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EASY TO ASSEMBLE - ETA
Complete Wall-Bed Cabinet and
Elite Aluminum Bed Frame System or
Supreme Steel Bed Frame System

Available in Single/Twin Double/Full Queen King

A patented Bed FrameSystem, Lift Mechanism,
Stiffener, and Folding Leg System.
Designed to International ISO 9002 standards to exceed both
residential and commercial specifications.

Established 1975
Trading as
Tilt-Away Beds of America®
Tilt-Away Beds of Canada®
Murphy Wall-Beds of Canada®
are registered Trademarks of
Murphy Wall-Beds Hardware Inc.

TOLL FREE 1-800-667-6336
PHONE: (604) 278-0851 • FAX: (604) 231-9644
E-mail: info@murphybeds.com
Websites: murphybeds.com • spacebeds.com • wallbedco.com • tiltawaybeds.com
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Thank you for purchasing our patented Hardware System and
Easy to Assemble - ETA complete Wall-Bed Cabinets from a
company in business since 1975.

BEFORE YOU START

• To avoid cluttering your work space, do not unpack all the cartons of your EASY-TO-ASSEMBLE (ETA)
SYSTEM at once. Follow the sequence detailed in the STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS.
• To get an idea of the scope of the project, read through this manual thoroughly, studying the illustrations as
you go.
• Once you begin the assembly and installation processes, follow the instructions carefully. Pay particular
attention to the items marked with italics.
• To assemble and install your new ETA SYSTEM, you will need the following hand tools:


1 1/4” or 6 mm Allen key ..................................................................................................... ■
1 10" adjustable Wrench ....................................................................................................... ■
1 1/2" Wrench ....................................................................................................................... ■
1 36" Level ............................................................................................................................ ■
1 Awl ..................................................................................................................................... ■
1 Hammer ............................................................................................................................. ■
1 Pencil ................................................................................................................................. ■
2 Screw Drivers (slot & Phillips) .......................................................................................... ■
1 Tape Measure (10' minimum) ............................................................................................ ■
1 Small tube of black (or clear) Silicone .............................................................................. ■
1 Roll of 2" Plastic Packing Tape ......................................................................................... ■
or
2 72" Bar Clamps.................................................................................................................. ■
1 3/16” Drill Bit .................................................................................................................... ■

IMPORTANT: If you have purchased an unfinished wood bed system, we recommend
you sanding to a minimum of 180 grit. then stain to your desired color. We recommend
a “Minwax” product.

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EASY-TO-ASSEMBLE (ETA) SYSTEM COMPONENTS

BED CABINET (4 cartons, labelled as following):
Model #BC - Bed Cabinet
Model #BC - ABF or SBF Bed Mechanism
Model #BC - ABF or SBF Bed Frame
Model #BC - Bed Panels
Optional Accessory (1 carton, labelled as following):
Model #BM - 3-Piece Crown Molding

SIDE CABINET (1 carton, labelled as following):
Model #SC - Side Cabinet
Optional Accessories (cartons labelled as following):
Model #SM - 2-Piece Crown Molding
Model #SD - Small Door (reversible L/R)‡
Model #WD - Wardrobe Door & Hanger (reversible L/R)
Model #PD - Pair of Drawers
Model #NT - Slide-Out Locking Night Table
Model #ES - Two Extra Adjustable Shelves (not shown in Figure 1)


May be installed in any location on Side Cabinet(s)

Figure1. The ETA SYSTEM showing Bed Cabinet, Two Side Cabinets & Accessories.
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STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS

1. Assemble Bed Cabinet Components

• Open carton labelled Model #BC - Bed Cabinet
• Attach one 1" x 1" x 1 3/4" 6-hole assemble bracket to each end of the Kick, see Figure
3. Place each remaining cabinet component on a hard, flat surface and, with a hammer,
tap Rafix fittings (Figure 2) into all locations as shown in Figure 3. Use the four almond
(or black) Rafix fittings (with the 1/8" holes) in the top of the Top Stretcher and secure
these fittings through the holes using #8 x 3/4" panhead screws. Use the eight white
fittings in the back of the Headboard and Bottom Stretcher.
• Screw Rafix bolts into all six 5 mm holes on each
Side Panel.
• Attach components by pushing each joint together
and hand tightening the Phillips screw in the
Rafix fitting until it locks (approximately one half
turn clock-wise). Arrange components so that the
fittings will not be visible upon completion. Begin
by placing a Side Panel on edge on the floor,
front edge down, and attach the Top Stretcher.
Move to other side and attach other Side Panel.
Stay in the middle and attach one side of
Headboard. Support the weight of the Headboard
until you have attached the other side. Attach
Bottom Stretcher in a similar manner. Avoid
bending partially assembled components as the Figure 2. Rafix fitting and bolt.
joints are not strong until the Unit is fully
assembled.
• If installing the Cabinet in a uncarpeted room, set the Kick 1-1/8" back from the front of
the Cabinet and flush with the bottom of the Side Panels. In a carpeted room, set the
Kick 1-1/8" back from the front of the Cabinet and, to prevent bowing, raise it so that it
sits slightly on top of the carpet. However under no circumstances raise the KICK more
than 1/4" or it will interfere with the operation of the bed.

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Figure 3.The parts of the Bed Cabinet.
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2. Install Springs in Lift Mechanisms
• Open cartons labelled Model #BC - ABF or SBF Bed Mechanism
Model #BC - ABF or SBF Bed Frame
• The number of springs the Lift Mechanisms requires varies with the different weights of
mattresses and construction materials. Select the appropriate number from the chart.

Bed Size Bed Panel Material
Wood Veneer/Plywood core Melamine/Particle board
Single/Twin 4 - 5 springs per side 5 - 6 springs per side
Double/Full 6 - 7 springs per side 7 - 8 springs per side
Queen 8-9 springs per side 8 - 9 springs per side
NOTE: After you have completed installing and checking the operation of your
Tilt-Away™ Bed, you may find it necessary to add or remove springs to
achieve the correct lift effort of between 5 and 10 pounds

As Figures 4 and 5 on the following pages show the Right Lift Mechanism, you should
start with that one.
• If you are installing an odd number of springs start at the centerline position shown in
Figure 4. Numbering down from the top, the centerline runs through spring hole #5. If
you are installing an even number of springs start at hole #4 or #6, leaving hole #5
vacant. Note that the hook ends of the springs have slightly different sized openings.
Hook the end of the spring that has the smallest opening under the upturned edge of the
Mounting Plate. Lay the spring down and slide it under the matching hole in the Tension
Arm. Be sure to install the springs so that the hook openings face you, see Figure 4.
You may find it easier to fit the hooks under the Tension Arm if you pry up the Arm
Bracket with a wooden wedge or similar device.
• Continue by working out from the centre, alternating top and bottom, until you have
installed the required number of springs. Be sure that holes of the Mounting Plate
correspond to the holes in the Tension Arm.
Ideally, you should install an equal number of springs on each side of the centerline.
However, an imbalance by one spring is all right, preferably with the extra spring on
the topside. The last spring installed should be #9, if required. See Figure 4.
• Repeat Steps 2 and 3 to install the springs in the Left Lift Mechanism.
Use the same number of springs and the same configuration on both Lift Mechanisms.

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Figure 4. Installing the Springs. Viewed is the Right Lift Mechanism.

3. Mount Lift Mechanisms3. Mount Lift Mechanisms
• Insert a 5/16" x 1 1/4" flathead slot machine screw through hole "C" (see Figure 3) from
the outside (countersunk) of the Right Side Panel and position the corresponding Right
Lift Mechanism hole, see Figure 5, over the screw. Loosely thread on a 5/16" plain hex
nut.

Figure 5. Back view of the Right Lift Mechanism.
• Insert a similar screw through each of holes "A", "B" and "D". At hole "B" use a 5/16"
x 7/8"(OD) flat washer and a 5/16" plain nut. At hole "D" thread only a nut on the screw.

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• At hole "A", use one of the hexagon cam washers (illustrated at the right)
and a 5/16" plain hex nut. Locate the cam washer in the slot of the Mounting
Plate so that the larger part of the cam is upward, as in the illustration.
If you are adding a crown moulding, turn the hexagon cam washer 180( so
that the larger part is downward. This will ensure the correct top clearance.
• Tighten the four nuts evenly, making sure the hexagon cam washer does not Hex Cam Washer

rotate.
• Repeat steps 1 through 4 to attach the Left Lift Mechanism to the Left Side Panel.

4. Secure Bed Cabinet
• Remove the strip of baseboard where you wish to locate your Tilt-Away™ Bed System
so that the back of the Bed Cabinet is flush against the wall. (Later you can trim and
replace the baseboard.) Place Cabinet against wall. If the floor is off-level or not square
with wall, shim the bottom edges of the Cabinet. Do a preliminary check for squareness
by measuring diagonally from corner to corner across the face of the Cabinet. It is more
important that the Bed Cabinet be square rather than exactly level or plumb.
• Use a step ladder to access the wall above the Bed Cabinet and locate three studs or
some other solid structural members to which you can fasten the three 2" x 2" L Brackets,
see Figure 6.

Figure 6. Securing the Cabinet.
ATTENTION! You must secure the Bed Cabinet to solid structural members and not
merely to the wall finish. If you are not attaching your bed to a wood stud wall, see your
local hardware store for metal stud screws or concrete 1 3/4" x 1/4" expansion bolts and
a concrete drill bit. In either case, be careful not to hit electrical wiring or plumbing
behind drywall.

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Drive two #8 x 2" flathead wood screws through each bracket and into each solid framing
member. Drive a single #8 x 3/4" flathead screw through the middle bracket and into the
Top Stretcher then recheck the Cabinet for square as in Step 1. Adjust as is necessary
and drive five more #8 x 3/4" flathead screws through the brackets and into the Top
Stretcher.
• Peel off the backing and attach the Warning Label and three 1/4" round Bumper Buttons,
see Figure 6.
5a. Option A - Elite Aliminum Bed Frame - ABF – To Assemble Bed Panel Unit
• Open carton labelled Model #BC - Bed Panels
The Bed Panel Unit consists of two Bed Panels, four Frames sections, a Stiffener, two
Panel Guards, two Leg Stops, four 4-hole Corner Brackets and six black Hole Plugs.
The Frames and Stiffener have double-sided tape on their lower faces. This tape uses a
super-glue contact adhesive and is therefore almost impossible to move once it has
touched another surface. If you ordered and unfinished bed system, sand and clean the
Bed Panels but, in order to achieve maximum adhesion, do not apply a finish until you
have attached the Frames and Stiffener.
Do not remove the paper backing until you are ready to attach the piece with which you
are working.
• Lay the Bed Panels face down on a blanket or carpet to protect their outer face. Place a
strip of wood, approximately the width of the panels, underneath the head and foot ends
to help keep the panel surfaces even. The Unit is designed so that there is a 1/16" space
between the Panels. Use the Panel Guards as spacers at both ends and lightly clamp or
tape the Panels together without obstructing the areas where the Frames attach, see
Figure 7a.
• With the paper backing still on the tape, arrange the Frames as shown in Figure 7a. The
Side Frames are interchangeable. The Foot Frame is distinguished by its gold label.
Make sure that the Head Frame is flush with the head end of the panels and located an
equal distance (1") in from each side. Note that because of a 1/16" notching at the
outside corners of the Frames, the distance from the edge of the Side Frames to the edge
of the panels is 15/16". Be sure that all the Frames run parallel to the Panel edges, and
that the mitred corners fit snugly together.
• With a pencil, lightly outline the Frame positions on the Panel surfaces. Use an awl to
mark the center of the screw holes at each end of each Frame, as well as at a couple of
other positions along the Frames. These center marks will serve as pilot holes for the
screws. (When marking the Side Frames leave the fourth hole from the foot end free for
later attachment of the Velcro straps.)
• Starting with the Head Frame, peel back about half the paper backing from the tape. Do
not tear away the backing. Keep the exposed tape clear of the Bed Panels, and use a
piece of 3/4"scrap wood to prop up the end still protected with the paper. Make sure that
the Frame is aligned exactly to the Head End of the Bed Panels, then carefully remove
the prop and lower the Frame so that the exposed tape adheres to the panel.

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Figure 7a. The Bed Panel Unit. Enlarged detail shows Panel Guard and Frame curves
cut-away to reveal corner bracket.

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Drive a #8 x 3/4" panhead screw into the center-marked hole at that end.
IMPORTANT! If you are power driving the screws that attach the Frames and the
Stiffener, be extremely careful not to strip the screw holes. Stripping the holes will
automatically void the 10 year warranty on the Aluminum Bed Frame System. NEW
ERA MARKETING LTD. will not accept any liability for any accidents resulting from
improper assembly or installation.
When attaching the Frames and Stiffener, we recommend that you power drive screws
only part way and then tighten them by hand.
Move to the other end and flex the Frame sufficiently to remove the rest of the paper
backing. Carefully lower the frame onto the Panel. Drive in a screw at that end, then at
the previously marked holes. Center-mark the remaining screw-holes then drive in screws
to complete the attachment of the Head Frame.
• Repeat this procedure first with both Side Frames, then with the Foot Frame. Before
affixing the Side Frames you may wish to temporarily tack the Foot Frame in place with
a couple of screws (leave the paper backing on). When driving in the Side Frame screws,
leave open the fourth hole from the foot end.
• Attach the Velcro straps to the Side Frames (four holes from the foot end) using 3/16" x
3/4"(OD) flat washers and #8 x 3/4" panhead screws. Make sure that the Velcro "hooks"
and "loops" face each other.
• Position the left and right Panel Guards against the outer ends of the Head Frame so that
the bent tab sits on the inner surface of the corner of the Panels. See the enlarged detail
in Figure 7a. Hold loosely in place by inserting 3/16" x 1/2" black trusshead Phillips
screws through the top two holes of the Panel Guard and through the Head Frame's
corner holes.
• Insert a 3/16" x 1 1/4" black flathead Phillips screw through each of the Leg Stops and
through the lower corner hole at the foot end of the Side Frames (see Figure 11).
• Fit a 4-hole Corner Bracket inside each corner and secure using 3/16" x 1/2" black
flathead Phillips screws in all remaining corner holes and 3/16" Nylock hexagon nuts.
Locate all screw-heads on the outside of the Frames.
• Without removing the tape's paper backing, lay the Stiffener along the 1/16" gap between
the two Bed Panels, so that it overlaps the joint equally (1 15/32") on both sides and is
centered between the Head and Foot Frames. Mark the location with a pencil and use an
awl to center-mark each end-hole. Remove the paper backing and lower the Stiffener
into place. Use an awl to center-mark the remaining holes then attach with #8 x 3/4"
panhead screws and don't strip the holes.
• The final step in assembling the Bed Panel Unit is to install the six 5/16" black Hole
Plugs in the three unused 5/16" holes at the foot end of each Side Frame (see Figures 7a
& 11). To prevent accidental displacement of the plugs, push them in tightly and anchor
them with a dab of silicone around the plug-ends on the inside of the Frames.

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5b. Option B - Supreme Steel Bed Frame - SBF – To Assemble Bed Panel Unit
• The Bed Panel Unit consists of two BED PANELS, four steel Frames sections, two Stiffeners,
two Panel Guards (optional Bag #9), two leg stops, four 4-hole Corner Brackets.

• Lay the BED PANELS face down on a blanket or carpet to protect their outer face. Place a strip
of wood, approximately the width of the panels, underneath the head and foot ends to help keep
the panel surfaces even. The Unit is designed so that there is a 1/16” space between the Panels.
Use coins, etc. as spacers at both ends and tape the panels together without obstruction the areas
where the Frames attach, see Figure 7b.

• Completely assemble the 4 steel Frame sections - 2 interchangeable side frames, one
head frame and one foot frame distinguished by its gold label - using the four corner
brackets and 3/16” x 1/2” and 1 1/4” black screws - See Figure 7b & 11. Be sure the
mitred corners fit snugly together

• Position the BED FRAME on the BED PANELS with the HEAD FRAME section
flush to the head end of the BED PANELS. Ensure the SIDE FRAMES run parallel to
the side of the BED PANELS and are equal distance (15/16”) from the panel edges.
Tack the BED FRAMES into place inserting two screws in each frame.

HELPFUL HINT! It is very important the BED FRAME is centered on the
BED PANELS.

• The two STEEL STIFFENERS are fabricated to overlap each side frame (for extra
strength) are provided for double and queen beds and should be spaced to divide the
BED PANELS in three equal sections. Tack the STIFFENERS in place with two
screws.

• Once confirmed the FRAME and STIFFENERS are square and properly placed on the
BED PANELS insert the balance of the screws. Attach the Velcro straps about 18”
from the foot of the bed using the 3/16” x 3/4” washer and #8 x 3/4” panhead screw.
Ensure the Velcro loops and hooks face each other.

IMPORTANT! When attaching the FRAMES and STIFFENERS, we recommend that
you power drive screws only part way and then tighten by hand.

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Figure 7b. The Bed Panel Unit. Enlarged detail shows Panel Guard and Frame curves
cut-away to reveal corner bracket.

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6. Install Bed Panel Unit
The Bed Panel Unit connects to the Cabinet via the Lift Mechanism Tension Arms. You
will need someone to help you both set the Arms and lift the Panel Unit into place.
• Insert the two Allen key sockethead bolts from the outside of the Side Frames through
the #1 holes at the head end of the Bed Panel Unit. Attach 5/16" Nylock hex nuts on
each bolt end and tighten securely. Now insert two 5/16" x 3/4" hexhead machine bolts
from the outside of the Side Frames through the #3 holes. Place a 5/16" Nylock nut on
each bolt end, threading the nut only until it is flush with the bolt end. Pull the two #3
bolt heads outward so that you have at least a 1/4" space between them and the outside
of the Frames.
• Put a 5/16" x 1 1/4" hexhead bolt and a 5/16" Nylock nut by the base of each Side Panel.

Figure 8. Setting the Tension Arm. Enlarged detail shows the Arm set securely against
the hexagon nut.
IMPORTANT! Before arming mechanism make sure KICK is securely attached.
• Brace one foot against the front edge of the Side Panel and, using the 13" length of PVC
tubing provided, lever the Lift Mechanism Tension Arm out and down until you can
secure the Arm Lock to the hexagon nut you installed at Hole "A". See Figure 8 (previous
page). Be sure that the Arm Lock is secured against the hexagon nut before releasing the
tension on the pipe lever. Repeat the operation on the other side.
CAUTION! There will be a lot of tension on the Tension Arm. We recommend that two
people handle this procedure - one pulling and holding the Tension Arm with both hands
while the other sets the Arm Lock. When setting the Arm Lock, avoid reaching behind
the Tension Arm.

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Figure 9. Installing the Bed Panel Unit.
• Slip both wrenches into your back pocket then, with you and your assistant on either
side of the Bed Panel Unit, lift the foot end so that the unit rests vertically on its head
end. Align it between, and just in front of, the Tension Arms. Do not bump the Tension
Arms lest the Lock Arms slip off the hex nuts.
Now lift the unit vertically to a height where the bolts in holes #3 are a couple of inches
above the top of the Tension Arms, see Figure 9 (previous page). Gently fit the unit
between the Arms, tilt it back approximately 10° so that the head end of the unit clears
the Kick, then lower it so that the #3 bolts slide into the slots at the ends of the Arms. Be
sure the bolts seat at the bottom of the slots. Slowly tilt the panel unit back just enough
to allow the #1 Allen bolts to be fully seated in the notches at the bottom of the mechanism,
see Figure 10.

Figure 10. The Bed Panel Unit in place. It will hold this position but is not secure until
the #2 hole bolt is in place and all nuts tightened securely.
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• Continue to tilt the panel unit outward to an angle of about 45°, during which action you
will hear a click as the Arm Locks disengage. Hold the bed at roughly this angle and
install the #2 bolts and Nylock nuts. Still holding the panel unit at this angle, tighten
securely the #2 and #3 nuts.
• Holding the upper edge of the panel unit, gently let the bed close. If all is well, you
should have even clearance between the side edges of the panel unit and the insides of
the Side Panels. If the Cabinet is not square and the Bed Panel Unit binds, try one or
both of the following adjustments:
1) nudge the Bed Cabinet along the floor, pushing from the base of the Side Panel;
2) shim (or reshim) the bottom of the Side Panels.
7. Attach Handles & Legs, Install Mattress & Mechanism Covers
NOTE: To give you flexibility in handle or knob placement. The BED FACE PANELS
are now drilled from the back side to within 1/8” of the front of the panels. This gives
correct positionfor our stock handles, or you may dril custom holes.
Remember when drilling through your panels, to clamp a scrap piece of plywood to the
face side. this will prevent chipping or tearing to the visible faces.
• Attach handles to the face of the Bed Panel Unit using the screws provided with the
handles.
• OPTION A - Elite Aluminum Bed Frame System
Pull the panel unit open to a convenient working height. Remove the 5/16" Nylock
hexagon nuts and the 5/16" x 1 1/2"(OD) flat washers from the legs, leaving the thin
black plastic washers in place. Insert the leg-screws through the frames, replace the
washers and nuts and tighten the nuts.
• OPTION B - Supreme Steel Bed Frame System
Pull the panel unit open to a convenient working height. Remove the 5/16" Nylock
hexagon nuts and the 5/16" x 1 1/2"(OD) black flat washers and 3/4" x 1 1/2" (OD)
washers from the legs, leaving the black plastic washers in place. Insert the leg-screws
through the frames, replace the washers 3/4" x 1 1/2" then the 5/16" x 1 1/2" black
washers and finally the nuts which are to be tightened.
• Pivot both legs upward and position the crossbar between the legs. Place a
1/4" x 1/2"(OD) star washer on one of the 1/4" x 3/4" hexhead machine screws, thread
the screw through the leg-hole and screw into the crossbar, see Figure 11. Repeat process
on other side.

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hole plugs - ABF only

Figure 11. Installing the Legs & Crossbar. Viewed is the Right Leg.

• Attach the two 3/8" flat Bumper Buttons to the surface of the Bed Panels where the legs,
when folded up, would contact the Panels, see Figure 11. Gently close the bed.
To avoid denting the front edge of the Top Stretcher, be sure the Legs are folded up
before closing the bed.
• Have the mattress on hand. Open the bed, fold down the legs and hold the bed fully open
by placing one foot on the Crossbar. Put the mattress in place. Be sure it lies completely
within the Frame. The added weight of the mattress should now hold the bed down.
Note: Using a thin coil or light-density foam mattress less than 9" thick may require a
reduction in the number of springs required to balance the bed. You also may feel the
Stiffener through the mattress. Should this be the case, the remedy is a simple one! Fill
the spaces between the Stiffener and the Frames with 3/4" to 1" Styrofoam or Foamboard,
both of which are very light and will not affect the balance of the bed.
• Clip the black plastic Mechanism Covers on each Lift Mechanism so that the tabs hook
into the indents on the back plates. Secure with the four 4 mm x 1/4" flathead slot
machine screws.
• Trim the Velcro straps so that they overlap a minimum of 12" and lightly singe the loose
ends with a match to seal the nylon. The bed will close fully made up with the straps
holding the pillows in place. If you installed the correct number of springs in the Lift
Mechanisms, the bed should float at an angle of approximately 45°.
IMPORTANT! Before using the bed, allow at least 24 hours (from the time you attached
the Frames and Stiffener to the Bed Panels) for the adhesive tape to cure properly.

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8. Assemble & Secure Side Cabinet(s)
If you did not order Side Cabinets skip this section.
• Open carton(s) labelled Model #SC - Side Cabinet. The basic Side Cabinet consists of
two Side Panels, one Top, one Bottom, one Kick, one fixed shelf, three adjustable shelves
and one Bag of Side Cabinet Hardware.
• Attach one 1" x 1" x 1 3/4" 6-hole assemble bracket to each end of the Kick. Tap the
almond (or black) Rafix fittings (with the 1/8" holes) into the Top and secure with
#8 x 3/4" panhead screws. Tap white Rafix fittings into other locations.
• Insert the two-piece grommets into the holes of the Top, Bottom and all shelves. These
holes allow wiring for lights, etc.
• Screw Rafix bolts into both Side Panels in the eight holes marked "A", see Figure 12.
Screw in four Rafix bolts into the 15th line of holes at location "B" (this is the fixed
shelf location). If you ordered a Side Cabinet
without any accessories, you may install the
fixed shelf in any central location.
• Assemble the components so that, upon
completion, the fittings do not show and all
the grommeted holes are toward the back.
Attach the Kick so that it is set back 1/4" from
the front edge of the bottom component. Avoid
bending partially assembled components as the
joints are not strong until the Unit is fully
assembled.
• Move the Side Cabinet(s) into place, shim as
necessary so that there is no gap between the
Bed Cabinet and the Side Cabinet(s) then
secure the Side Cabinet(s) to framing members
using one 2" x 2" L bracket per unit. Follow
the same procedure that you used to secure the
Bed Cabinet (see Section 4). Figure 12. Side Cabinet side panels.
9. Assemble Accessories
9.1 Bed Cabinet Crown Molding
Open carton labelled Model #BM - 3-Piece Crown Molding
Attach brackets to molding pieces approximately 1 1/2" from each end. Space the
remaining two brackets evenly along the front piece. Use #8 x 3/4" panhead screws
through the slot (not the hole) and into the bottom groove of the molding, see Figure 13.

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Figure 13. Section of Crown Molding showing inside corner. Inset shows plan view of
biscuit.
Dip the corner biscuits in water for about five seconds, towel dry and quickly insert into
center grooves at the molding corners. (The biscuit will swell and hold the corner tight.)
Position the molding so that the bottom of the curve protrudes 1/8" out from the outer
face edge of both the Bed Panel Unit and the Side Panels. Check that the molding corner
joint is precisely aligned. Attach molding unit to the Top Stretcher using #8 x 3/4"
screws through the bracket's round holes.
9.2 Side Cabinet Crown Molding
Open carton labelled Model #SM - 2-Piece Crown Molding
Follow the instructions for Section 9.1 Bed Cabinet Crown Molding. The only difference
is that you have only one biscuited corner and four brackets to attach.

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9.3 Small Door (reversible L/R)
Open carton(s) labelled Model #SD - Small Door
You can install the Small Door(s) in any location you like.
Bottom Location:
See Figure 14. In the 2nd and 3rd visible holes up from the bottom component and in
the 11th and 12th visible holes up from the bottom component, screw on the door
hinge plates. Attach door and adjust as shown in Figure 15. Attach knob and stick
bumpers buttons on the corner edges of the fixed shelf and the bottom component.
Top Location:
In the 2nd and 3rd visible holes down
from the top component and in the
11th and 12th visible holes down
from the top component, screw on the
door hinge plates. Attach door and
adjust as shown in Figure 15. Attach
knob and stick bumpers buttons on
the corner edges of top component
and the adjustable shelf, which
should be located in the 14th visible
holes down from the top.
Mid Locations:
Attach hinge plates wherever desired
leaving seven (7) holes between the
plates. Continue as per bottom or top
location instructions (see above).

Figure 14. Side Cabinet with accessory doors.

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9.4 Wardrobe Door & Hanger (reversible L/R)
Open carton(s) labelled Model #WD - Wardrobe Door & Hanger
See Figure 14. In the 2nd and 3rd visible
holes down from the top component and the
29th and 30eth visible holes down from the
top component, screw on the door hinge
plates. Attach door and adjust as shown in
Figure 15. Attach knob and stick bumpers
buttons on the corner edges of the top
component and the adjustable shelf, which
should be located in the 32nd visible holes
down from the top.
Position the Wardrobe Hanger along a front
to back centerline underneath the top and
butted tightly against your wall. Mark holes
with an awl then attach with four #6 x 3/4"
screws.

Figure 15. Detail of Door Hinge.

9.5 Two Extra Adjustable Shelves
Open carton labelled Model #ES - Two Extra Adjustable Shelves
nsert grommets into shelves. Insert shelf pins in Side Cabinet wherever you wish to
position the shelves.

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9.6 Pair of Drawers
Open carton(s) labelled Model #PD - Pair of Drawers
Note: To eliminate the risk of stripping screw-holes, use a hand screwdriver.
Assemble drawer box using eight Confirmat screws per drawer then press-fit the white
caps into screw heads. (Be sure to insert the drawer bottom before attaching the last
section of the drawer box.)

Figure 16. Drawer Assembly.

Tap the two hard plastic discs (adjuster fittings) into the holes in the back of the drawer
face, see Figure 16. Screw drawer knob tightly through the center hole. Connect drawer
face to box front using two machine screws through the inside of the drawer front and
into adjuster fittings. For now, just snug up the screws - final adjustment will be made
after you insert the drawer into the Cabinet. Butt slides (left and right) against back of
drawer face and attach to lower edges of drawer boxes using two #6 x 3/4" screws per
slide through the underside end holes.
In the 1st and 8th visible holes up from the Cabinet bottom, arrange the two pair of
drawer slide guides (left and right) so that the roller ends are at the front. Attach using
the short blunt euro screws through the guide holes indicated in Figure 17.
Insert the drawers (tilting the back end down slightly) into the Cabinet guides, square
up the faces, and tighten the adjuster fitting screws. Note that the drawers are not iden-
tical. The drawer with the higher face plate extension is the top drawer.
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Figure 17. Side Cabinet with enlarged view of Drawer Guide.

9.7 Slide-Out Locking Night Table
Open carton(s) labelled Model #NT - Slide-Out Locking Night Table
See Figure 18. Screw Rafix bolts into Table face, tap Rafix fittings into Table and
attach face to Table. Screw knob tightly into the face. Attach slides (left and right) to
cleats using two #6 x 3/4"
screws per slide through the
underside end-holes. Be sure
slides are butted tightly against
the back of the Table face.
In the 1st visible holes above
the fixed shelf, attach the slide
guides (left and right) using the
short blunt euro screws
through the guide holes indi-
cated in Figure 17. Insert the
Night Table (tilting the back
end down slightly) into the
Cabinet guides.
And that's it! Figure 18.The Slide-Out Locking Night Table.

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