Cruisers Forum
 


Join CruisersForum Today

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 01-02-2020, 16:03   #1
Registered User

Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: San Francisco Bay Area
Boat: Californian motoryacht 48
Posts: 6
Bed frame and headboard -- getting rid of 1980s ruched vinyl

My boat was built in the 1980s, so the interior has a ton of ruched vinyl. I hate the look of my headboard and bed frame! I'm working on replacing the ruched vinyl part myself and building a new headboard. I have a sewing machine, and I love DIY projects.

Any suggestions from anyone who's done it before? Any upholstery materials you recommend?

I think the bed frame will be easy b/c it's just replacing the vinyl, which is stapled around the edge of the bed frame.
Attached Thumbnails
Click image for larger version

Name:	MVIMG_20200201_143350.jpg
Views:	28
Size:	404.4 KB
ID:	208026   Click image for larger version

Name:	MVIMG_20200201_143431.jpg
Views:	26
Size:	394.5 KB
ID:	208027  

Freemills is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-02-2020, 17:28   #2
Moderator
 
JPA Cate's Avatar

Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: aboard, cruising in Australia
Boat: Sayer 46' Solent rig sloop
Posts: 17,980
Re: Bed frame and headboard -- getting rid of 1980s ruched vinyl

Looks like it's timber in back of the headboard....why not simply remove the headboard? then re-varnish the timber? If you want fabric, figure out a way, with velcro, to install it tight, and pick a washable fabric. It will get dirty over time, so Sunbrella would work pretty well, it is very washable. Pick some you like, they have a huge selection, and it is easy to work with.

Ann
__________________
Who scorns the calm has forgotten the storm.
JPA Cate is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
bed, head

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Divinycell foam construction from mid 1980s? andypag Construction, Maintenance & Refit 7 09-04-2019 12:10
1980s VDO Wind Indicator System -Replacement Masthead Unit Aussie Monty Marine Electronics 48 07-11-2018 22:16
VDO Instruments - Installation Documents - 1980s Aussie Monty Engines and Propulsion Systems 4 26-07-2017 07:44
Backstay to Bimini frame frame concern. MollyJo Deck hardware: Rigging, Sails & Hoisting 19 20-10-2016 11:38

Advertise Here


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 01:11.


Google+
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Social Knowledge Networks
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

ShowCase vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.