Rustic Coat Rack From a Tree Branch

Make a coat rack from a tree branch to bring the warmth and charm of natural wood into your home in a creative, functional way.

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Step 11: Drill through the backerboard into the base of the branch and countersink the hole. Unless you have four arms or a pretty sophisticated clamping system, you may need someone to help you hold the branch in place while you drill the holes for inserting the screws. To be on the safe side, I’d put in at least three long and strong lag screws. As long as you’re not using the wall rack for chin-ups, it should be fine for holding as many coats as there are branch pegs!