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gunner

06:56AM | 11/18/04
Member Since: 11/16/04
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i am looking to make and mount a wooden headboard to a king size bed. i am wondering what type of material should i use, i.e. wood post or metal, to mount the headboard to the bed frame and headboard.

tperez

03:02PM | 11/22/04
Member Since: 09/24/04
128 lifetime posts
If I am reading your post correctly you can get bed hardware through the internet and mortise it into the wooden leg of the headboard. Another technique is to router out your groove for the frame and to insert metal pins so that the frame can lock into the groove. I hope this helps.

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k2

04:48PM | 11/22/04
Member Since: 06/06/03
1250 lifetime posts
Hi tperez,

Yeah I wondered that too...about if I was reading the post correctly. Usually bed frames have holes; you just attach to the headboard directly...

Regards,

-k2 in CO

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BV002201

08:27AM | 09/30/13
I think metal is much better and stronger to use when mounting the headboard to the bed.

http://headboardspot.com
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