One way to build a headboard is to re-purpose an old door that has ornamental features, such as panels. The door must be slightly taller than the width of the bed. Any decoration should be centered on the bed, so trim th... More »

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To make a headboard, first choose a style, then find or create a plan and follow the directions to complete the project. Headboards can be made from a variety of materials, including wood, fabric, cardboard and many othe... More »

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To make an upholstered headboard, affix foam to plywood of the appropriate size, and attach upholstery fabric and batting to the foam-side of the plywood. Attach wooden boards to form the two supporting legs of the headb... More »

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The most popular materials for manufacturing rigid foam insulation panels are polyisocyanurate, extruded polystyrene and expanded polystyrene. Regardless of the material used in their construction, rigid foam insulation ... More »

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To get free wood for fences, check with local hardware stores or garden centers for unused pallets and panels that they plan to have hauled away. Municipal dumps and dumpsters outside renovations sites are great places t... More »

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One-hour fire-rated wall boards include Sheetrock Brand Ultralight FirecodeX Gypsum panels, Durock Brand Cement Board Next Gen, and Sheetrock Brand Firecode Core - Type X. Wall board assemblies consist of wood, steel or ... More »

Do-it-yourself templates for replacing exterior window trim include instructions on how to remove old molding and wood panels, insulate the windows with spray foam, and cut new trim from wood panels. Homeowners can decor... More »

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