|Project by PG_Zac||posted 11-19-2009 01:50 PM||5186 views||0 times favorited||5 comments|
For a long time my “Honey-Do” list has included a way to hang all the horse tack (reigns, bridles, cordeos, whips, etc) along the wall. Well, I eventually got to it a few days ago, and finished it yesterday except for the saddle stands.
As Marc Spagnuolo recently posted, French cleats are very versatile and strong.
Here is my process in a nutshell.
Take an old tar pole fence post and cut it into suitable lengths and split them down the center.
Throw away the pieces that cannot be used.
Note the pretty wood on the left after a brief sanding.
Trim the half-logs as desired, and cut a notch in the end to suit the wall cleat, and attach a small brace under the hanger.
A total of about 5 hours and that’s one more items off the Honey-Do list.
And yes, she is very chuffed with it.
-- I may be schizophrenic, but at least I have each other.