But there's no need to fear, Futon fans! The Futon Shop is here with our staff of highly trained futonistas who are ready and waiting to tell you difference between a shikibuton and a sofa sleeper!
Today, let's talk about the Bifold Hardwood Futon Frame:
The traditional Hardwood Futon Sofa Bed is what most American's think of when they think of a futon (the original Japanese futons were little more than a thin mattress laid down on rice mat and then folded up to be put away at the end of the day... Totally functional, but American's changed the formula by including a thicker, more comfortable mattress and the ability to function as a sofa during the day).
We offer a wide range of hardwood futon frames in colors ranging from Cappuccino, to Cherry, to Oak and Maple. There are a wide range of arms styles that have been developed over the years, and The Futon Shop has all the most cutting edge hardwood frames: futons with built in end tables and futons with built in magazine racks, to name a few. These Futons fold backward, so leaving a little space behind the futon is a practical necessity.
Hardwood futon frames are also available in Loveseat Futon styles to fit better in smaller spaces. These frames have an extender deck that pulls out from under the seat in order to transition to it's lounge or bed positions. These futon frames work with our specially made split mattresses, where each mattress comes in two pieces, one that sits on the sofa, and one that conveniently folds behind. At the Futon Shop, we make all our eco-friendly or organic mattresses to work with futon loveseats as well as the standard futon sofa bed.