Making Tatami Platform Bed
Tatami platform bed is simply a reinforced box that you can place a mattress or tatami mats. This Asian-style version includes a mattress tatami mats can be placed. It is traditionally low to the ground with plenty of back support.
Measure your length mattress. Adding a 2-foot lip around the size. If now cut lumber plywood actual measuring for your tatami platform bed. Use medium and fine sandpaper to smooth all wood. The stain all wood. Give at least coats and dry thoroughly between coats. Drill holes in the pine support slats and always drop wood glue into the holes to ensure a better band. Use screws to attach the 2-inch pine lengths width of plywood. Add four corner legs posts and turn the frame.
Mark the center of the platform to your mattress will sit. Mark around the mattress and Use 1-inch by 4-inch lengths for building a frame. Attach to the platform by screws. Drilling below the tatami platform bed, there is no visible screw holes. Push up if necessary and finish with two coats of acrylic finish. Dry thoroughly between coats. Insert the mattress. Cover with tatami mats and enjoy an elegant Asian-style bed with all the comfort and support the project provides.