Originally Posted by Janalee
Well, I thought it would be understood you would have to trim the platform...and thats not so major. Wouldn't have to remove it to do it..but my point was, you don't use that space for a traffic pattern so how much of an inconvenience does it really present. Be glad for what you do have...I wish I could still do it at all!
Yes, I understand the platform would need to be reduced, however our bed platform sits on rails INSIDE of the walls that form the bed. To reduce the size of the platform would require removing all three sides of the bed shortening them and reinstalling them. Also there are drawers under there that would have to be taken into consideration when downsizing. It's not a simple matter of cutting a piece of plywood.
It's not so much a traffic pattern issue, as it is access to the bed. It's a shuffle on the non-door side because there not enough width for your feet.
But, it is not enough of an issue to undertake the project involved to gain a couple of inches.
I understand the physical issues too. Since my wife broke her ankle a couple of years ago (fell of sunnies' steps in a unexpected snowstorm, 13 screws and two plates later.....), we've had to change quite a few things.
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