Woodworking Newsletter
Vol. 1, Issue 1
October 2006
Rustic Coat Rack
Rustic coat rack
This rustic coat rack – made with a piece of driftwood and old hammers – is quick and easy to make. It’s a nice addition to a workshop or potting shed.

Tools and materials needed:
  • Bandsaw or handsaw
  • 1/2” tenon cutter
  • Wood for backing board (driftwood, barnboard or any milled hardwood. Size can vary.)
  • Old hammers or other wooden-handled tools
  • 1/2” and 3/8” Forstner bit
  • 1/8” and 11/64” twist drill bit
  • Electric drill (or hand brace)
  • Countersink bit
  • Two wooden buttons or plugs with 3/8” bases
  • Wood glue
  • #8 wood screws (length should be chosen to suit wood thickness – see step 8. Number of screws depends on number of hangers.)
  • #6 wood screws
  • Screwdriver to fit screws
  • Ruler
  • Square
  • Level
  • Pencil
Optional tools and materials:
  • Bench plane
  • Stud finder
  • Paint, stain or finish
 
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