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Headboard Peg Rack

September 26, 2013

Headboard Peg Rack

This is the headboard I had left from my swing bench. You may remember that I removed the legs and sides to use as the legs on the bench. You know me, I couldn’t toss the leftovers. I just knew it had more possibilities.

I cut pieces of scrap wood to cap the sides where the legs were removed. The back edges of the boards are flush with the headboard. That way the whole thing will lay flat against the wall.

The reconstructed headboard got a creamy, off-white makeover, then I sanded it. What can I say???…I love me some shabby chic.

I found these pegs in two different sizes.

Holes were centered and drilled above each spindle on the top using the smallest pegs, then I centered and drilled holes between each spindle on the bottom for the larger pegs.

The pegs got a paint job and were also lightly sanded, then they were glued into each drilled hole.


The foot board left over from the bench fell apart, but I still have plans for those pieces. Stay tuned. 😉