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madpenguinmadpenguin Isle of WightPosts: 2,422
Nothing to do with gardening!!!
I have a single bed currently with castors which have sockets in which to push them.
Am looking to replace with wooden legs but these are screw in.
A few years ago I did replace the castors on a sofa with screw in legs and the fixings came with it so just had to remove the old castors and sockets and bang in the new ones.
Have no idea where they came from but cannot see anything similar.
Could anyone point me in the right direction?
For example what are the sockets called.
Any help appreciated!
“Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings

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  • Hostafan1Hostafan1 Posts: 31,602
    Nothing to do with gardening!!!
    I have a single bed currently with castors which have sockets in which to push them.
    Am looking to replace with wooden legs but these are screw in.
    A few years ago I did replace the castors on a sofa with screw in legs and the fixings came with it so just had to remove the old castors and sockets and bang in the new ones.
    Have no idea where they came from but cannot see anything similar.
    Could anyone point me in the right direction?
    For example what are the sockets called.
    Any help appreciated!
    try DFS or similar, they often offer options of different "feet"
    Maybe they'd have something suitable
    Devon.
  • pansyfacepansyface PEAK DISTRICT DerbyshirePosts: 20,126
    Try Screwfix.

    They have things like this (in different sizes) which you could maybe insert into the bed base(?) once you have removed the sleeve that holds the castor in place.


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  • wild edgeswild edges The north west of south east WalesPosts: 7,512
    Depending on the structure of the bed, you might need to cut triangles of plywood to screw to the underside of the base in the corners and then screw the legs to the plywood.
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  • madpenguinmadpenguin Isle of WightPosts: 2,422
    Thanks,all things to think about!
    “Every day is ordinary, until it isn't.” - Bernard Cornwell-Death of Kings
  • ErgatesErgates Devon, east of ExeterPosts: 1,493
    Search B and Q website? Ikea also sell legs for things, in different heights. They also sell legs for beds, but I think they assume you’ve bought the bed they go on, as I didn’t see any separate fixing plates.
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