Corralling everyone's coats, bags, and hats can be quite the task. Dorris shares how to make a rustic herringbone wall rack that is up to the challenge.
Skill Level: Moderate
Time Required: Weekend project
Project Cost: Around $50 (mostly the hardware)
What You Need
- 1/4" plywood (1 sheet)
- 2/3' plywood (2 small pieces)
- 12' of 1x6 boards
- Scrap wood for the herringbone pattern (Dorris used ripped 2x4, old wood flooring, and pallet wood)
- Hook hardware
- Wood glue
- Poly-acrylic sealant
- Wood filler
- Nail gun (or a hammer, nail and nail punch)
- Speed square
- Mitre saw for cutting the herringbone angles
- Table Saw (If you don't have one, your local home improvement store can make the cuts for you)
1. Make the frame: Put a 2' by 4' frame together using the 1x6 boards. Glue and nail gun at the joints to secure everything.
2. Add the back: Secure 3/4" plywood onto the back side of the frame with glue and nails.