$10.00 Headboard

  • Advertise with us
Project by bassman65 posted 04-15-2015 11:22 PM 1206 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is my wife’s idea. she found an old headboard and footboard for $10.00, brought it home and we went to work. it is a black lacquer finish with cherry wood slats for the seat. I was really a fun project.

-- Bassman65

9 comments so far

View CFrye's profile (online now)


8575 posts in 1260 days

#1 posted 04-16-2015 05:55 AM

Nice save, Bassman! Your wife has a good eye. Welcome to Lumberjocks and thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

View levan's profile


472 posts in 2400 days

#2 posted 04-16-2015 10:24 AM

Cool idea

best wishes

-- "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

View Brett's profile


49 posts in 749 days

#3 posted 04-16-2015 11:05 AM

That’s pretty awesome, good idea.

-- Brett, United Kingdom,

View Calmudgeon's profile


70 posts in 848 days

#4 posted 04-16-2015 01:39 PM

A nice job or repurposing. I like the contrast between the black lacquer and the cherry.

-- "As are the things we make, so are we ourselves." - Lin Yutang

View artsyfartsy's profile


616 posts in 579 days

#5 posted 04-16-2015 02:10 PM

You guys did a very nice job. I’ve seen similar things done before but, this one is nice. Good Job!

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

View Derek Oliver's profile

Derek Oliver

155 posts in 1572 days

#6 posted 04-16-2015 02:36 PM

Forgive my ignorance, but what is black laquer finish? Is it just lacquer that has tint added to it?

View bassman65's profile


5 posts in 558 days

#7 posted 04-16-2015 05:17 PM

you are exactly right. I went to KWAL and got a gallon of Flat Lacquer tinted black threw it in a airless and went to town.

-- Bassman65

View Stevedore's profile


60 posts in 1446 days

#8 posted 04-16-2015 08:43 PM

Excellent repurposing project! I never would have thought of it.

-- Steve, in Morris County, NJ

View don38's profile


168 posts in 1785 days

#9 posted 04-18-2015 10:56 PM

i love saved furniture very nice bench

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics