Clothing Rail using a Tree Branch
Make a stylish clothing rail using a tree branch to hang all your clothes and add a unique touch to your bedroom or dressing room.
When moving into your first home, one thing you will definitely need is a place to hang your clothes. If there isn't already a place to hang - make your own hanging rail using a tree branch. If you are already living in a home but finding that there isn't enough room to hang all your clothes, this unique clothes hanger is up to the task.
YOU WILL NEED:
Steel cable to hang - or sturdy rope
Wire clips and fixings
Drill/Driver plus assorted bits
Tape measure and pencil
1. Find the right tree branch to cut to the required length. Make sure that the branch is fairly straight and it will be easy to cut of any smaller branches with you jigsaw. Our branch hanger is 1500mm in length.
GOOD TO KNOW: Birch trees or Leopard trees are perfect for this project. The bark adds a wonderful texture.
2. Use a tape measure and pencil to measure and mark the intervals for screwing in the cup hooks.
GOOD TO KNOW: If the wood is dense hardwood, use a 2mm or 3mm drill bit to drill a small hole to allow you to screw in the cup hooks easily.
3. Screw in all your cup hools and then drill a hole for mounting the branch to hang from the ceiling.
GOOD TO KNOW: You can use steel cable and fixings, or you can tie a sturdy rope to hang up your branch rail. Do be sure to mount the fittings in the ceiling into a sturdy beam.
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