A Custom Removable DIY Wood Block Headboard for Cheap!

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This awesome headboard is totally custom, totally DIY, removable and cost less than $80! No way? Yes way! You have got to see this!

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Just finished our new wood block headboard and it's darn spiffy! You too can create one!

Here's what I used:

After lots of planning and plenty of math, I started with a sheet of plywood cut to size at the store and two 4"x4" posts. I stained the posts whole first, then stained the plywood.

Next up: I cut tons of blocks. Made a huge mess. It was fun. I cut three thicknesses: 1/2", 3/4" and 1".

Ran into a little staining trouble but nothing a ton of sandpaper, time, electricity, and wood conditioner couldn't fix.

Wood conditioner is key for even stain, especially on end grain.

Using Liquid Nails, I glued all the blocks on and....

....bingo! We have a new headboard! Love it!

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I left a few blocks unglued so we could screw the headboard directly into the wall studs. Some dots of self-adhesive velcro and nobody will ever know!

Easy to put up, easy to remove! A custom headboard, all for less than $80!

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