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Hall Hooks Illustration by Carl Clayton Around our house, the coming of winter is not a welcome time of the year.Coats, hats, scarves and more tend to clutter an otherwise tidy hall.Perhaps a few special coat hooks, strategically placed, will eliminate this little problem.
It seems to be working for my daughter's jacket and hat.The first thing you will want to do is prepare the material.Although not obvious in the photograph, the hook is made by laminating two or more pieces of thin material with grain direction 90 degrees to each other similar to that of plywood.
This gives the hook strength in all directions and is the reason the hook doesn't break when used.Oak was the wood of choice in this project but you can use any hard wood.I'd steer away from all soft woods.
After all, it is a load-bearing project and you never know when a little person may lift themselves by one of them (definitely not recommended).If you are going to make two-ply hooks, which is how this one was made, you will need 2 pieces ⅜' thick 4' x 6'.
Remember that one piece needs the grain along the 4' direction and the other...