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I don't know about the Hammers people. But I have built a murphy bed just from the hydraulics, instructions and hinges. It was a lot of work, heavy, and looked clunky. I then thought about importing them to Mexico. I went to this factory and was very impressed with the steel tube construction and the service. I couldn't meet the owner to negotiate an international dealership. He was having personal problems of the worst type. He had beautiful wife. They went to Hawaii for a Tony Robbins miotivation seminar, he motivated the wife alright, she left her husband to live in Hawaii to be with Tony. The husband was of course as the English say "gutted".

One cool thing you can do with Murphy beds is to install a big screen tv and speakers when they are up. Instead of an "enormous black hole" as designers call them.

Here is the company I visited, they seem to have U.S. distributors, and I think it would be faster and lighter if you just ship the hardware. Then you get any finish you want. Mexican rustica or plastic laminate. apparently saving you up to $800 ,according to their website. Mexican customs has some inconsistant rules about shipping wood into Mexico, for example their public list includes a ban on wooden pencils, but you can buy them nearly everwhere.

 

https://www.murphybeds.com/BuildABed/Mobile

 

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I love furniture that has a dual purpose and I love the combo desk/murphy bed system. You don't even have to clear off the desk when you lower the bed. There are videos available on the net that show how easy this is to put up and down.

This is the most popular site for hardware and plans if you decide to go this route... a number of photos can be seen... twin or double or queen.

https://www.rockler.com/hiddenbed-fold-out-bed-and-desk-mechanism

Maybe Cadillac Furniture can do this for you....

Edited to add: one video... there are many more...

 

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Again, not HaveHammaers related, but when we decided to get two Murphy beds installed about two years ago, we went with California Closets out of Guadalajara.

 

They did a great job installing and customizing both sets. Here is their link:

 

https://www.californiaclosets.com/locations/mexico/guadalajara-showroom/

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Thanks to  all, for help.  I have called Cadillac Furniture several times only to be told he will  call when he is at the shop, but has not.  Likely very very busy.

I appreciate the ideas and referrals and since I need it made in a month,  I  

will get on it tomorrow!

 

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3 hours ago, NoVaDamer said:

Again, not HaveHammaers related, but when we decided to get two Murphy beds installed about two years ago, we went with California Closets out of Guadalajara.

 

They did a great job installing and customizing both sets. Here is their link:

 

https://www.californiaclosets.com/locations/mexico/guadalajara-showroom/

Thank you! I find out something new every day!

Here is the specific link within that link about Murphy Beds...

https://www.californiaclosets.com/blog/6-questions-about-murphy-beds-answered/

 

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