A bed needs a headboard as a decorative finish and to make the bed more than just a mattress and box spring but into a piece of furniture. In some cases these headboard plans require craft skills.
Always read the headboard plans carefully and make sure that there is enough information provided for you to be able to complete the project - before you invest in materials. Some of the plans are excellent, giving a great deal of instruction in text, pictures and drawings while other plans are only drawings and still others are only sketches.
As well, some of the headboard plans, require a woodworking shop that is outfitted with a good selection of stationary power tools such as lathes, shapers, jointers and thickness planers.
These headboard plans are for the novice to intermediate woodworker.