I have the tiniest closet of life! This DIY is a great way to maximize space if you have a small closet like I do. Plus, I love the way it decorates my space at the same time 🙂
– Metal Spray Paint (I used Rustoleum in metallic)
– 3/4 in x 5 ft black pipe (qty: 3)
– 3/4 in 90 degree black pipe elbow (qty: 2)
– 3/4 in threaded floor flange (qty: 2)
– 4 wheels (Hooded Ball Swivel Plate Casters)
– Wood for the base (5’6 by 1 foot)
– Wood Stain
– Sponge and wipe cloth for staining wood
– 1 box of 1 inch wood screws
– Power Drill
DIY Garment Rack Tutorial Steps:
1. Assemble the piping by screwing the elbows onto the both ends of one pipe and finally to the remaining pipes. Attach the threaded floor flanges to the bottom of each pipe. You can temporarily mount the base to two pieces of scratch wood you have lying around (you can kinda see how I did this in #3 of the tutorial image below). This will allow the piping to have support while you spray paint it. Once assembled, spray paint the piping (I used Rustoleum in Metallic).
2. Get a piece of wood from home depot that’s at least 5.5 feet long (mine was about 5’6 by 1 foot wide). Align the wheels on each corner of the wood leaving about 1 inch of space around. Make a pilot hole and then drill the wheels to the base.
3. Stain your wood per instructions on the can allowing a few coats and enough dry time.
4. Use polyurethane in semi-gloss to protect the stained wood.
5. Attach the assembled piping to your wood base. You might need help with this one so someone can hold it while the other drills the nails through. And, there you have it. Easy enough!
Oh, and P.S. here’s my tiny little closet, the only ex-drawback of my sweet condo: