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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Prepare a drill, needle and thread to create a fabric headboard out of plywood. The steps involved are marking and drilling the plywood, arranging the fabric and batting, attaching the fabric to the plywood, sewing the b... More »

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To make an upholstered headboard, fuse fusible fleece, pressing cloth and fabric to an existing headboard with an iron. Add trim to the edges with hot glue. More »

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FoamForYou.com offers over 50 styles of upholstered headboard kits including the basic tufted rectangle, the banded edge, channeled, inverted arch and an articulated edge. In addition, Horchow.com offers upholstered head... More »

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The dimensions of a standard hospital bed are 38 inches in width and 84 inches in length, when measured from the outside of the headboard to the footboard. The dimensions of the sleep surface of the bed are 36 inches in ... More »

A queen size bed mattress measures 80 inches long; the total length of a queen size bed varies based on the dimensions of the frame, headboard and footboard. The mattress is 5 inches longer than full or twin size bed mat... More »

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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