Inexplorata, a Reddit user, dream of making a Volkswagen Bus type 2 bed but in a cheaper way. He wanted this bed as a gift for her daughter’s birthday who’s turning 3 years old. He also said that “He wanted something for her that she could use and enjoy. “

After browsing in Craigslist, he finally finds the things he needed for his Volkswagen bed for his growing little girl, and it only took him $100 to build her girl’s VW Bus Bed.

The project bed! Looks like an old-school VW Bus on the driveway.

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He got this pile of old Super Beetle parts on Craigslists for free.

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He bought this twin bunk bed for $25 on Craigslist which would be the frame of the Volkswagen Bus bed.

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He dremeled out some 4×4 posts to fit the legs of the metal framed bunk bed, it needed to be taller.

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He wanted a cheaper way to do it that would leave him with some options, in case her daughter doesn’t like it.

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To keep the cost down he’s using a lot of things from his garage, paint, screws, scrap wood and bought other stuff about worth $100.

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Now it’s starting to look something like the Volkswagen Bus.

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The wheels are pre-cut circles bought at the store, but the hub cap gives a vintage look.

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The top “rack” is spray painted with silver, the wood is spray painted with coat of primer, then hand painted for the two-tone look.

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VW emblem was ordered online on silver sticker stock and he painted a circle behind it and put it on carefully.

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Finally the bed-bus came to life! With functioning headlights, dashboard buttons and sound effects!

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This is how the interior looks like. The fabric squares were put on by his wife with spray adhesive.

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His project is a success! She still sleeps in here even though she’s turning six soon.

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Image credit: Inexplorata

Via: Diply

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This is totally awesome! I honestly want this in my room!! Don’t forget to share this cool DIY Volkswagen Bus Bed.

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