Easy Peg Rack

8 Materials
1 Hour

The perfect simple rack for a small entry way does exist! I recently wallpapered this small garage entryway and had taken down my old clunky coat rack.

I wanted something sleek, modern, and low profile and this fit the bill perfectly.

1. Measure

First, you want to measure your space.

2. Cut board and sand.

Cut board to desired length and sand smooth.

3. Cut dowel rod.

Cut dowel rods at a 30 degree angle, about 3 inches long. You totally don’t have to do these at an angle. They can be straight. I just feel that the upward angle helps to hold things a bit better. I used 5 pieces. Sand these too.

4. Measure and mark for pegs

Measure and mark where your pegs will go. Mine are about 4 inches apart.

5. Attach pegs

Attach pegs to board with 1.5” screws.

I left mine natural but at this point you could stain or paint.

6. Find studs!

Get ready to attach it to the wall! First, find your studs. If you don’t put it into studs, then you will need to use some strong anchors.

7. Attach to wall.

Insert first screw.

8. Level

Make sure your rack is level. My stud finder has a level on it. If you don’t have a level, you can measure from the floor up and make sure that way.

9. Attach other side.

Insert second screw.

10. Hang stuff

Hang your things! Hats, book bags, purses, coats. Whatever you want!

Thats it! Hang your things and admire the view. Mine usually doesn’t look this pretty. It actually has dog leashes and backpacks on it, but at least it’s cute for the picture!

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  • Viv Viv on Oct 29, 2020

    Great job!

  • William William on Nov 02, 2020

    I like how everybody is asking about everything else except the peg rack 😂 I love the look of peg racks. They will go with any decor. Cheaper than buying hooks and deciding what kind to buy. The angle is always a plus. I like to go 10 to 30 degrees too.

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    • Meg Meg on Dec 11, 2020

      Thank you Penny!