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Carpenter themed fathers day coat rack

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This is my coat rack i made with a carpenter theme. For the wood i used a 1x12x6 oak board,Five claw hammers and two quick squares.
 
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Step 1: Materials

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(1) 1x12x6 piece of red oak

(2) Five  claw hammers

(3) Two quick squares

Step 2: Cutting The oak wood boards

Step 1 ~ I decided to cut the oak  rack boards 9 inches wide by 3 feet long.

Step 2 ~I used a 1/2 inch round over router bit to bevel the edges.

Step 3 ~ I measured  in 3/8 of a inch on the top board and drew a line down the edge of the board for the screws

Step 4~  I drilled seven  1/8inch   holes And installed the black specialty screws to assemble the rack.

Step 3: Claw hammer configuration

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Step 1 ~ Find the right height and angle for the claw hammer.

Step 2 ~  Mark and cut the hammer handle.

Step 3 ~ Pre fit the hammer head  to the board and make sure its the angle and height you desire then cut the other four hammer handles.

Step 4: Assembling the hammer heads

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Step 1~ Pre drill the hammer heads with a 7/32 drill bit.

Step 2 ~ Pre drill the board with a 1/4 inch drill bit.

Step 4~  I used 1 1/2 inch long by 1/4 inch tap con screws assemble the hammer heads to the board.

Step 5: Assembling the quick squares

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Step 1~ I marked and  drilled (4)  3/16 inch holes in each quick square.

Step 2~ Assemble the quick squares to the board with # 6  Screws

Step 6: Protective finish

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Step 1~I like using this Minwax Polycrylic water base for the protective finish because it drys fast and doesnt have a odor.

Step 2~ Mount to a wall and enjoy your Carpenter themed coat rack.
GlennPruett8 months ago
I made this for our pastor that is a carpenter also awesome project
coolbeansbaby68 (author)  GlennPruett8 months ago
thank you
cdog5579 months ago
I've made like 20of them for my family.
rojo9 months ago
Thanks I'm building one for the workshop your very creative
coolbeansbaby68 (author)  rojo9 months ago
Just remember .Its a good idea to use those concrete tap con screws they work very well
coolbeansbaby68 (author)  rojo9 months ago
ah thank you for the nice comment
I had not seen this project until I saw the finalist in the Father's day contest. This is what I call pure creative genius :). AWESOME. Thank you for sharing.
coolbeansbaby68 (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya9 months ago
Thank you very much .
Largrin10 months ago
What a great idea. And it looks great. Brilliant!
coolbeansbaby68 (author)  Largrin10 months ago
Thank you very much
GlennPruett10 months ago
Very nice
peterman92110 months ago
might try this with used tools and some pallet wood
coolbeansbaby68 (author)  peterman92110 months ago
The hammers came from harbor freight tool store for 2.99 each the squares were 3.00 each
nice
Nick7058710 months ago
That is a really good idea. Great craftsmanship on your part too.
coolbeansbaby68 (author)  Nick7058710 months ago
Thank you for the compliment
Phil B10 months ago
I like it.
coolbeansbaby68 (author)  Phil B10 months ago
Thanks phil
bob303010 months ago
This is really cool! I think any Father would be grateful to receive this as a gift. Good job.
coolbeansbaby68 (author)  bob303010 months ago
Thank you very much
ChrysN10 months ago
That is so clever, what a great gift!
coolbeansbaby68 (author)  ChrysN10 months ago
Thank you very much
cariotti10 months ago
OK. I am inspired to produce one of these this weekend for myself. I am a father, why not treat myself! Great idea!
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