Step 2: Measure for the Spigot-Handle Hooks

Measure for the Spigot-Handle Hooks to Build a Spigot-Handle Tool Rack
Photo: Laura Moss
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Make a pencil mark on the wood where you want each handle to go, keeping in mind that the handles should be evenly spaced. In place of two handles, I used vintage spring clips—great for holding long-handled tools—that I scored at a flea market, but hardware stores sell new clips in various shapes and sizes.
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    Tools List

    • 30-foot tape measure
      Measuring tape
    • combination square
      Combination square (optional)
    • drill
      Drill/driver
    • socket wrench
      Socket wrench
    • multi-bit screwdriver
      Screwdriver

    Shopping List

    Reclaimed molding

    Clear polyurethane spray (satin sheen)

    Spigot handles

    Spring clips and screws¼-inch galvanized lag screws and corresponding nylon spacers

    Hanging hardware