bedroom furniture step by step projects Bifold-Door Headboard and Footboard
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Bifold-Door Headboard and Footboard

With a trip to the home center for some ready-made parts, plus a few basic tools of your own, you can give your bed a proper framework. This Old House general contractor Tom Silva assembled the handsome head- and footboard shown here in just a day, using paneled bifold doors and stock molding. "Using off-the-shelf products makes this project easy," says Tom. "The basic woodworking is done for you."

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