My sister-in-law is obsessed with light fixtures. She’s drawn to those non-traditional, quirky ones. I can’t say I blame her. With almost everything mass-produced nowadays, getting something unique is becoming more difficult.
She’s been raving about a certain lamp for the longest time. She said it was made out of wooden coat hangers. At first, it was kind of hard to imagine but when she showed me the photo, it made perfect sense. I understood why she loved it so much that I offered to help her DIY it.
Sturdy & Durable: Handcrafted with no paint on top of the extremely durable Lotus wood, it gives a natural wood scent.
She wanted the piece to stand out so the first thing that we did was get matching coat hangers. We do have several wooden hangers at home but she wanted a different kind. We bought a little over a dozen and then we got to work.
I must say it was a meticulous project, one that involves a lot of precise measuring and cutting. Once you get the hang of it, the rest becomes pretty easy. Plus, the finished product was more than awesome! We loved it so much we’re considering making several for our family and friends.
- Wooden hanger
- Light bulb with sockets
- Wood glue
- Table saw
- Circular saw jig
- Drill with a drill bit
- Disc sander
- Vertical drill press table
- Vise grip
Click on any image to start the lightbox display. Use your Esc key to close the lightbox.
If you want to start creating this beautiful project, watch this video…