How To Build a Hanging Daybed

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With summer just days away (officially, anyway), all I can think about are long, warm, relaxing naps on my imaginary sleeping porch. If you're lucky enough to have a porch, why not try your hand at building your own hanging daybed?

Over on The Apron, the home improvement blog from Home Depot, it takes about 8 hours and $350 to construct a twin-size hanging bed. If you've got an open rafter ceiling and some decent woodworking skills, this would be the ultimate weekend project!

Click here for the full tutorial, or download a printable PDF with instructions.

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Linda runs the award-winning blog Garden Betty, which chronicles her adventures in the dirt and on the road. She lives on a modern homestead by the sea where she raises backyard chickens, makes farm-to-fork meals, and surfs secret spots with her husband.