How do I put together a bed frame without instructions?
PreparationView online videos about assembling various frames (See References.) to gain a picture of the process even if these frames are not exactly like the one you will assemble. Organize tools, such as a screwdriver, pliers and a rubber mallet. Decide where to situate the bed.Frame MaterialsSet out all the parts of the frame: the two long bed rails, headboard, footboard or end rail and any middle cross bars. Set aside any castors to attach to the legs of the head and end boards. If there is no end board, the end feet are part of a simpler cross rail.AssemblyLay the side rails parallel to each other. If it is a wood frame, the rails may contain brackets that slide into grooves in the head and end boards. Gently hammer them in place with the rubber mallet. Lay any wooden cross rails, evenly spaced, across the side rails. If the frame is metal, attach the side rails to the head and end boards with bolts or screws, using pliers or the screwdriver. If there is no end board, connect the