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Building the Sofa & Bedframe | Adventures in a Camper
The sofa/bed was the first part of the furniture that we started on, mostly so that we could measure the bed out to be a UK double sized bed, then use the leftover space for the kitchen and bathroom areas, so it just made sense for it to be the first thing we built. Shane decided that he would rather build a custom frame himself from scratch. We had to make sure that it was high enough to sit on, but low enough that when the cushions were placed on top, it wouldn’t be too high. We actually ended up going and visiting a campervan sales place and measuring the cushions and bed area to try get similar dimensions. The biggest issue that we had, was that as the bed is at the back of the van, the wheel arch was in the way when trying to get it to be low enough, so the height was kind of determined by that. We wanted it as low as possible so that when the cushions are put on top, it’s the right height to sit on. We had to change the design around a few times, take the whole thing apart, cut …