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Queen Bed Lift with Platform, End Opening

Uncover loads of new storage space with this easy-to-operate bed lift—includes queen-size steel platform with wooden slats!
Item #
53485
Rating:
60% of 100

Considering the amount of unused space under the average bed, it's no surprise that that's one of the most popular places to store things. But who wants to crawl around on all fours and deal with all the dust that collects there? This queen-sized bed lift with a steel mattress platform solves both problems. With a single hand, anyone can lift the platform to reveal vast amounts of storage, all fully visible, easily accessible and shielded from the dust that would otherwise collect on your items. The gas pistons provide lift for easy opening, and dampen the closing for safety.


Features:
  • Integral steel frame for easy installation and rugged durability
  • Opens from foot of the bed
  • Wooden slats provide additional shock absorption and comfort
  • Two lift mechanisms with gas pistons for easy access to your stored items
  • Platform moves laterally as it lifts for clearance at the wall
  • Designed to be used without a box spring
  • Wood components not included
  • Some assembly required
  • Static bearing weight of mattress, bedding and occupants placed on platform is limited to 400 pounds
  • For greater weight capacity, a suitable vertical support may be used under the center frame member and attached to the head and foot of the pedestal

Note: Mattress should weigh no more than 121.5 pounds (total capacity minus weight of steel platform). Platform and mattress weight combined will, ideally, equal the lift capacity. Not designed for use with a box spring.

(1) Queen-Sized Steel Bed Platform with Wooden Slats
(2) Lift Mechanisms with Gas Pistons
(1) Instruction Manual
More Information
Manufacturer Part Number X8007
Weight 62.0000
Tech Spec
  • Opens From: Foot
  • Bed Size: Queen
  • Platform Weight: 32.5 lbs.
  • Lift Capacity: 154 lbs.
  • Max Mattress Weight: 121.5 lbs.
  • Platform Weight Capacity (including mattress, bedding and occupants): 400 lbs. (build a suitable center support to increase capacity)
  • Platform Dimensions (approximate): 60'' x 80''
  • Minimum Thickness for Wooden Bed Frame: 3/4'' hardwood plywood or 4/4 hardwood lumber
  • Recommended Mattress Thickness: 6'' - 10'' thick standard innerspring or foam mattress
  • For use only in HVAC controlled structures. Ambient temperatures not to exceed 130°. Failure to follow these guidelines can void any expressed warranty.
Hardware Type Bed Lift Mechanisms
Hardware Style Frame
3.0 / 5.0
12 Reviews
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Happy with my purchase
It was exactly what I was looking for and is perfect for what I needed. The only issue was the directions to put it together was vague and the dimensions were off “to small” on the size of frame needed. Other then that it was perfect and I’m quite happy with my purchase.
March 15, 2020
Purchased
5 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Beginner
Hide and seek pro
This bed is amazing for playing hide and seek. My friends fail to find me every time and because its a bed I can still fit in it. 10/10 would recommend.
March 11, 2020
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
The instructions were good easy to follow
Hardware works great
Beds down work great
Beds up lots of room 
Gave them a barn door look
Shelf serves as legs
November 10, 2019
Purchased
9 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great quality, poor instructions and missing parts.
This is a great product and overall we are very happy with our purchase however there are a few instruction flaws and assembly hiccups that are not clarified. Also we did not receive all the parts we should of, we were able to go to a hardware shop for some of the nuts and bolts. For the price I think everything should be included such as washers and bolts and should have better instructions other then that we are pleased.
December 30, 2019
Purchased
7 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Advanced
The lift is great. The directions are completely useless.
April 8, 2016
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Great but ...
Could use better instructions but worked great after I figured out different ways to assemble.
November 3, 2015
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Haven't slept on it yet. Still rebuilding my ventage 1972 Airstream. About a month or two away.
May 12, 2019
Purchased
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
platform bed
The description said with platform and it does not come with the wooden platform. When we were putting it together, it is impossible to get those plastic wood ends into the holes. They will not go in. we had to tap screw all of them in to secure the wooden slats. it was a big disappointment and a lot of work. I would not recommend this product.
July 3, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Cancelled the order
When I heard that the manufacturer was Selby I cancelled the order. I've had poor experience with them. Very poor packaging and missing parts.
January 18, 2020
Purchased
6 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Intermediate
Total Shit Show - Don't Waste Your Time
The "box" arrived damaged, and the UPS driver did what he could. "Box" is a generous term. A fifth-grader could have done better.

Multiple parts are missing. One major frame component is damaged. I will update based on Rockler's response.

I've purchased from Rockler multiple times, and have been thrilled with the service. This unit is drop shipped from their vendor, and the PLM who oversees this area is dropping the ball.
September 22, 2019
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Why did you choose this?
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Because I need to optimize the space in my main bedroom and using the under the bed scarce I will be able to accomplish just that.
Salvador D on Jun 4, 2020
Ive been looking for a bed like this for a while now. Just did not see the wood color option until now.
April C on Mar 14, 2020
Because I need to optimize the space in my main bedroom and using the under the bed scarce I will be able to accomplish just that.
Salvador D on Jun 4, 2020
To create extra space in the bedroom.
Htin Lin K on Apr 1, 2020
Ive been looking for a bed like this for a while now. Just did not see the wood color option until now.
April C on Mar 14, 2020
To use the dead space that was under our bed. This helps with storage for other miscellaneous items such as blankets
Dustin P on Mar 10, 2020
Hydraulic lifts, weight bearing and sleek design
Chelse L on Dec 5, 2019
This kit solves a significant storage problem for our little mother-in-law house.
Rebecca S on Mar 16, 2019
I have used and liked the Murphy bed kit and this will work perfect in our bonus room.
George B on Apr 15, 2018
This appears to be a practical and attractive storage solution.
James S on Feb 2, 2018
Leather should be stored flat and a Queen bed is a lot of flat space. By building a box around my bed with this lift kit it will let me store my leather flat while still protecting it from my cats.
John K on Nov 4, 2015
To create extra space in the bedroom.
Htin Lin K on Apr 1, 2020
To use the dead space that was under our bed. This helps with storage for other miscellaneous items such as blankets
Dustin P on Mar 10, 2020
where do I find this actual bed frame with the headboard?
Colby M on Aug 22, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I built mine out of 2x12 boards and 1" for the headboard. Placed all in my '72 Airstream, with a memory foam mattress. Sleeps great.
Can I get a copy of the instruction manual? I have an existing bed that I would like to adapt and need to know dimensions and attachment structure.
Robert on Sep 21, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Go to the " Technical Downloads " Download PDF file a lot of good INFO ! I hope this will answer all of your Questions
Just received my X8007 bed lift system. No installation instruction were included. I know Rockler has a general install outline on thier website but it does not discuss how to attach the lift and rails. I would like the full installation manual. Can you email it to me so I can get started?
Steve H on Nov 10, 2016
What does Wood components not included mean?
Does this come with bed frame, and gas piston?
Kalstars on Jun 13, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This item comes with:
(1) Queen-Sized Steel Bed Platform with Wooden Slats
(2) Lift Mechanisms with Gas Pistons
(1) Instruction Manual
Do you know what the dimensions of the queen bed frame is? I would like to start construction while waiting for delivery.
Ken H on Nov 10, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The overall dimemsion is 60" x 80" same size as a queen size mattress using 1 1/8 square tubing. When making the platform frame make sure that you have approximate 1/2" clearance for the frame. The frame will be resting on cleats inside the platform frame.
Does anyone who has actually put this together have any info about the springs? Should they feel completely immobile/locked? I don't have a lot of experience with Pneumatic springs, but no instructions (as noted in my review and by others) and when I go to the website of the manufacturer printed on the springs themselves, Google warns me that it's a dangerous site?
Remy G on Dec 9, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The pistons are stiff. You have to put a hand on both sides of the unit and push down evenly. The first time they do feel stuck but will give way.
I have an existing Mission Style bed frame with headboard and footboard. My plan is to make 2 storage boxes that drop into the existing frame, thus gaining a center support. All the dimensions check out so far. My question is the description mentions it moving laterally as it raises for clearance at the wall. Will this be an issue at the footboard? If it stays in the same footprint as it raises it should not be an issue. Do these measurements exist?
John P on Jun 8, 2016
BEST ANSWER: With the head of the bed flush against a wall, the end of the bed nearest the wall will not hit the wall and on the foot end, the bed raises straight up in an arc that does not extend beyond the foot end of the bed frame.
What are the height dimensions?
dbnoonan on Aug 20, 2016
The wood frame the steel queen frame sits on, in the instructions it shows the wood platform having a center piece of wood that looks like it would support the center of the steel queen frame. In the picture on the home page you don’t show this wood center frame. Is this center piece of wood necessary for support? Or could we have an open square box under the bed as a frame?
SHEILA L on May 4, 2018
BEST ANSWER: I use a center support. The suggested capacity of support for this frame is 400 lbs (unsupported), and a mattress can take up to 125 of that total. That would leave only about 275 lbs remaining for sleepers, beddings, etc.

I use a simple “T” support (1” thick x approx 16” wide, standing on end) to extend that support capacity. It essentially only creates sections in the storage area, which isn’t a big deal to me.
Please tell me this can come in a full...?
New User U on Apr 26, 2020
BEST ANSWER: Our woodworker friends gave you the right answer, it seems. The bed comes in a full version rated at 210lbs. Here is the link: https://www.rockler.com/platform-bed-lift-mechanism-with-mattress-platform-and-wooden-slats. The full version is the one for $179.99.
Is the frame made of solid pine wood?
Annette S on Oct 23, 2016
BEST ANSWER: I don't believe Rockler sells the wood frame. The advertisement is only for the lift mechanism and the medal frame. It's meant for someone that wants to build their own frame. However, they can't seem to get that right either. I ordered the lift and 2 months later still didn't have it or an expected delivery date.
Can I put a box spring on this bed?
Diana G on Mar 5, 2020
BEST ANSWER: It is not designed for a box spring. The flexible slats on the platform replaces the need for a box spring.
What is the height of the opened bed at the foot end from the floor up to the platform?
Steven on Feb 23, 2020
BEST ANSWER: At least 5 ft. I'm 6.1 ft and look straight at end.
Is the wooden structure that holds the metal and slats frame included?
Rocky on Sep 7, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I Had The same question. It is not very clear at all from the website other than the the description of whats supplied.
Shirt answer.Slats for matress support,is supplied. No additional woodframe.
The bed base in my RV is only 48" wide. Can the lifts be mounted on a base narrower than the metal platform?
John T on Sep 3, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I wouldn't by very much. I built a new base exact.
Where can I buy a full size lift bed ?
Daviid on Apr 20, 2017
BEST ANSWER: Have you tried customer service at Rockler?
Just got my bed lift how do I attach it to my bed. The instructions are horrible. Is there video or anything help assist me?
Donna on Aug 18, 2016