Step 6: Paint the Wire Baskets

Paint the Wire Baskets to build a wall-mounted coatrack
Photo: Wendell T. Webber
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While the rack dries, coat the wire baskets with spray primer and paint so that they match the coat hooks. Allow the paint to dry for at least two hours, then flip the baskets over and paint the other sides. Add a second coat of paint if desired.
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    Tools List

    • miter saw
      Miter saw
    • circular saw
      Circular saw (or table saw)
    • drill
      Drill/driver
    • adjustable clamp
      Speed clamps
    • paintbrushes
      Paintbrushes

    Shopping List

    1x4 We chose pine. Get two 8-foot lengths.

    1x3 Get one 8-foot length.

    -by-2--inch fluted door casing Get two 7-foot lengths.

    Wire baskets Get two or more.

    Coat hooks and hardware Get three.

    Cup hooks Get two for each basket.1-¼-inch trim-head screws

    120-grit sandpaper

    Wood glue

    Primer and paint for the coatrack

    Spray primer and spray paint for the wire baskets