To make a tufted headboard, drill holes in a plywood board, cover the board with foam and fabric, upholster tufting buttons, and hammer them into the holes. This two-hour process requires plywood, a drill, foam, a knife,... More »

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Ideas for upholstered headboard projects include playing with color, shape, texture and finishing techniques. Tufts, decorative elements such as nailheads, and different fabric materials and patterns can enhance a mood o... 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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Make your own bunkie board with 3/4-inch plywood and quilted fabric. Cut the board to 2 inches smaller than the frame of the bed in both directions and use spray adhesive to hold it in place. Finish the edges using a sta... More »

To attach a headboard to a metal bed frame, position the headboard so that the bolt holes line up, and fasten the two pieces together using bolts, washers and nuts. Use a wrench to tighten the bolts. More »

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Attach a headboard to a bed frame using bolts that go through the holes in the headboard and the holes in the frame. Attachment requires enough bolts, washers and nuts to secure the frame; two wrenches to tighten the bol... More »

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