industrial clothing rack :: Annie Sloan style

after we installed our entertainment center, we had an extra piece of base board laying around.  and if you know me, you know that i can’t throw any piece of wood away.  i know, i’ve got issues.

coat rack Annie Sloan duck egg, and hinges

but you knew that.

coat rack Annie Sloan duck egg, and hinges

it started out 8′ long, so i used a hand hack saw to cut it in half.   Annie Sloan painted coat rack with blue towel

it started out white.  i used Annie Sloan’s duck egg first.  then i lightly sanded it to bring some of the white up.   Annie Sloan coat rack under a surfboard rack

then i dry brushed some paris gray and louis blue.  using a very very rough wire brush, i scraped the entire board in a single direction.  i wanted to get some rough and visible scratches to show.

Annie Sloan coat rack under a surfboard rack with a wetsuit

first a coat of clear wax, then dark wax.  so super easy.

then, using some old hinges that came from this shutter headboard project, i secured the hinges.  i wanted an industrial look….so this worked perfectly.  a bunch of super glue did the trick to hold the hinges at an angle.  we’ll see just how ‘super’ this super glue is. closeup of old hinge holding a hanger

now, there’s a perfect spot beneath the surfboards to hang wet towels and wetsuits.

industrial hanging rack with towel, wetsuits

there’s even a perfect secret shelf for the wax on each hinge.  i’m letting my husband believe i planned it that way.  🙂 industrial hanging rack with hinge that doubles as surf wax shelf

can’t wait for the boys to start getting in the water.  i did spy them doing this over the weekend with their Daddy.  made me weep!

 

linking to: beyond the picket fence

sharing is caring
About meesh
  • Battle of tribes is a strategy game where you fight
    with other gamers. ) Kingdoms of Camelot places the player back in the Britain of myth and legend, answering the
    call of the great knight Arthur. Of course, other factions in the Eve Online universe see the people of the Federation as pompous and
    overbearing fools.

Social media & sharing icons powered by UltimatelySocial

Like what you see? Tell a friend!