Friday, September 28, 2012

Old Fence into Headboard

A couple of months ago, we upgraded to a King size bed. I looked at tons of headboards, but couldn't seem to find anything that I just loved.

So, Sheldon made us one out of old wood from a fence.

First, he took the wood off of the fence. Photobucket

Second, he built a support frame to attach the pickets too. Photobucket

Third, he painted the frame black, so you would not be able to see it through the pickets.

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Fourth, he butted the pickets up to one another and then broke the ends off.

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Fifth, he put a few more nails into the wood to make sure it was secure.

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Last, he attached the headboard to the frame he made.

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We really love the finished outcome. It was an easy project and really gives the bed a unique look.


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After it was all up, he varnished it. I would suggest you doing this step before you bring it inside your home.

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