Entry Way Coat Rack

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Project by Firewood posted 09-30-2018 09:27 PM 1008 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a walnut coat rack I made for our entry way. It is about 42” long and 7” deep. All pieces are about 7/8” thick.
It is assembled with a combination of dowels and Kreg Pocket Hole Screws. It is finished with dark walnut danish oil and 3 coats of GF Arm-R Seal. We picked out the baskets BEFORE final dimensioning to get a good fit. Hope you like it.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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#1 posted 09-30-2018 09:33 PM

two thumbs up! I was wondering how you found baskets that fit so perfectly. now I see you had them before you dimensioned your project. sort of the chicken before the egg thing. well done.l

-- "Nothing happens until you build it"

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#2 posted 09-30-2018 09:45 PM

Great looking project. Bet the wife is happy. Congrats on a project well done.
Where did u get the baskets from?

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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#3 posted 09-30-2018 10:29 PM

Thanks for the comments. JCamp, yes, the wife is happy :-). We found the baskets and Bed Bath & Beyond.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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#4 posted 09-30-2018 11:12 PM

Like may copy it.

-- Be yourself everyone else is already taken.

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Rick Dennington

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#5 posted 09-30-2018 11:21 PM


That is one stellar job you did on making the coat rack….! It looks really good, and a smart move to have the baskets before the build….What will you use the baskets for..? Stored items, just d├ęcor, etc….? As always, you ‘ve turned out another beautiful piece of furniture….Well done, my friend….!!

-- " The secret to staying young looking.....hang around old people.." R.D.

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#6 posted 10-01-2018 12:10 AM

beautiful firewood errr I mean beautiful coat rack

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#7 posted 10-01-2018 12:47 AM

Looks great. Looks like a great fit for the space.

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#8 posted 10-01-2018 01:02 PM

Very nice job on the coat rack. I like the design. I may have to copy that for future reference.

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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#9 posted 10-02-2018 02:47 AM

Very Nice Piece Of Work & Well Done Mike!

-- Richard (Ontario, CANADA)

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#10 posted 10-03-2018 02:30 PM

Very nice piece of woodworking, I never tought of small baskets but that is a brilliant ides.
Keep on making saw dust.

-- andrek

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#11 posted 10-03-2018 09:17 PM

Thanks everyone for all your nice comments. It means a lot given the talent I see here with everyone else’s projects.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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