your creative thinking! Keep us posted
Ditto on Both points.

Jo-Ann (or any other fabric store) sells crappy foam.

Make a cotton canvas "bag" for the aerobed to fit into. It'll save a lot of wear and tear. Also look at Coleman inflatable beds - I can't see the difference except in PRICE. You're paying for a lot of infomercials with the Aerobed.

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Old 02-25-2011, 05:18 AM   #18
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Something you might consider is stopping to look at the various ways that folding cots are constructed. Taking closer looks at display cots in stores and trying them out for comfort will give you more good ideas and may save you from redoing things later. Also look at the way pattio furniture is constructed. I'm a big fan of not "reinventing the wheel" when it comes to my projects.
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Old 02-25-2011, 09:43 AM   #19
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What design program are you using for those pics?
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Old 02-25-2011, 12:38 PM   #20
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http://sketchup.google.com/

In addition to the manual/ how to guide that comes with it, just search YouTube and you will find a zillion tutorials.
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