Pre-Cut (DIY) Contempo Murphy Bed
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Contempo Murphy Bed
This is what you'll make with this kit.
All boards are cut, edged, sanded and prepped. Ready for you to assemble and finish out.
DIY Standard Kit
This is the mechanism that comes with the kit.
Finished Contempo with Crown/Base
This is what it would look like if you added the optional pre-cut/mitered crown and Standard Base. $1049 (DIY kit including crown and base) + Shipping
Have some wooodworking skills and want to save some money? With this kit we take the CAB Murphy Bed Mechanism and give you a HUGE head start. We will cut all the pieces out for you, band the edges that need to be edged, bore most of the holes (especially those critical holes for the mechanism), and then final sand the pieces.
Basic to Intermediate skill level is required. This will make one similar to our Contempo murphy bed. See our Contempo page for more finished examples.
One of the major benefits we have above our competitor is we do the edge banding for you. Our competitor has you do this with an iron. We apply the edge tape for you on a dedicated machine the ensure quality.
NOTE: THIS IS OUR OLD DIY PAGE. ORDERS PLACED THROUGH THIS WEBPAGE WILL NOT BE PROCESSED. VISIT OUR CURRENT DIY PAGE IF YOU WISH TO PLACE AN ORDER.
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Commercial Grade Mechanism tested to 10,000 cycles (that's 25 years of everyday use)
10 Year Warranty
No Particle Board.
Double locking latches activated by opening the wood molding.
Since we are totally custom, next step is to confirm the price.
Take note of the style and features you may want.
Colors: Shown here on oak. Other woods may have a differnt shade and grain to them. Ask for a sample if needed.
Custom Colors Availiable. We can match a drawer, shelf or anything else. Contact us for more details.
Murphy Bed Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently asked questions are listed questions and answers.
Can you do custom sizes?
Yes we can. Supply us with your measurements and we will design one to fit your space. We even will work with your contractor if you want more of a built in look.
I've seen some that use particle board with a fake wood grain over it. Do you use that?
No, we don't even offer that as an option. That is melamine and is very heavy. In fact we don't use anything with particle board.
What if I want more of a built in look?
There are things we can do to make that happen. First we build the bookcases with a scribe molding. Without going into too much detail it helps the piece fit in the corner better. We then supply some trim pieces to help finish it out. Other things that we do will be to leave the crown and base molding long and let you cut it down. There are ways we can accomplish this with the level of comfort you have in woodworking. Contact us for more details. If you need some examples let me know.
I see oak and maple a lot on your site. Do you offer any other type of wood?
Yes, everything is totally custom and we can use whatever wood that is available. We've used Mahogany, Walnut, Cherry, Tamo Ash, Lacewood, Figured Maple.
What if I don't know how to choose a color?
We have a color page that has the common colors from Minwax on them. This may give you a starting point. We can always mail out a real sample (colors can vary from monitor to monitor). Also we can match your existing furniture. If you have a shelf, drawer or anything you can send to use, we will match it.
These units do break down to very manageable units, but are still too large for UPS. We do ship on large freight lines to your house. You will be responsible for getting it in the house. We will ship to anywhere in the Continental United States to your front door. Request a quote for more information and exact shipping charges.
Shipping outside the US call for quotes.
We ship using a "Home Delivery" option with the freight lines. They will schedule the drop of time and date with you once you receive it. Because of the weight you'll need help getting your furniture off the truck and into your house. Note: drivers are not required to help you in the house. If you need lift gate service, let us know that can be arranged. The additional charge is around $95.
When you receive your items, check all boxes for damage and MAKE SURE TO NOTE ON FREIGHT BILL if there is any. We will help you with filing damage claims. More information see our Shipping page.
Information required when ordering:
Bed size (twin, full, queen, or special size)
Fold out direction (Horizontal or Vertical)
Style and features
Stain color (this may be determined at a later time. Staining is one of the last steps before shipping). We use Minwax products. Check out their colors at http://www.minwax.com/products/woodstain/woodfinish-color.cfm
Type of wall Murphy bed is going against (wood studs, metal studs, block, brick, or plaster)
You may want to send a quote first Send a Quote
After a quote is returned back to you you may reply to the email and we will contact you to finalize the order.
We take all major credit cards and money orders. Since these beds are custom built our payment options are as follows:
20% down for scheduling.
Balance due upon shipping, delivery, or pick-up.
If paying with credit card, we only require 20% down to schedule your furniture.