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Hanging upholstered bedhead

annatr
Budding Contributor
annatr
annatr
Budding Contributor

This custom upholstered bedhead was designed to hang above power points. It was created using plywood, medium density foam and a layer of batting, calico and velvet fabric.

 

 

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The project

 

We've got a nice upholstered king bed base, but I had trouble finding a bedhead to suit because of the positioning of the windows and the power points in the room. I made an upholstered bedhead that hangs on the wall above the power points and between the windows.

 

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I glued medium density foam to 9mm plywood with a layer of batting, then calico and then velvet fabric. I used a lot of staples for the batting, calico and velvet, and wonderful Everhang flush mounts for each of the five panels. I used Wallmate plasterboard anchors to fix them to the wall.

 

I've learnt heaps in the process (there's a few patched holes in that wall) but I'm really happy with the end product.


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More bedhead projects

 

Bunnings Workshop member Winnie10 transformed their old bedhead with half-round dowels and recycled pallet timber.

 

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Workshop member marikaknows built a custom king-size bedhead for under $100.

 

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