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Item # 5994

Bed Rail Bracket to Widen Beds

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Bed Rail Bracket to Widen Beds enable beds which use a double hook bed rail fasteners to accommodate a wider mattress. Brackets attach to bed widening the width of the bed up to 3" on each side. Please see bottom of page for installation information.

These brackets do not lengthen side rails. If side rails are not long enough they will need to be replaced or lengthened (by a cabinetmaker).

Sold as a set, one set widens one bed.

Product Info
  • Sold per set
  • Set includes 4 Brackets, one bracket for each post.
  • One set widens one bed
  • Screws not included as length is determined by bed post
  • Use with 5997K Rail hook fasteners sold separately
  • For Wood Beds
  • Size
  • Overall: 3-3/4" Wide x 3-3/4" High
  • Overall Depth: 1-1/4"
  • Bracket Side, that slides into slot: 3/8" Across x 1-1/4" Deep x 3-3/4" High

  • Install

  • Determine additional width needed to accommodate mattress. Divide this extra width measurement by 2, as you will add half to each side of bed.
  • Determine amount added, to outside of each side of headboard and foot board, by adding the above calculated half measurement.
  • At mounting location: cut slit into left and right side of headboard and footboard.
  • Slit should be cut a generous 3/8" wide by 1-1/8" deep.
  • If slit already exists it may need to be widened.
  • If the slit has pins in it, the pins will need to be removed.
  • One end of bracket inserts into slit. Other end of bracket overhangs side of bed.
  • Place block of wood between bracket and bed to stabilize (see diagram). Screw brackets into place.
  • When will my order ship?

    Orders normally leave our warehouse in 1 – 2 business days

    Ground delivery usually takes 3-5 business days depending upon your location. We ship out of Maryland

    Ground Shipping is Free on Orders over $99 to the 48 contiguous states, USA

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    Returns are accepted within 60 days of receipt for a full merchandise refund - your original payment method will be credited for the merchandise amount.

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    Customer Reviews

    Based on 5 reviews
    What you see is what you get! Plus great customer service

    The brackets I ordered were exactly what was promosed. We had continuious corridpondence letting us know the staus of our order. I was very impressed every step of the process and I would recommend this company

    Great product!

    Allowed me to make my great grandfathers beautiful bed usable!!


    I wanted to leave a review comment on the excellent service and products you carry! I especially loved the bed extension plate for my antique beds! Many Thanks!

    Just what I needed

    After looking for a solution to my odd size bed, I found it with this hardeware.

    5 stars isn't enough

    Paxton Hardware is a life saver. Quality product, great pricing, fast service!

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