IKEA Murphy bed, also known as wall beds and pull-downs, are often used in areas where a bed is needed but the space is limited. The beds began to be used in studio apartments. There are many styles of Murphy beds available today, from simple exposed fold-a-way beds to beds hidden behind ornate desks, shelves and other storage solutions. Murphy beds can be purchased as full-featured units, kits or plans. Most companies offer at least one library style Murphy bed in their catalogs.
Instructions for a IKEA Murphy bed with a sliding bookcase. Slide the bookshelves away from each other along the grooves until the bed is fully exposed. And pull down the legs on the bed and grasp the pull tab or handle close to the foot of the bed. Pull it out of the wall and rest it on the legs. And then put pillows.
Close the bed, remove pillows and make bed. Lift the foot of the bed and slide against the cover. Lift up until you hear the bed snap the cover in a completely vertical position. Fold the legs if necessary. Then pull the two tripods against each other on the track until they are moving.