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Turn a Door into a Stunning Headboard

Turn a Door into a Stunning Headboard

They cut a large hole in an extra door for this stunning bedroom idea

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!. Typically the top and bottom of a panel door is not equally spaced. Measure and use a table saw to trim up. We had to cut 1.5" off the bottom.

Perfect use of the 'shelf'!! Dbl tap to see full pix! Total cost: $27.42

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!. Typically the top and bottom of a panel door is not equally spaced. Measure and use a table saw to trim up. We had to cut 1.5" off the bottom.

Voila! See how well it soaks in the wood trim detail? Finished product--now just need to install on the wall in the guest room!

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!. Typically the top and bottom of a panel door is not equally spaced. Measure and use a table saw to trim up. We had to cut 1.5" off the bottom.

In this case, we had to scrub the door down, hose it off and let it dry out overnight.

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!. Typically the top and bottom of a panel door is not equally spaced. Measure and use a table saw to trim up. We had to cut 1.5" off the bottom.

I purposely did not cut the door down to only the width of the queen bed. I wanted as much 'presence' as possible--it's a small room.

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!. Typically the top and bottom of a panel door is not equally spaced. Measure and use a table saw to trim up. We had to cut 1.5" off the bottom.

Head-on shot of installation...double tap pix for full view!

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!. Typically the top and bottom of a panel door is not equally spaced. Measure and use a table saw to trim up. We had to cut 1.5" off the bottom.

On its end, this is what the headboard looks like pre-finish.

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!. Typically the top and bottom of a panel door is not equally spaced. Measure and use a table saw to trim up. We had to cut 1.5" off the bottom.

Repurposed King, Queen, Double, Full, Twin Wood Door Headboard By Foo Foo La La

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King, Queen, Full, Double, Twin Repurposed Headboard. Painted and Heavy distressed for your perfect beach room. Coastal living at its best. These doors come 80 Wide cutting will occur to fit your size bed needed. Need a different size let me know I LOVE custom orders. Customer can pick any stain or

Paint two coats with main color and let dry thoroughly between coats.

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!. Typically the top and bottom of a panel door is not equally spaced. Measure and use a table saw to trim up. We had to cut 1.5" off the bottom.

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!. Typically the top and bottom of a panel door is not equally spaced. Measure and use a table saw to trim up. We had to cut 1.5" off the bottom.

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DIY Upcycle Bedroom Decor Door to Headboard Idea

Looking for a budget friendly DIY idea for a headboard? upcycle a door to make a headboard for a full, queen or king bed, all you need is to add some crown molding. This creative idea can be upgraded with lights and adds a rustic farmhouse style to your bedroom decor. #home #headboard #upcycle

Caulk all open gaps between the door, detail trim and 1x4 and let dry thoroughly. Then prime all exposed wood and caulked areas..

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!. Typically the top and bottom of a panel door is not equally spaced. Measure and use a table saw to trim up. We had to cut 1.5" off the bottom.

Cut trim at 45 degree angles to finish off each side since they will be visible, then sand rough edges. Use the nail gun.

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!. Typically the top and bottom of a panel door is not equally spaced. Measure and use a table saw to trim up. We had to cut 1.5" off the bottom.

Choose your base color with a satin sheen, colorant for accent color of your choice and glaze. Mix 4 parts glaze to 1part colorant. We just mixed it in a small paper coffee cup.

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!. Typically the top and bottom of a panel door is not equally spaced. Measure and use a table saw to trim up. We had to cut 1.5" off the bottom.

Remove all hinges, hardware and locking mechanisms.

How to Make a Headboard From an Old 5-Panel Door

Find a wonderful old panel door--antique store or better yet--someone's garage!. Typically the top and bottom of a panel door is not equally spaced. Measure and use a table saw to trim up. We had to cut 1.5" off the bottom.