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Item # 5994

Bed Rail Bracket to Widen Beds

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Product Info

  • Sold per set
  • Set includes 4 Brackets
  • One set widens one bed
  • Screws not included, as length determined by bedpost
  • Use with 5997K Rail hook fasteners 
  • 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

  • Bed Rail Bracket to Widen Beds enable beds which use a double hook bed rail fasteners to accommodate a wider mattress. They do-not work with other types of bed fasteners. Brackets enabled, width of the bed, to be widened up to 3" on each side. They are sold as a set to widen one bed.

    Bed Rail brackets widen bed but do-not lengthen side rails. If side rails are not long enough they will need to be replaced or lengthened (by a cabinetmaker).


  • 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 footboard, 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.

  • To remove old pins:

  • Drill small hole opposite pin in bed post.
  • Then use a small punch tool to drive pin out original entry hole.
  • Customer Reviews

    Based on 6 reviews

    Bed Rail Bracket to Widen Beds

    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.

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