How to assemble an iron bed frame?


The Original Bed Company has been designing and making iron/metal beds for over 20 years and over the years we’ve refined the way our beds have been constructed so that they’re easy and convenient for our customers to assemble. Yet our bed frames are known for their strength, durability and sturdiness. In the video below we show just how easy it is to assemble one of our metal bed frames.

Step by step assembly instructions for our iron beds

Parts Checklist

Iron bed assembly instructions parts checklist

A common thing people miss while assembling our iron beds is that most of the bolts are pre fitted. Please check on the actual parts for the bolts. You sould only have 3 bolts (2 in a single bed) which are loose.

Step 1 & 2

Iron bed assembly instructions step 1 and 2

Step 3 & 4

Iron bed assembly instructions step 3 and 4

Step 5 & 6

Iron bed assembly instructions step 5 and 6

For most of our iron beds this is the last step! You’re done. Congrats! If you have a bed with brass rails or other finials then you will have to complete the next step.

Step 7

Finally put your mattress on! Be careful not to slide the mattress on but lift and gently place your mattress on the bed.

Iron bed assembly instructions step 7

Knobs and finials assembly for our iron beds

If your bed only has knobs to attach then follow the instructions below.

Iron bed assembly instructions knobs only

If you bed has both knobs and finials then follow the instructions below.

Iron bed assembly instructions knobs and finials

Underbed storage

Iron bed assembly instructions underbed drawers 1

Iron bed assembly instructions underbed drawers 2

Complete assembly instructions download

We also have our assembly instructions available as a PDF.

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