Step 5: Center Batting on Foam

Batting for Plywood
Illustration: Jason Lee
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Center the batting on top of the foam, then flip the headboard over so that the batting is on the floor. Attach to the backside of the plywood with the staple gun, pulling it tautly as you go.
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    Tools List

    • hand saw
      Saw
    • utility knife
      Utility knife
    • staple gun
      Staple gun and staples
    • hand clamps
      Clamps (optional)
    • mallet
      Rubber mallet
    • drill
      Drill/driver

    Shopping List

    ½-inch plywood cut to the width of your bed frame and desired height

    ½-inch-thick foam to cover one side of the plywood

    Batting

    Spray adhesive

    3 yards of upholstery fabric

    Nailhead trim

    D-rings