FurnitureMake Your Own
To Top

Comfy Chair Headboard

Category Furniture

I'm trying to make a headboard for my son's bed that looks like a big comfy chair. I'm lost on how to make the rounded arms!

Meichelle Gee from Maumelle, AR

Ad
We are giving away $200 in Amazon gift cards for people who answer questions on ThriftyFun this month! Click here to find out more...

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

By guest (Guest Post)
September 10, 20060 found this helpful

I would try a bolster pillow pattern. Just enlarge it to the size you would like and then attach it to them to the main part of the headboard.

Good luck! Send pictures when you finish, it sounds like a cute idea!

Cheryl

www.2ewenique.com

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
September 23, 20060 found this helpful

What if you used plywood on each side as a vertical support for the "arms" of "chair", maybe even leaning outward a little, and attach plywood arms to headboard back...

then take a peice of PVC pipe, 4-5 inches in diameter, cut a slot that will fit over top edge of your plywood arm supports to simulate rounded "arms" of top of your "chair"...

and then cover with an inexpensive foam for some softness, and cover entire headboard with fabric of your choice...

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
Ad

Add your voice! Click below to answer. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Related Content
Categories
Make Your Own FurnitureSeptember 7, 2006
Guides
Wooden chair laying on its side against a white background
Repairing a Wobbly Chair
Wood plank headboard.
Making a Headboard
Wheel Chair Van
Buying a Used Wheel Chair Van
Office chair with lime green cushions.
Fixing a Squeaky Office Chair
More
📓
Back to School Ideas!
😎
Summer Ideas!
Facebook
Pinterest
YouTube
Contests!
Newsletters
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Categories
Desktop Page | View Mobile

Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

© 1997-2017 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Published by .

Generated 2017/08/10 09:42:05 in 907 msecs. ⛅️️ ⚡️
Loading Something Awesome!