Wall-mount quilt hanging rack

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Project by DaleMaley posted 03-03-2014 12:03 AM 2435 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My sister’s boyfriend asked me to design and make a wall-mounted quilt hanger, for a family heirloom quilt.

I reviewed several alternative existing designs, and many of them with a horizontal board on top for a shelf.

Because this quilt hanger will be mounted fairly high in elevation, we choose a simple design with no top shelf.

I found some oak finials at Rockler to dress up the ends. The finials came with a 1/2” male dowel, which I sanded off flush. I then carefully drilled a 1/4” hole in each finial to accept a short piece of dowel. One finial is removable using a slip fit, to install the quilt, or remove it.

The design for this quilt bracket is on Google’s 3D warehouse. I shared it in case other people want to use it.

To see all of my trials & tribulations on this project, see my web site.

-- Dale, Illinois,

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#1 posted 03-03-2014 12:18 AM

Great hanger. My mother in law is a quilter, these are very useful items to them

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#2 posted 03-03-2014 01:38 AM

Very nicely done.

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