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  • Tools
  • Table saw
  • Pocket hole jig
  • Drill with pocket hole
  • Nailer with 1/2" nails (optional)
  • Tape measure
  • Rotary fabric cutter
  • Cutting mat
  • Rotary cutting straight edge
  • Upholstery stapler
  • X-acto knife
  • Forstner bit (optional)
  • Materials
  • Weldwood Original Wood Glue
  • RapidFuse All Purpose Adhesive Spray
  • 1/4" paneling/underlayment
  • 1x2 common pine board
  • 1/4" pocket hole screws
  • Foam padding
  • Sharpie marker
  • Upholstery staples
  • Painters drop cloth (or preferred material)
  • Leather straps (comes in more colors)
  • Brass twist lock closures (not exact but similar)

Headboards are often the focal point of a bedroom. Instead of splurging on a headboard from your nearest retailer, consider making your own with this Sawdust 2 Stitches tutorial.

DIY Upholstered Headboard


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