Garden Bench /Headboard

Lady_Bug_1January 29, 2005

Looking for directions on how to make a garden bench out of and old headboard and footboard,

Thanks

Ladybug

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Tiny_TimZ

Is the headboard metal or wood? Basically you use the headboard for the back of the bench. Cut the foot board in half and it becomes the sides. Add a solid seat and you have a bench, :)

Timothy

    Bookmark   January 30, 2005 at 7:31PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Lady_Bug_1

Thanks Timothy
thought that was how but wasn't sure
had seen one done a long time ago..
Ladybug

    Bookmark   January 31, 2005 at 12:00PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Daisy7

Lady Bug, did you see this post? There are pictures.(below)

One tip I would pass along, when using the footboard for the arms, esp with queen or kings, is to figure out how deep you want the seat to be. Just cutting the footboard in half may make it a lot deeper than you'd want it. DH made one, and it's so deep it can be used for a daybed. Not good when you're looking for cushions. Of course you can MAKE a cushion if you're handy that way.

Here is a link that might be useful: bed to bench

    Bookmark   February 1, 2005 at 1:56PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Fairy dwelling made from scrap material
I have this huge Maple tree which keeps shedding bark...
joyfulflowers
ISO...Silverplate silverware
I'm looking for anyone that might have silverplate...
leveta
Need Material Ideas
My old house has non standard floor vents. The metal...
beth0301
church windows
need ideas.....
vic447
Idea for Empty Prescription Bottles?
So I keep looking at my empty prescription bottles,...
thrift_shop_romantic
Sponsored Products
Salsbury Industries Benches 18 in. H x 48 in. W x 9 1/2 in. D Wood Locker Bench
Home Depot
Outdoor Teak Storage Outdoor Bench Cushion
$299.00 | FRONTGATE
Vig Furniture - Whelk - White Modern Leatherette Bed - VGSLE-WHELK
Great Furniture Deal
Korver Loveseat - Lucky Turquoise Blue
Joybird Furniture
Christopher Knight Home Guernsey Brown Bonded Leather Storage Ottoman Bench
Overstock.com
Jakie 5 ft Teak Storage Bench
Signature Hardware
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™