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Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Deciding what to do with a spare room can be tricky. Not everyone is lucky enough to have the extra space and for those that are, narrowing down what the best line of action to take isn’t easy! Most people tend to keep their spare rooms as bedrooms for guests, but if you don’t have regular visitors and could really make use of having something like an office instead, things can get frustrating. But, there is a great solution!

It all started with a spare bedroom.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

And a plan.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

He started by building the initial frame.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Used simple brackets to adjust the height.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Added support beams as well.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Hoisted the frames and brackets and bolted them to the walls.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

And started planning the support beams.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room
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Beams installed and a simple bed frame on lockable castors in place.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

A couple little screws into the floor to keep it in place.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Not bad.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Added a foot board and started on the paneling.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

A view of the other side of the foot board.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Added some handles to the footboard, this is the part that will slide out

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Added some 20mm chipboard to support the laminate flooring

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Added the stairs.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Construction of stairs.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Laying the plastic foam layer down between the chipboard and flooring

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Installed laminate flooring.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Flooring and skirting done.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Another shot of the skirting.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Added trim to the edges and skirting to the bottom. Filled in the screw holes with wood filler.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Coat of wood primer.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

First coat of white enamel and it’s starting to take shape.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Second coat of enamel, looking good.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

And the final coat to take it home.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Desk and bookshelf in place.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Bed slides out fairly easy on the castors but it’s pretty heavy.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

Another angle of the completed bed sliding out.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

And it all looks beautiful.

Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room
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Man Builds Home Office Solution That Doubles As A Guest Room

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See what I mean? He took something so simple and made it useful and perfect for that space. He didn’t have to give up his office and his guests have a place to stay. What a creative guest bedroom!