Discontinued Headboard

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Project by Chris Davis posted 08-07-2012 12:04 PM 2167 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a headboard that I built for a customer that had been previously discontinued from Pottery Barn. The customer bought the platform with the intention of coming back to get the headboard at a later date. It was no longer available.

They contacted me and I came up with a similar design. I even traveled to my local Pottery Barn store to get a sample color. Notice one of the picture above with the sample in front of the door.

It is basically a mini wall unit with bookcase on the sides. The headboard panels is just a flat panel great for leaning back to read it bed. I added a couple electrical strips to each bookcase to cell phones and other electrical items.

Building Pictures
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Bookcase framed out
adding bookcase trip
Headboard being made
Test Fit

Here is the Creation Story.

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#1 posted 08-07-2012 12:58 PM

Nice work. Just curious, what finish did you use? Paint or laquer?

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#2 posted 08-07-2012 02:46 PM

A unique style

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 08-07-2012 04:55 PM

I used a lacquer that was matched to the sample.

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