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Project by bent posted 11-22-2010 11:45 PM 1329 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

my mother-in-law called me the other day and said she needed my help with a furniture project. i went over to her house and she had this old firescreen that she wanted to use as a headboard. she must have watched too much HGTV or something. she wanted me to just cut a couple of boards to raise it up higher, so that it could be leaned against the wall. i told her i had a better idea and took the screen with me. this is what i came up with. it’s basically just a big frame for the screen with a sides being 2”x3.5” posts. it’s all walnut, and is finished with gloss poly. it could almost pass for a headboard now.





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dmoney

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#1 posted 11-23-2010 06:20 AM

very original. I think it was a great idea.

-- Derek, Iowa

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#2 posted 11-23-2010 08:06 PM

What a creative idea for a headboard! Kudos to the mother-in-law! (And you of course. :)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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OhhCrap

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#3 posted 11-27-2010 02:46 AM

Very nice concept

-- Quality: There is hardly anything in the world that some men cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper, and the people who consider price are this man’s lawful prey.

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George

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#4 posted 11-27-2010 03:23 AM

Great Idea, and design! Now in my favorites….Thanks!

-- Firewoodmaker "If you can't fix it with duct tape, you have not used enough!"

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#5 posted 11-27-2010 03:42 AM

Great reuse of materials. Love the design.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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dub560

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#6 posted 11-29-2010 03:42 PM

sweet, gorgeous and genius…i like it. that’s a good head you have on your shoulder, it shows that you have thinking ability

-- Life is enjoyable especially when you borrow from people

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Jason W. Fudge

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#7 posted 01-05-2014 07:10 PM

What a great use for the screen.

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