December 11 2012,
A few months ago I was surfing on the interweb and found a piece of art work that I love. I came across this blog, Salvage Love, art made out of wood. I decided to make one, but I was going to make a headboard instead of wall art.
Of course, I had to start big. Why start small when one can start big?
So I bought all the wood, cut it to size with a circular saw, primed it, and painted it. Most of the colors either came from our current collection of paint, or bought at a paint store that were "rejects" (the price ranged from .50 cents to $1.00 for a sample size), or from other people who no longer needed their paints.
Below is the layout that I had designed. This was done on foam mats so that it did not scratch the floor. This sat for 5 months while we figured out what table saw to get.
Five months later, hubby helped build out the foundation which consist of a 1/2" back board and with two posts serving as legs. Because the board was a little bit warped, we put a 2x4 piece of wood across the back of the board. Next I glued the pieces to the back board. The gluing process took less than 2 hours.
Below is the finish result. Now we have to find a queen size bed frame and mount it on.
Pretty ain't it?
Quilt & Bitch