12 Minimalist Wood Bed Frames

In this article, we highlight 12 of our favorite minimalist wooden bed frames, representing diverse decor themes such as Shaker, Mid-Century, Contemporary, and everything in between.


 

Many traditional design themes are rich with details. In contrast, modern bedroom decor leans into simplicity, choosing to make big statements through the power of restraint. Remember, all minimalist beds featured below can be made in your choice of stain and North American hardwood. What’s more, most are a part of full bedroom sets.

All-natural kiln-dried Rough Sawn Maple meets uniquely contemporary design with this minimalist bed, available in sizes Twin through California King. Other reasons to love this platform frame include its use of wide planks and center support, making it sturdy enough to last decades. 

Better yet, this bed frame can be bought as part of the minimalist Barossa Valley Bedroom Set which features coordinating wooden nightstands, dressers, armoires, and chests.

Key Features

  • Amish handmade to order
  • Solid hardwood construction
  • Rough-sawn surface
  • Wide planks & center supports
  • Platform suitable for mattress only
  • Five bed sizes available
  • Metal plates on footboard
  • Low-sheen conversion varnish

Price: $3023

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The chicly minimalist Evarts Platform Bed makes a statement with a headboard made from horizontal wooden planks and eye-catching powder-coated metal accents on the feet. The bed frame has correlating chests of drawers, dressers, and nightstands, all of which feature similar feet and minimalist style. This bed can be made in sizes ranging from Twin to California King.

Key Features

  • Real wood construction
  • Five standard sizes available
  • Powder-coated metal accents
  • Platform mattress deck
  • Custom hardwood & finish
  • Amish handmade in the USA

Price: $2597

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Minimalism is often associated with modern design, but it has roots planted in the past. Shaker furniture first emerged in the mid-1800s, derived from Quaker artisans who shunned excess decorative flourishes. 

This minimalist bed frame honors this tradition with its focus on top craftsmanship experienced firsthand with its dovetailed bed rail slats and beautiful woodworking. It comes in sizes Full through California King. This minimalist bed frame is a part of the wooden Ostego Bedroom Set which also offers six different types of storage including armoires, dressers, and night tables.

Key Features

  • Solid hardwood construction
  • Four standard bed sizes
  • Dovetailed bed rail slats
  • Accepts mattress & box spring
  • Custom hardwood & finish
  • Catalyzed conversion varnish
  • Amish handmade in the USA

Price: $3651

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This bed frame uses less wood than most, but look closely: it showcases details understated yet impactful. This includes steam-bent curved legs and headboard paneling, as well as practical features like dovetailed slats and mortise and tenon joinery. As is true with most of the wooden minimalist beds listed, the Cheyenne Wells Platform Bed can be bought alongside dressers and chests from the same collection.

Key Features

  • Solid hardwood construction
  • Four standard bed sizes available
  • Dovetailed slats & platform deck
  • Center support for King & Queen
  • Amish handmade in the USA
  • Custom hardwood & finish options

Price: $2280

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This minimalist canopy bed frame has it all: simple lines, rough sawn maple for a unique wood texture, wide planks for a seamless aesthetic, and quality Amish craftsmanship. It’s available to buy in Queen, King, and California King, as well as with matching furniture. Choose size and finish to make it perfectly fit your bedroom.

Key Features

  • Solid hardwood construction
  • Platform base with wide planks
  • Rough sawn hardwood surface
  • Low sheen conversion varnish
  • Three standard bed sizes available
  • Amish handcrafted to order

Price: $3100

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This two-tone bed frame cultivates a streamlined look with straight lines executed with long planks. In addition to highlighting the wood’s natural grain, the bed frame incorporates four full-extension drawers into the base. In turn, you’ll need less additional storage furniture, helping to further cultivate your minimalist look.

Key Features

  • Solid hardwood construction
  • Five standard bed sizes available
  • Finished platform decking
  • Four full extension drawers
  • Soft close undermount slides
  • Custom hardwood & finish
  • Catalyzed conversion varnish
  • Amish handmade in the USA

Price: $4277

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This Mid-Century bed frame exhibits what makes minimalism so iconic: clean lines and high-end woodworking. Techniques include gradually inset paneling, mortise and tenon joinery, and pegged wooden slat support. Buy the solid wood Cheraw Bed in sizes Full - California King. 

The full Cheraw bedroom set has seven other storage pieces of varying sizes and layouts, making it easy to create a comprehensive, coordinated collection.

Key Features

  • Solid hardwood construction
  • Four standard sizes available
  • Pegged wooden slat support
  • Corners secured with rail brackets
  • Amish handmade in the USA
  • Custom hardwood & finish

Price: $1306

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This minimalist wooden bed can be made using six different hardwoods (pictured in rustic cherry). However, it also integrates an upholstered headboard using the fabric of your choosing, enabling you to make the frame as quiet or as bold as you desire. Plus, it grants 9” of under-bed clearance for subtle, tucked away storage. 

Closely akin is the Sonoran Sleigh Bed, part of the same collection. Unlike the Sonoran bed, it has a sleigh bed silhouette with subtle decorative enhancements like curved legs, paneling, and slender windows.

Key Features

  • Solid hardwood construction
  • Upholstered fabric headboard
  • Dovetailed wooden slats
  • 9" of under bed clearance
  • Hardwood & finish options
  • Amish handmade in the USA

Price: $2383

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The minimalist Laplace Panel Bed is made-to-order in sizes Full - California King, and works with both mattresses and boxsprings. Enhanced by only basic paneling accents, this frame lets the elegance of the hardwood do the talking! For a slightly more dressed up version, look to the Laplace Canopy Bed.

Key Features

  • Solid hardwood construction
  • Four standard sizes available
  • Wooden slats with center support
  • Cast aluminum support brackets
  • Catalyzed conversion varnish
  • Custom hardwood & finish
  • Amish handmade in the USA

Price: $2889

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With this mid-century bed frame, it’s all about the angles, from the splayed legs to the strategically slanted headboard. Plus, the minimalist design puts a spotlight on the inherent of the solid wood. Order it in Twin, California King, or any size in-between. Complete the set with matching nightstands, dressers, and chests with flushed drawers for a minimalist, streamlined look.

Key Features

  • Handcrafted from solid wood
  • Available in five standard sizes
  • Custom hardwood & finish
  • Catalyzed conversion varnish
  • Amish handmade in the USA

Price: $2200

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For the ultimate show of minimalism, look no further than the Fox Chase Bed. This mid-century frame pairs thin, slanted legs with a low-profile and simple headboard. The Fox Chase Bed is fantastic for a minimalist bedroom theme or for individuals who struggle to climb in-and-out of higher beds.

Key Features

  • Real wood construction
  • Five standard sizes available
  • Adjustable modern headboard
  • Platform mattress deck
  • Custom hardwood & finish
  • Amish handmade in the USA

Price: $2109

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Choose from nine different solid wood options when purchasing the Avondale Bed. Inspired by Shaker style, the headboard and footboard are adorned with a simple, elegant black line that accent the wood. Pair this minimalist bed frame with the coordinating chifferobe, dresser with mirror, and nightstand.

Key Features

  • Solid hardwood construction
  • Amish made in the USA
  • Wood slats with center support
  • Custom hardwood & finish
  • Four standard sizes available

Price: $2183

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Buy Made-to-Order Minimalist Bed Frames From Countryside Amish Furniture

When it comes to minimalist furniture free from bells and whistles, quality is more important than ever. Amish-made bed frames use timeless techniques to build frames meant to last for generations. What’s more, all Countryside Amish Furniture beds utilize North American hardwood. Pick your design, wood species, and stain, and our artisans will bring your vision to life. For further inspiration, check out: 

Author, Baileigh Basham

Bailiegh Basham is Lead Sales & Marketing Strategist at Countryside Amish Furniture. She's been a team member since 2014. Bailiegh is deeply passionate about furniture design and home decor.