Headboard and Footboard

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Project by senomozi posted 11-23-2009 03:06 AM 2266 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Solid birch headboard and footboard for a three-quarter bed. Frame and panel construction using 1 1/2” thick frame pieces. Raised panel is 3/4” thick. Grain uniformity achieved by using wide boards so that no edge gluing of boards was necessary except for the panels. Rails are joined to the legs using mortise and tenon joinery. The flower appliqu├ęs are store bought. 50” wide x 32”/40” high (footboard/headboard). Custom stained with water based stain (SamaN brand) to match an existing dresser, followed by a sealcoat of shellac followed by a couple coats of sprayed waterborne lacquer.

-- Senomozi - Gatineau, Canada

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#1 posted 11-23-2009 03:34 AM

Looks great, I like the design and the color and finish is very smooth.

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#2 posted 11-23-2009 04:47 AM

You do some very quality work! Thanks for posting.

God Bless

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#3 posted 11-23-2009 05:13 AM

Very good work Senomoz another quility project.

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#4 posted 11-23-2009 05:15 AM

Nice work!

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#5 posted 11-23-2009 06:43 PM

Very nice

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#6 posted 02-23-2010 02:29 PM

Very nice work!!! Sorry for my english, could i have a question? where did you buy the flowers? thanks!!!

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#7 posted 02-23-2010 03:50 PM

meshhunter wrote: ”...where did you buy the flowers?...”

I got them at my local Home Depot. Here’s a link to the item on their Canadian website:

It is made by Ornamental Mouldings and you can find it (item 13640) in their catalog:

Your profile does not say where you are from so hopefully this is helpful.

-- Senomozi - Gatineau, Canada

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