Coat hanger carrier

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Project by scopemonkey posted 05-27-2008 06:20 AM 3566 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a better way to carry wooden coat hangers down to our basement laundry room. A little measuring later, and I came up with this. My sister saw what I was making and wanted one too, so I made the smaller one for her. We keep it in the closet and whenever a coat hanger isn’t being used, it is placed on the carrier for an easy tote to the basement. Made it out of some oak I had lying around and oak dowels and finished with Tung oil and wax. The inlaid purple heart dutchmen are completely superfluous, but I like to practice different techniques on these small “honey do” projects just to hone my skills for the bigger projects.

-- GSY from N. Idaho

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#1 posted 05-27-2008 06:22 AM

very creative…

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#2 posted 05-27-2008 08:46 AM

What a great idea! And they look great too.


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#3 posted 05-27-2008 12:06 PM

You have combined both form and function in this carrier. It serves a practical purpose and looks good as well.

Nicely done.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 05-27-2008 01:18 PM

Very cool idea. Something every home needs. Nicely done.

-- JJohn

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#5 posted 05-27-2008 01:23 PM

Great solution to the honey’s issue. Thank you for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#6 posted 05-27-2008 02:41 PM

I like that concept. You’ve made something original. Great idea.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#7 posted 05-27-2008 09:18 PM

Ditto on the Cool Idea. Very original. Good job.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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#8 posted 05-27-2008 11:29 PM

That’s a pretty cool idea!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#9 posted 05-30-2008 05:20 AM

Awesome idea.

I like the “non black socks” container as well.

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#10 posted 03-26-2009 05:58 AM

cool idea

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#11 posted 09-17-2009 05:40 AM

I love this idea and design! Very creative and it looks great!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#12 posted 02-18-2010 12:18 AM

Somebody is far too organized… Nice looking project…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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