Monkey business tree-shaped coat rack
Make a tree-shaped coat rack or hanger out of PG Bison 12mm SupaWood and paint this in your choice of colour for a fun coat rack or hanger for a child's bedroom. Arrange with your local Builders Warehouse to cut half a sheet down to size, or make more than one and give them as gifts.
Piece of 12mm SupaWood - 750 x 1000mm
No More Nails adhesive
120- + 240-grit sandpaper
Choice of paint to finish
6 of 4 x 40mm cut screws
Dremel DSM20 Cutting Tool or jigsaw and clean-cut blade
Drill / Driver + assorted bits
Tape measure and pencil
1. Mark the sheet of supawood into a 10cm square grid. This will make it easier to draw the tree shape onto the board. Don't forget to draw shapes for the base and 2 supports.
2. Place the board on a workbench and clamp securely. Use a Dremel DSM20 Cutting Tool or jigsaw to cut out the shapes. Sand all the pieces with 120-grit sandpaper to remove any uneven edge and then with 240-grit sandpaper to smooth.
3. Use Pattex No More Nails adhesive to secure the sections to the base. Once the adhesive is dry, I like to pop a couple of 4 x 40mm scews through the base for added security. Drill 3mm pilot holes and countersink before driving in the screws.