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Kids teepee clothes rack

ProjectPete
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ProjectPete
ProjectPete
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A simple rack in a teepee shape to hang kids clothes.

 

 

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The project

 

I whipped up this simple but effective clothes rack for some of my girls' fancy show-off clothes.

 

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How to build a teepee clothes rack

 

Step 1

Trim the ends of your dressed Pine at a 15 degree angle using a drop saw.

 

Step 2

Stand two pieces of dressed Pine with the cut ends on the floor, crossing them at the top to create a teepee shape.

 

Step 3

Mark the space where the pieces overlap and drill through with a spade bit. Repeat this process for the other two pieces of dressed Pine.

 

Step 4

Paint your timber pieces (optional). We only painted a small section of the Pine using painter's tape to mask off. 

 

Step 5

Let the paint dry and then push the dowel through the holes you drilled.

 

Step 6

To maintain structure you can add wood glue inside the holes where the dowel sits and the timber crosses over. You could also drill a hole in the bottom of each dressed Pine piece and run a rope through on each side, or simply use more dressed Pine as a cross section.

 

Tools and materials

 

 

 

  • Undercoat (optional)

 

  • Paint (optional)

 

  • Wood glue or rope to maintain structure

 

  • Drop saw

 

  • Drill

 

  • 25mm spade drill bit

 

  • Pencil

 

  • Clamps

 

  • Painter's masking tape (optional)

 

  • Paint brush (optional)

 

Other clothes racks

 

Mick0s shared this dress-up rack for the kids built in a simple A-frame.

 

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