Try This: Wooden Chair Headboard

Give new life to old chairs and make a headboard with a cheerful twist.

Using a screwdriver and hammer, liberate the back from the rest of the chair. Every chair is put together a little differently, but most need a couple of screws removed and then some hearty taps with the hammer to release old glue joints before the chair falls to pieces. If the glue is still strong, and the joint won’t budge, use a saw to dismantle it.