"Replying to StagerLee:
“If what is right is dictated as such by the victor, then there is no absolute right or wrong.
Within most societies there are certain "rights" and "wrongs" that are strongly observed if one wishes to…"
"Are you using a box spring? or just the slats for mattress support?
If a box spring - then the slats can be quite wide. Otherwise, I have typically seen 3 inches - but using 1x3 boards (or even thinner) with a center support. "