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Project by littlecope posted 542 days ago 891 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s the project I made yesterday, a quick hanging place for all our Cold Weather Gear…
The third picture was twenty minutes after it was up LOL !!
I had to drill holes along a line every 1/2” to find the studs (found four of them); so the rack is pretty well supported with 2” wood screws…

When I was taking pix, I happened to look up the stairs and it reminded me that I had never posted up the other apartment project, “A New Shrine for St. Francis”...
He found his home at the top of our stairs…
Thanks for looking, comments always welcome… :)
31 January 2013

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.





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lew

9949 posts in 2356 days


#1 posted 542 days ago

Looks great there, Mike. Very convenient location. Four studs should hold nicely, too!

St. Francis looks at home up there.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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patron

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#2 posted 542 days ago

as usual michael

you put the coats
right on the pegs

that’s is a project
who’s time had come

like the new place
looks like you have more room there

and a good place for st francis
while you do your gym exercises
up and down the stairs

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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littlecope

2883 posts in 2103 days


#3 posted 542 days ago

Thanks Guys!
Lew: After I found two of the studs it went a little faster because I could jump ahead 16” and do the drilling there…
David: How did you know that I was only going to get two of the pegs?! :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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gfadvm

10580 posts in 1291 days


#4 posted 542 days ago

Mike- I thought I was the only one who needed to drill holes to find studs! Those battery powered stud finders are totally useless in my hands. That rack looks pretty full. It may be time to start on a mate for it. Love the shrine.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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TopamaxSurvivor

14604 posts in 2277 days


#5 posted 542 days ago

It didn’t take long to use that up! Going to build another? :-)) Nice job, Mike.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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grizzman

6798 posts in 1904 days


#6 posted 542 days ago

nice long coat rack, plenty of room to hang things…your home looks comfortable and warm, enjoy it, you guys deserve it for sure, i wish i was closer, would love to make you some custom tables and such…we could have a great time doing that mike…so what is next…you going to take on some furniture…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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stefang

12588 posts in 1935 days


#7 posted 542 days ago

Good to see your newest project in action already Mike.Looks good. Now if you could just put a shelf above that you would have a place for gloves and hats.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

7483 posts in 1521 days


#8 posted 542 days ago

Nice, Mike! :) I need one of those! Great project!

Sheila

-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts Magazine, If you like reading my blog, come visit at Sheila Landry Designs http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com "Knowledge is Power"

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Porchfish

570 posts in 1133 days


#9 posted 542 days ago

I’m in North Florida Mike, and I could use a good coat rack too (just not as many hooks) I’m pulling for Punxatawney (sp?) Phil to give you folks a break ! don s.

-- If it smells good, eat it ! The pig caught under the fence is the one doing all thesquealing

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Roger

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#10 posted 541 days ago

Really nice rack and statue shelf, Mike.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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littlecope

2883 posts in 2103 days


#11 posted 541 days ago

gfadvm: Andy, I don’t think there’s a better way than drilling… There is just too much metal in these old plaster walls for those stud finders!
Topo: If I had another wall I probably would build another, but…
Grizzman: That’s very kind of you Bob! Looking at the pix it looks like our place is pretty bare and Spartan… but that’s just the Hallway!! Our place is chock-full of furniture, the stuff I already had, the stuff I’ve made, and a few things from my Parent’s house… We got Plenty!!
Stefang: Mike, I thought of having a shelf over, but didn’t have enough Lumber… I’d also like to make a long narrow bench, with storage under, for shoes… Someday…
Sheila: Why don’t you Make One!! :)
Porchfish: Don, it’s been another strange year for weather… Last week was bitter cold, Zero and below, this week was 50’s and 60’s… We’ve had several snowstorms, but for all the dire warnings, we end up with inches of snow rather than feet… No wonder everyone is getting the Flu!!
Roger: Thank You my Friend, and Congratulations on your latest Family Member!! I haven’t yet taken a look, but I’m headed over to the Forums right now to take a peek!! :)
Thank You All for taking the time!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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Jim Jakosh

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#12 posted 537 days ago

That will get the job done. Nice one, Mike…............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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