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ghamr 05-01-2015 02:01 PM

Bed modification
 
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Storage under our front bed is very difficult to access, so I did this:
Put in a piano hinge where the underlaying plywood is cut & added 2 lifters (medium). Easier access & when raised, allows airflow to reduce moister build-up.

BearScream 05-02-2015 01:05 PM

Hi. Your project interested me as I have a plan to modify the FB in my Safari 20 to make a kind of gaucho: convertible bed to sofa. The piano hinge is clear, but would like more info on the 2 lifters: where did you get them? do they hold the top open, or just assist?

ghamr 05-03-2015 09:02 AM

lifters
 
I got them at Camping World and they do hold the mattress up. I have to lean on it with my elbows to get it down (be careful not to let it slam). Let me know how it works out.

Adanac 07-08-2015 05:59 PM

Great job, been thinking of doing this.

Frank&Mike 07-08-2015 09:55 PM

I found you! This is the next project I want to do. Thanks for sharing.


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