Keeping stuff under the bed totally makes sense, if you need to maximize storage in your bedroom. Here’s a DIY solution! Turn two sturdy bookshelves on their sides and use them as legs. Then build the bed frame on top of them.
Like shipping pallets, wooden cable spools are another item that is usually found for free on Craigslist. Since cable spools are limited by their shape there are fewer repurposing options, but they make a great coffee table bookcase.