Barn board coat rack

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Project by guitchess posted 04-13-2013 04:19 AM 1742 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is a coat rack that I made for my father in law for father’s day. I’m not usually the barn board kind of guy, but this lumber comes from a now collapsed barn that was on the farm that he was raised on. I’m sure he has many memories working cattle under the structure the these boards once contributed to.

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#1 posted 04-13-2013 10:19 AM

Always more important that it matters to the customer. Simple things like this can be worth more than gold.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 04-13-2013 12:22 PM

very nice.great work.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#3 posted 04-13-2013 04:47 PM

Where do the coats hang? It’s cool looking.

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#4 posted 04-13-2013 10:23 PM

That’s cool. I hope he likes it.

-- Tree, wood, and box lover. Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan, and soon to be Pennsylvanian once again!

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#5 posted 04-13-2013 11:53 PM

Going to add the hangers just under the lower shelf. Also going to put hangers down the stiles to hang some of his many hats. Any one have an idea of how to stabilize the wood? I don’t like the idea of particles falling from it every time it is touched.

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