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How to make an African Bed

Need a new bed? Tired of sleeping on wooden slats? Looking for something alternative?

Here a simple guide on how to make an African Bed with 1.000Ksh in 5 easy steps:

1. Go to Africa.

2. Find a Fundi (lit. a person who is learned) who can make a solid skeleton – 700Ksh – 7 Euro.

3. Buy 50 meters of coconut leaf rope. 300Ksh – 3 Euro.

4. Tie the rope around the skeleton as shown.

Nine times vertically

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And then horizontally

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5. Get a big friend to test it and enjoy your new bed!

Ciao!