Building a coat rack is a great beginner woodworking project. You can build this type of coat rack with basically any type of old wood. I was able to get some old barn wood from a friend of mine that had a barn that was several hundred years old.
You can follow along with the plans and or watch the build video.
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📝 MATERIALS LIST
Old barn wood siding – 8ft 1×8
⭕ MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS
How to build a farmhouse coat rack. Please note this is a basic instruction how to for a more detailed version be sure to download the plans.
Cut your wood to your desired length using a miter saw. I made mine about 4ft. You will need two 4ft boards.
Make your top shelf by trimming down your board to about 6-7 inches. You will need to use a table saw for this step.
Attach the top to the back using woodglue and screws.
Next, you will need to install your coat hooks
Your project is now complete and you can hang it on the wall using drywall anchors and screws.