Seven Steps to Assemble A Wood Frame Bed or Waterbed - in Detail
|Assembling a wood frame waterbed has been broken down into 7 steps. Our detailed instructions with pictures cover most styles of wood frame waterbeds. Start with Step 1, the frame assembly of your wood frame waterbed. Then work your way through the other six steps.|
|Step 1- Frame
The First step in the process is to assemble the frame. This is brecause the frame has tp be positioned properly to the walls. It will be tilted to the side as other items are assembled.
There are 3 types of frames
Sandbox Extended 4 Poster
Step 2 - Riser
There are two styles of Pedestal or Riser, the standard riser is just a box shaped support, a drawer riser is a piece of furniture with drawers and or cabinets in it.
Standard Riser Drawer Riser
|Step 3 - Install Decking
Deck or decking is made up of two or three boards that sit on top of the riser. The frame is attached to this decking providing support for the mattress.
|Step 4 - Attach Frame
In a previous step the frame had been tilted to the side, here we tilt it back so it fits on top of the deck and we attch it to the deck with hardware
|Step 5 - Install Heater
A heater is required in a wood frame waterbed particularly in winter. Heaters are installed directly on the deck.
|Step 6 - Install Liner and Mattress
After the heater is installed the waterbed safety liner is next.
Liner & Mattress
|Step 7 - Fill Mattress
Filling the mattress is done using warm water