A wide assortment of styles and skill levels for this collection of free woodworking plans and projects instructions to build bed headboards.
You could use reclaimed wood or new wood to build this beautiful headboard. You can also modify the size to suit the size bed you have. So easy, just 4 simple steps. Follow along at the link to build your own wooden headboard.
One of the challenges of the Arch-Top Headboard is laying out a large, symmetrical curve and having it look just right. The easiest way to do this is to draw a half-pattern on paper first. The half-pattern makes getting a symmetrical finished piece automatic. The dimensions given for the Arch-Top Headboard are for a queen-size bed. The patterns are available to download in this Online Extra.
To modify this headboard for a king-size bed, I stretched the design so it is wider (and the curve slightly taller) than the queen-size version. But before you start, it is a good idea to measure your bedframe to make sure it will line up with the posts. The patterns are available to download in this Online Extra.
This wood headboard was built using inexpensive lumber and basic tools. It is a queen size headboard but I am sure you could adjust the plans to build one in the size you require. Follow along and see how to build it.
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