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Need a Good—Looking Coat Rack? You'll Have This One Done in a Few Hours

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Blog entry by ScottBelleri posted 11-28-2017 01:46 PM 2027 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this simple DIY coatrack in less than one day, using just a 2×4 and a hardwood dowel. I happened to have a drill press on my Shopsmith so I used that, but a drill with a drill guide (about $20 from Harbor Freight) can do the job just about as well.

This project can be done easily with simple tools, really just a table saw, drill with drill guide, and sander. I used epoxy to glue the dowels in just in case they weren’t tight enough. They went in with some resistance, but epoxy will fill any gaps and make sure that they are in there held in solidly.

I used two coats of Minwax Tung Oil Finish, and screwed it into the studs, using wood screws with finish washers. Finish washers make everything look better!


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#3 posted 12-01-2017 10:42 PM

Nice video—a simple and useful project!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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