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Wooden Tile Headboard and Floating Bed Platform

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, February 2007


Designer Todd Oldham shared this craft for a modern, one-of-a-kind queen-size bed.

Resources: This project is from Todd Oldham's book "Handmade Modern: Mid-Century Inspired Projects for Your Home." Martha and Todd used SamaN water-based stain (color No. 205, Colonial).


  • 3/8-inch AC Plywood: Two 29-by-81-inch pieces

  • Sixteen 16-by-16-inch pieces

  • Two 16-by-20-inch pieces (vertical grain)

  • Two 16-by-20-inch pieces (horizontal grain)

  • 1-by-4-inch Pine: Two 77 5/8-inch pieces

  • Two 77 5/8-inch pieces

  • One 52 3/4-inch piece

  • Two 51 1/4-inch pieces

  • Two 24-inch pieces

  • 2-by-4: One 51-inch piece

  • For platform: 3/4-inch AC Plywood: Two 31-by-82-inch pieces

  • Two 62-by-41-inch pieces

  • 2-inch-wide Lattice: Two 82-inch pieces

  • One 62 1/2-inch piece


  1. Download the instructions for the wooden tile headboard.

  2. Download the instructions for the floating bed platform.

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