Easy Headboard Handrail!

gardengnomegirlJuly 17, 2006

I found this God-awful headboard discarded behind a discount furniture store. The frame was metal and an awesome Art Nouveau style but, it was painted Black Laquer and fake brass! To have such a pretty frame, this thing looked like it came straight outta an old Miami Vice re-run! Well, I painted it an aged copper shade and instantly brought the old beautiful style back to it. I hadn't even figured out what to do with it until my Fiancee made a small walkway in our backyard...exactly the length of a Queen-sized headboard. YAY! so we drove a big spike into the ground where each leg would go and inserted them into the legs(they were hollow) and tahdah! I'll post a pic when I can soon. I imagine you could use just about any pretty metal head or foot board the same way. Just make sure you rust proof it first.

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wichitarick

hi
very nice when a good thing come to gether.
somewhere in this city is an entire fence made from the heavy bed headboards/footboards. sounds nice Rick

    Bookmark   July 19, 2006 at 3:34PM
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wantoretire_did

GGG - I'd sure like to see a picture when you have a chance. I need something like that for the step going off of our deck.

Carol

    Bookmark   July 30, 2006 at 11:51AM
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papster1000

I saw a fence with nothing but old metal head boards they were all panited it really look cool..JD

    Bookmark   August 17, 2006 at 9:31AM
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