Headboard for the bed

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Project by CodeNameDarkBlue posted 04-16-2013 02:00 AM 1510 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the headboard I made for my bed. The last two pictures show the 2×4 structure I used to wrap with pine. Most of it is wrapped with 1×4 standard pine and some 1×6 as well. I used a 2×6 for the top with a cove profile routed along the bottom edge. I stained it with Old Masters Provincial gel stain and finished with 3 coats of satin poly. Thanks for looking!

-- Adam - teaching history, coaching football, and crafting some of the finest saw dust around....

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#1 posted 04-16-2013 10:32 PM

very nice,great’d you like working wih the gel stain?

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 04-17-2013 04:13 AM

Nice headboard!

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#3 posted 04-17-2013 10:59 AM

Outstanding… the wood.

-- Take care.....Ed

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#4 posted 04-18-2013 02:44 PM

Beautiful headboard! Your pine is gorgeous, has very nice patterns and grains and the finish sets it off. Superb work!

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