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 Wood floor modifcation. 
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I was noticing how my wood bed bolts to the frame and came up with a way to keep from having those bolts come all the way through the wood. With the way that I have done it the bolts will now be hidden.

I bought six 1/2 inch x 2 1/2 inch grade 8 bolts, washers, nuts, and locknuts. I centered the bolts in the crossmember holes and tightened them down with a nut on each side.

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Then I welded both sides of the nut to the underside of the crossmember

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You can see here how the bolt will tighten down all the crossmembers from underneath. Not sure if anyone has done this already. Just thought I would share.

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