Oak Headboard

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The original plans had thin slats with gaps in-between. I did not like that style so I used wide slats and no gaps. Made from white oak, stained with “natural stain”, one coat of gloss polyurthane. Soon I will start the nightstands and dresser to match.

-- A famous poet once said: “There is a name hidden in the shadow of my soul, the name is wood. Sweet, ever beautiful, earth grown wood. It warms my heart and brings a tear to my eye.”

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#1 posted 1597 days ago

Great Headboard.
I agree with you to get rid of thin slats with gaps, they usually tend to collect dust.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 1597 days ago

Very nice head board,

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 1596 days ago

very nice

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#4 posted 1596 days ago

Great job and the style is perfect with the oak grain! I really like it!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#5 posted 1596 days ago

Nice headboard!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#6 posted 1312 days ago

Very nice! I like this very much. You might want to think about multiples coats of polyurethane. Just some more protection for it.

-- "Measure twice, curse once"

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#7 posted 1301 days ago

I like it!! What did you use for the main side posts? I’m looking to do something similar, but I’m brand new and don’t know what to use for the posts. I’m thinking 3×3…?

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