Simple Pine Headboard

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Project by sblg43 posted 03-08-2015 05:18 AM 3734 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My bride has been waiting patiently for some bedroom furniture. I promised her some furniture two years ago – and even bought the wood. So I finally got in the mood and the mode to build her a headboard. It took about 4 hours using pocket screws and a handful of biscuits.

Her comment – “It took you two years to build something that could have been done in 4 hours?”

She’s happy! Now onto the nightstands!

It is a simple design with 8” car siding stapled onto the backside of the pine frame.

-- If you want perfection, buy plastic, if you want character, buy wood!

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#1 posted 03-08-2015 07:36 AM

Very Nice, Simple but good looking Headboard. 4 hours ain’t to shabby either! Well done!


-- LIFE is what happens when you're planning on doing Other Things!

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#2 posted 03-08-2015 02:43 PM

Now you’ve gone and done it! She’s gonna expect more now. You will be expected to build more cool projects like this, better and faster. All kidding aside, it looks very good. Job well done.

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#3 posted 03-08-2015 02:46 PM

It looks nice.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#4 posted 03-08-2015 03:07 PM

How did you do the joinery? Specially on the POSTS

AHH! I just saw it… Kreg

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#5 posted 03-09-2015 04:32 AM

Wonderful headboard

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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