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Benno DVD Plant Headboard

by Jules ( last modified Jan 04, 2012 03:20 AM
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by Jules ( last modified Oct 04, 2010



Materials: Benno DVD Stand (x2), Billy Height Extension Unit (x2), wood screws, wood glue, screw plates and 90 degree brackets, jigsaw, white paint, sansevieria plants, plastic containers, decorations

Description: I saw this hack and fell in love with it.

I wanted a freestanding and unique head board, so I decided to improve upon it a bit.

I put the 2 dvd towers together and cut the feet off of them with a jigsaw, sanded the coarse end, and painted it white with acrylic paint. I put the cardboard backing in one of them. I used wood glue to glue them together and then bracketed them on the back and on the inside middle shelf.

I used the screwplates to attach the dvd shelves to the bottom (under the cardboard backing) to reinforce the base.

I placed them on top of the assembled shelf extenders, using wood glue and 90 degree brackets on the back. I reinforced the legs with 90 degree brackets as well.

I bought 2 large sansevieria plants from a nursery and plastic containers from The Container Store and plants. Four of these without the external part of it, fit perfectly. They were on sale for $10 each at my local store.

I love the outcome, and am grateful for the original idea.

~ Courtney Sandhu, Dallas, TX



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