Houzz.com – King-Size Headboard Ideas design ideas and photos. 33 for an upholstered tufted King size headboard I ll take it!. I came up with this brilliant seating configuration for this room that would not only allow for plenty of seating, but it would create room for four guests to sleep. A standard door is 78 to 80 inches long, making it an ideal for headboard for a standard king-size bed when turned on its side. Two 3-foot shutters, attached end to end, make an ideal headboard for a California king bed.
First of all, you’ll need to determine the size of your headboard. The one I made for Gwen was a king size, so I made it 80 wide x 34 high. Since this is for a king-sized bed, I had Ryan pick up the biggest piece of 3/4 inch plywood they had, which was 4′ x 8′ – I think it cost around 20. I am trying to make a king size upholstered headboard today too, and my husband is giving me the doubtful stare. Free Woodworking Plans to Build a King Sized RBR Hudson Bed.