This antique cannonball bed was previously tied together with rope (as original). Client wanted it updated so it wouldn’t be loose and wobbly all the time.
Repairing a crack on the headboard.
Gluing the head and footboard.
Installing bed bolts and covers.
Installing a platform covered with fabric for the mattress to rest on.
Installing angle brackets to support the platform.
Touch up and polishing.
Client also asked for rope to be glued in the holes of the rails to preserve the old world look.
This bed was restored for a Millerton NY client.