Introduction: Fork Wall Hooks!

About: I enjoy photography, horticulture and carpentry, and am almost always doing something relating to of those things.

In the process of attempting some fork snails, this idea came to me. My forks wouldn't bend like I wanted them to, and when I looked at the mutilated snail, I somehow saw a hook out of it all. This is how I did it.

The concept is that the teeth go down over the nails, nails acting as a fulcrum, and torque created by your coat pushes the teeth against the wall, holding it all up.

Step 1: Materials

All you need is a cheap fork (I bought a four pack at the dollar store) and a vise. To hang them up, two nails are required.

Step 2: Bending

I started by clamping the teeth of the fork into the vise and working my way down. There isn't a lot of instruction involved, my fork was cheap enough that i could bend it by hand. Just follow the pictures for the basic shape.

Step 3: Installation

Hanging the hooks up is pretty straight forward, just put two nails in between any of the teeth. I suggest nailing one nail in, pushing the fork onto it, and then adding another to stop it from spinning.

The photo below shows how I installed it onto a piece of wood, just to test it...I haven't put any on my walls yet. As you can see, this one easily supports my sweatshirt.

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