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Futon Frames For Sale

Updated on March 7, 2011
Metal futon frames for sale
Metal futon frames for sale

If you are looking at buying or replacing a futon frame, you will find a good deal of choice available online. Futon frames are great space savers especially if you opt for the flexible ones that will fold down into a bed.

You can choose to buy a metal frame or a wooden futon frame, depending on the style of the room that you will be using it in.

Futons actually originated in Japan and it is the mattress that this name is derived from. This consisted of thick quilted cottons that were versatile enough to be comfortable to sleep on at night and them pliable enough to be folded away during the day when not in use. This enabled a room to be used for other activities.

The use of futon frames became very popular in western societies where people did not really like the idea of sleeping on the ground. The majority of these frames are made to fold out so that the mattress is a few inches off the floor.

Once you have decided whether you are interested in a wooden or a metal futon frame, you will then need to look at the size that will be suitable for your space.

Metal Futon Frames

If you are looking for a metal futon frame, then this could be perfect for you.  It is a full size couch frame which opens out into a sofa bed.

If you are using it as a sofa then the height of the couch when measured from the floor to the top of the frame, measures 32 inches.  The arm rests are molded from the same metal material and are 23 inches from the floor.

When you open up the frame to use as a base for a bed, then the measurements are 76 inches by 51 inches. 

This particular futon frame is available in the standard black or you can buy it in silver.

There is some assembly required but once you have put it together, all you need to do is to place your futon mattress on top and you will have a lovely sturdy sofa for your room.

Wooden futon frames
Wooden futon frames

Wooden Futon Frames

If you prefer the look and feel of the wooden futon frames, then this could be the thing for you. It does require some assembly once you receive the kit.

You will be very happy to know that this frame is made from really high quality solid kiln dried hardwood which is made to have a very long life if treated well.

You will find that once you have put it all together, you will be able to adjust the futon into several positions.

You can use it as a sofa, a recliner or as a very comfortable base for a bed.

You will be able to purchase a good standard size mattress to size perfectly on top of this frame, which comes with a wonderful 5 year full manufacturer’s warranty.


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    Hello, hello, 8 years ago from London, UK

    A great collection and selection. Thank you.