The best way to attach a headboard to the wall is a french cleat. What I could really use is an elegant way to connect a standard steel bed rail to a wood bed frame leg. I have been on the hunt for the perfect upholstered headboard to DIY for our master bedroom for months now. How do you connect the headboard to the bed frame? Attach a headboard to a metal frame by lining up the holes on the headboard to the holes on the frame. Ask a friend to hold the frame steady while inserting nuts, bolts and washers to connect the.
It adequately served it’s purpose. I purchased a queen size headboard and platform bedframe to go with it – I later realized there was no way to connect the frame to the headboard, so I purchased the bracket which didn’t quite align with the slots on the headboard.
Platform Bedframe Footboard Brackets