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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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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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 »

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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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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