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This coat rack is very easy to make and it's practically FREE!

It's a mix of pallet wood, reclaimed wood and scrap wood.

I did this instructable for the ' Paint It' contest, but was utterly disappointed to find it US ONLY!

Hmmm...well it has pallets so I'm putting it for the pallet contest! Who knows, as they say 'Anything is possible' ;)

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Step 1: Collect Your Scrap Wood

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Collect any free wood. Scrap wood, broken pallets are perfect for this project!

You would also need

Acrylic paint, wood stain

Enamel paint ( optional...I used it as I had it and wanted that dark chocolate stain)

In pallets you can cut off where there are no nails. Select wood of various thickness. Rip the wood to the width you want. My maximum width was 1.5". Sand all your wood and cut to 10" length. I treated all the wood with wood presavative as I was nervouse about some termite holes.

suziart21 days ago
Fab, looks great thanks
sunshiine10 months ago

Gorgeous, I loved the different colors together! What a great use of pallets.


HollyMann10 months ago

Wow - great job Shazni this is beautiful! :)

shazni (author)  HollyMann10 months ago

Thanks so much Holly :-)

Wow... very cool :), I am becoming fan of your woodworking skills Shazni :)

shazni (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya10 months ago

Thanks Tarun. That's too much praise :-) I'm still a novi

Don't be so modest :). I mean it.

shazni (author)  Tarun Upadhyaya10 months ago

lol Thanks! I'll take it :-)

lindarose9210 months ago

This is great! I love all those colors!! :)

shazni (author)  lindarose9210 months ago

Thank you so much Linda!

crank_girl10 months ago
shazni (author)  crank_girl10 months ago


I love the stripes!

shazni (author)  Danger is my middle name10 months ago

Thanks :)

doodlecraft10 months ago

Wow, this turned out great! Love the vibrant colors! :)

shazni (author)  doodlecraft10 months ago

Thank you so much! I love how you paint most of your stuff. You have great color co-ordination :)