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How To Make a Building-Block Hat Rack For Kids

Use classic wooden letter blocks to create a kids’ coat rack. To keep this project on budget, we recycled an old floor lamp to use as the base.

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To make a building-block hat rack, you’ll need: 1-1/2” square wood building blocks; a used lamp or pedestal base; a 7/8”-thick wood dowel 48” long; a 7/16”-thick dowel for hat rack pegs 20” long; a 4” rectangular block of wood; wood screws; a cordless drill or drill press; 7/8 and 7/16 drill bits; and a handsaw.



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