Full Futon, Twin Futon or Queen Futon
The Nature of Futon Frames
We’ve all had one, or at least handled one along the way. You wouldn’t think much about a futon unless you’ve had to choose one or use one. Turns out there are many details regarding futons…cost, comfort, ease of shipping or pickup, how to operate one, what kind is best, etc., etc…We’re here to help simplify your options.
The majority of futons are made and sold in a full size that will open up into a full size bed for sleep and double as a couch as needed (although they do come in other sizes). There are three things needed for a futon setup, regardless of size or style: the frame itself, the mattress that goes on the frame, and the cover that goes over the mattress. Here we’ll give you some insight into the frames.
How to Decide on a FUTON FRAME…Size then Style
It all boils down to size and style. The size depends on how much sleeping space you want the futon to provide. They run just like bed sizes. A Twin Futon will open up to be the equivalent of a Twin Size Bed (sleeping space being 38 x 75 Inches). A Full Size will open to be a sleeping space of 54 x 75 Inches, and a Queen Size to open up to be 60 x 80 Inches. The frame will exceed these dimensions by how wide or narrow the Armrest style is. So, once you know the size you like or want, you can focus on your style.
Shown here is the HIMALAYA style. This mission style futon is built to look and feel heartier (even bulkier) than some futons do, and the taller/ wider armrest seems to appeal to those who rely on a substantial armrest regularly. The slats provide an opportunity to show off the wood’s grain and create a barrier to keep your pillows in place. The armrest is 24.25-Inches high.
*Price Shown in Title is for the Twin Lounger*
Frames Available with the HIMALAYA ARMREST
Twin Lounger – includes adjustable footrest
Full Lounger – trifold design decreases footprint
Queen Lounger – provides optimal sleeping space
Full KD – compact packaging makes for easy transport
Full Super-deck – opens and closes from the front
Queen Super-deck – same length as a queen bed
Full Loveseat – perfect for tight spaces
Queen Loveseat – great addition for extra seating
Chair – coordinates easily with other pieces
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OTHER ARMSTYLES to Choose From
Adirondack – open design with no vertical slats
Grand Teton – mission style, most common choice
Everest – solid panel design, with a higher and wider armrest than Grand Teton or Adirondack
As a leading futon expert, Room Doctor manufactures futon frames and platform beds locally in Central Pennsylvania out of sustain-ably sourced Southern Yellow Pine. We absolutely LOVE solid wood and its natural ability to be chemical free, strong and beautiful. We have been manufacturing unfinished futons in unique sizes and style for over 25 years.
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