Cleaning Iron Headboard

Author: Kimberly J. Hayes | Categories: Headboard Design comments
Iron Headboard And Frame

Iron headboard brings new life and wealth to a weak headboard by revitalizing it with a fresh, new layer of glaze. Staining iron, accentuates the natural beauty inherent. When there are details such as inlaid, the effect of dyeing even more dramatic. Whether the iron headboard is a very valuable family heirloom, passed down through generations, or a freshly made diamond-in-the-rough from a garage sale or thrift store, it can sparkle like new again.


Sand iron headboard in fiberriktn medium paper to remove the existing stain. You can use an orbital sander for large, flat areas, but you will need to sand areas carved by hand to remove any stain. Lightly sand the iron headboard fiberriktn with fine paper to smooth rough areas. Remove as much dust as possible with a damp cloth.

Let dry completely. Brush on iron conditioner. Allow it to stand for at least 5 and up to 15 minutes. Wipe off excess with a clean, dry cloth. Apply the stain in fiberriktn, with a foam brush. Let it sit for up to 15 minutes and wipe off the excess with a clean, dry cloth.

Do not allow the stain to dry the iron. Apply a generous amount of wipe-on polyurethane on a lint-free cotton cloth and rub into the iron. Apply 1-2 additional coats of polyurethane in this way, making proper drying, grinding and removing dust between the layers. Allow 24 hours final drying time before using your iron headboard.

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