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Jewelry Hanger

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Transform a wooden coat hanger into a hang-anywhere jewelry holder in less than an hour.

Jewelry hanger

Project Overview

Skill Level

Beginner

Estimated Time

A few hours

Estimated Cost

$$$$$

Tools & Materials

Tools

  • Drill and 1/16-in bit
  • Tape measure or ruler
  • Awl

Materials

  • Wood hangers, pack of 10, #325802
  • 4 - 1/2-in white cup hooks, #330634

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Instructions

Step 1

Pop out the bottom bar of a hanger. If necessary, cut it in half first.

Step 2

For a total of 18 hooks, measure 1 inch from the ends of the hanger and mark the underside every inch. Use an awl to start the holes.

Good to Know

Drilling 1/16-inch pilot holes will help you install the cup hooks without damaging the wood. Drill 1/2-inch-deep holes at the marks, but hold the drill steady -- narrow drill bits break easily.

Step 3

Jewelry hanger from coat hanger

Carefully screw a cup hook in each hole. If the cup hook is hard to turn despite the pilot holes, rub the threads against a wax candle before driving the cup hooks.