DIY Futon Frame and Mattress Set
Futon frame and mattress set – The traditional Japanese futon has gained great popularity as a functional sofa bed furniture piece. It is common to find a futon in the living room, family room, office, dorms, studios and rooms. Make your own do it yourself futon frame and buy a futon mattress to discover the benefits of this Asian furniture.
Connect the backrest of the seat portion of the futon with the hardware available, usually a clevis pin and a cotter pin on both sides, according to Futon Life. This type of pin allows the device to fold down flat and raised up to a seat with seat and back section remains connected. This is also the point connecting the rollers on the sides of the seat and back, which makes it easy to move the futon in one of its two positions. Place the backrest and the seat unit on the futon frame and mattress set. Align and insert the rollers on the sides of the seat and back of the tracks on both sides of the futon.
Check the mechanics of your futon. Is that roll up to a seat easily, and back down to a bed position easily as well? While mounting a futon frame is quite simple, you need to make adjustments to the rolls or screws. You can buy a futon mattress in several colors or prints. Futon mattresses are available with natural cotton or wool filling or synthetic foam filling. Some futon mattresses also have internal springs that conventional mattresses. It’s a matter of what you prefer for your new do-it-yourself futon frame and mattress set.