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Recycled Door Head Board

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Project by NormAjr posted 05-31-2013 01:21 PM 1940 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pine Door to be thrown away I turned into a head board by adding trim and crown modling to the top. I painted it with a paint close to black called stealth jet from Behr and then wiped on a brown glaze. The most difficult part was removing all of the layers of caked on paint!





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Buckethead

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#1 posted 05-31-2013 01:23 PM

Nice save!

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MOwood

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#2 posted 05-31-2013 03:16 PM

Very Cool! My wife was wanting me to do something similar but I just couldn’t find the right door. She finally gave up on me and bought a head board.

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hoosier0311

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#3 posted 05-31-2013 03:59 PM

Thats a very nice use for a nice old door, I like it alot. Alas, my better half would never let me hear the end of the fact that one panel is wider at one end than the other : ) she is a symetrical fanatic.

-- atta boy Clarence!

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HorizontalMike

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#4 posted 05-31-2013 04:44 PM

I like the finish and understand just how hard re-finishing can be. Well done.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#5 posted 05-31-2013 05:29 PM

Nice work… Love it when things like this are made a new… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#6 posted 06-01-2013 11:57 AM

Nice save Black paint then Brown stain…hmmm must give that a go.

Merlin

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 06-04-2013 02:17 PM

Clever idea and great use of the old door. It makes a unique and pretty headboard. Well done!

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AlBCuttnWud

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#8 posted 09-16-2013 02:02 AM

Nicely done. So how did you hang it?

-- -Al, Chesapeake, VA

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