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Animal shape coat hangers

Use scrap pieces of supawood and paint to craft these adorable coat hangers for a children's bedroom. We've made a selection of animal designs for you to copy.

 

You will need:

12mm Supawood
Jigsaw and fretsaw blade
Dremel Multitool and sanding ring - or - 120-grit sandpaper
Acrylic craft paint
Small paintbrush and fine, artist's paintbrush

Here's how:

1. Draw your designs onto pieces of 12mm Supawood. The easiest way to cut out the shapes is with a jigsaw and fretsaw blade. This blade is shorter and narrower than a standard cutting blade and allows you to manoeuver around corners and curves.

2. A Dremel Multitool with sanding ring is perfect for sanding around and smoothing once you have cut out the design. If you don't own a Dremel Multitool, use 120-grit sandpaper.

 

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