Making a King Bed Headboards

Jun 12th

King bed headboards are a cheap way to get a custom look for a big king bed. The bed size is 4 inches narrower and 4 inches longer than a regular king size mattress, and need a king bed headboards designed specifically for its dimensions. Any type of fabric will work for this project, but the furniture fabric will hold up the longest and is easy to clean.

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Best King Size Headboard

Instructions

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Measure from the top of your mattress on the floor. The padded part of your king bed headboards will be the best 24 inches, Have a helper lift the plywood with this number of inches and hold it against the screw holes in the head of the bed frame. Mark where the bolts are inserted.

Attach the foam on the face of the plywood king bed headboards with a glue gun. Add the batting centered over the foam. Use a stapler to attach the batting with plywood. Wrap the top and sides around to the back and staple in place. Staple the bottom on the front of the plywood.

Mitered corners for a neat appearance. Start stapling in the middle of a page and move toward the corners, then fold the corners and staple them too. Drill holes in the marked locations on the plywood bottom, and use the bolts, washers and nuts to attach the king bed headboards to the bed frame. Have a friend hold the end so that the holes line up smoothly when you insert and tighten the screws.

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