I built the Rockler bed a few years ago, and found that the plans were
accurate, and the bed still works great. I only followed the plans until I got
to the part that shows, then made it match the wainscoting in the rest of the
We live in a NYC 1 bedroom apartment, so space is at a premium. I have
built 3 Murphy beds using the kits from Create a Bed. I cannot say
enough good things about the kits, the instructions or the customer
The hydraulic pistons are a little bit temperamental if they are not
scrupulously taken care of....which is to say that my daughters made
the mistake of leaving books and large stuffies in their beds. This
caused the pistons to malfunction.
Follow the instructions carefully and you'll get a great bed. Dale was
easy to work with, and if the price of the kit seems like a major
outlay, realize you'll be getting prime quality.
Russ [ firstname.lastname@example.org]
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