Sunday, December 04, 2011

Nana's Headboard 4.1, November 2011

Well Headboard 4.0 didn't last long.

Chocolate cover removed and new cover awaiting installation.


The new cover.

Using the same cleat in the same location.

Cover installed.

Re-covering the buttons.

Each button has to be done.

The Nana in full swing.

Preparing the anchors for the buttons.

Re-covered buttons waiting to be installed.

Threading the buttons for installation.

Ready to hang.

Installed and on line; patiently waiting Headboard 4.2 or 5.0 whichever comes first.

Nana's Headboard 4.0, October 2011

When you build a headboard, make the initial one large so you can reduce it later as she wants.

getting ready to remove the peak.

Physical alterations complete.

Recovered with the base cloth,

Finished and re-installed with a chocolate cover, The buttons are included buy you can not see them.

Nana's Headboard 3.0, November 2010

Lay out your plan.

Prepare the plywood back and cut out your form.

Lay down your foam padding.

Glue in place, two layers.

Cover your foam with a couple of layers of cloth.

Wall cleat installed.

Cleat installed on back of headboard. The smaller blocks down low ensure the headboard hangs against the wall properly.

Test mount against the wall.

Our bed has been relocated to the center of the room for the duration of this project.

Checking out the cloth for the final covering to see if it "goes" with the room.

Final cover in place awaiting the buttons.

Adding the cloth covered buttons.

Each also is hand anchored to a screw on the back of the headboard.

Anchor screw.

Adding the buttons is a time consuming process.

Finished and mounted on the wall.

Nana's Headboard 2.0, August 2009

Headboard recycle, August 2009.

A closeup.

A panel as it arrived.

Time travel to March 2010.

The headboard has been repainted and the panels are being recovered.

The cleat is down, the wall is touched up; this headboard is more traditional than the one replaced.

Nana's Headboard 1.0, March 2009

She has the plan in her head.

The plywood back has been cut out.

And painted.

The wicker front has been cleaned and painted before joining with the plywood back.

The legs have been removed from the wicker headboard, it has been joined with the plywood backboard and has been mounted to the wall using a 1X4 homemade cleat.