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Foldable cot from Walmart
The bed will actually be a couch, but will have the function to slide out into a bed that is around 1200mm wide.
Our bed is across the van and we have a loft bed for our daughter above it.
Fixed IKEA slatted Queen base on a 2x4 frame.
Rolled steel tubing bolted to angle iron that is bolted into the walls/studs. Luan 5/8 plywood with auto carpet as upholstery. Divider under bed as support and bed front cabinet face is a support.
I originally didn't have a TV in here, and entertainment center was designed to be a headboard. But after a few weeks of watching netflix on my phone I decided I was kidding myself.
Platform slat bed (made from 4’x8’ plywood sheet ripped into 6” slats)
Ply bed platform over storage. Top with hinges in the middle that would allow it to function as a futon. Two 100lb gas struts were attached on both sides to hold it up.
Custom Aluminum frame with wood slats. Built from 1" x 3" x 1/4" aluminum, held to the van with 2 x 2 x 1/2" aluminum angle and rivnuts
I bought a KingCamper ultralight cot off Amazon - the frame was built so this cot could rest upon it. The cot is 75" so I have plenty of space to lay flat
Passenger seat forward and then memory foam cut to size around remaining space. Sleep diagonally.
Bed area: 4.5' x 6.5'
Steel frame from Zinus
Rock and roll bed, unfolds lengthwise. Steel with upholstered seat cushioning.
Custom timber slats on steel frame with 18" of storage height underneath
Bench Seat, fits width across front cabin
Two slatted beds with storage underneath.
Blow up camping mattress or hammock, depending on weather and time of year
Custom cantilevered birch ply bench seats that fold up to maximise space, or down to form the bed with an extra fill-in panel.
Bed platform over storage.
Cloud9 8 Inch Memory Foam Mattress, Queen Size. Sleeps 6’3” Across
High platform bed over storage.
Fully-made up bed on an electric bed hoist by Happijac.
Bed platform over storage.
Custom-designed and built ply platform over two storage benches.
Bed platform with 6" mattress on pullout bed frame.
Folding. steel LiftCo. Rearmost passenger side, wall-mounted and lengthwise.
The couch I chose is from a fancy-pants Alfa See Ya motorhome that I found perusing CraigsList.
Convertible. I've updated the bed from a piece of plywood to a new, dual purpose and simple alternative: a folding table. It serves as a bed, a desk or an outdoor table. It's much better than the useless piece of plywood we had previously!
Mattress over custom storage framework.
After 15 months travelling the world by car with a soft-shell rooftop tent we’re upgrading to a hardshell tent. We weren't using the other one due to setup/packup time.
Multiple adjustable panels to create more bed space. 28" from mattress top to ceiling. Panels stack when full bed size not required.
Raised platform over storage area.
The bed and chair frames are built from MDF and pine, making it nice and light. They were both coated twice with light grey house paint.
Platform bed over storage drawers.
Queen size Zinus Mia platform bed, then custom plywood bases and cot mattresses for the children.
Convertible from the dining area.
Fixed Bedframe (ATV Loading Ramps)
Elevated full size bed platform
Customised pop up camper top. Bed can be half or full width.
Upgraded camping pad to actual foam mattress.
Segmented ply platform above storage. At the rear of the van. Oriented across the van.
Tivona has more than enough space with the back seats down to lay out the mattress for a more than comfortable sleeping space, or I can sleep in the hammock, or even set up a tent I also carry. Homemade cuben fiber tarp if sleeping outside.
Platform over small storage space
Platform with storage underneath.
Bed platform over slide-out kitchen drawers. Platform extends over folded down passenger seats also. Big enough for a trailside mattress, two people, and a small dog.
Elevated Queen bed or twin bed on the floor with bench-seat bed also and hammock attachments above (Room for 4 inside). Conventional tent space on flat solid rooftop.