Lego Coat Rack

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Tools & Materials
Material List
  • 1 pc of 2” x 4” x 36”
  • 1 pc of 1 ¼” Dowel x 18”
  • Water-based paint (assorted colours)
  • 4 pcs - 2 Hook Hangers
Tool list
  • Mitre Saw or Mitre Box and Backsaw
  • Small Handheld Drill and 1/8” drill bit
  • Sanding Block
  • 100 Grit and 150 Grit Sand Paper
  • Carpenters (Wood) Glue or Glue Gun and Glue Stick
  • Painter’s Tape
  • Water-based paint (various colours)
  • Screwdriver
Procedure
  1. Measure, Mark and Cut a 2x4 to a length of 36”.
  2. Measure, Mark and Cut 26 pieces of 1 ¼” dowel each to a length of ½” using a mitre saw or, alternatively, a mitre box and backsaw.
  3. Sand any rough spots or edges until smooth.
  4. Measure and Draw lines on the 2x4 at 5”, 8 ½”, 12”, 15 ½”, 20 ½”, 24”, 27 ½” and 31”.
  5. Lightly Mark the centre of the four squares where the four hooks will be attached. These will be at 6 ¾”, 13 ¾” , 22 ¼” and 29 ¼”.
  6. Glue the pieces of dowel following the layout below.
  7. Line up a hook in the centre of each of the four empty squares.
  8. Mark the location of the two holes in each hook.
  9. Drill holes to attach the hooks using a 1/8” drill bit to a depth of ½”.
  10. Using painter’s tape to mask off adjoining sections, Paint each section a different colour as desired.
  11. Attach the hooks using the screws provided or ¾” #6 wood screws.
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