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Lookalike Rustic Hall Tree for Under $100



This hall tree is the perfect place to hang your purse, backpacks, etc. The bench makes for an easy place to slip off your shoes and store them on the shelf underneath, while the upper shelf serves as a place for potted plants, etc. The chalkboard is a perfect place to write down reminders.

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  1. Project Steps

    1. Step: 1

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      Drill 1 1/2” pocket holes into the 15” 2x4 pieces. Attach with wood glue and 2 1/2” pocket screws

    2. Step: 2

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      Drill 1 1/2” pocket holes into the 15” 2x2 pieces. Attach to the back frame using wood glue and 2 1/2” pocket screws.

    3. Step: 3

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      Drill 1 1/2” pocket holes into the 15” and 19” pieces that make up the frame of the bench. Attach with wood glue and 2 1/2” pocket screws. Line up and square the bench frame to the back of the hall tree. Glue and attach with 2 1/2” pocket screws.

    4. Step: 4

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      Drill 1 1/2” pocket holes into each end of the center support stretchers. Attach to the bench frame with 2 1/2” pocket screws and wood glue.

    5. Step: 5

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      Attach the 1x2 pieces to the bench, spacing them approximately 5/8” apart. Glue and nail into place with 1 1/4” brad nails.

    6. Step: 6

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      Use a pencil to draw the radiuses on each of the shelf brackets. With a jigsaw or bandsaw, cut along the area you drew and sand smooth. Use the first piece to trace the same radius pattern for the second piece.

    7. Step: 7

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      Drill 1 1/2” pocket holes into the inside faces of the brackets. Glue and attach in place with 2 1/2” pocket screws.

    8. Step: 8

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      Fill the pocket holes with wood filler or 3/8” dowels, cut flush with a hand saw. Sand down smooth.

    9. Step: 9

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      Attach the 1x2 shelf pieces with wood glue and 1 1/4” brad nails, spacing them approximately 5/8” apart.

    10. Step: 10

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      Fill all of the nail holes with wood filler and sand the entire hall tree smooth. Paint or stain as desired.

    11. Step: 11

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      Center the chalkboard over the back of the hall tree and attach with 1” narrow crown staples. Brad nails can also be used; however, the staples will provided added strength for the chalkboard.

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Lookalike Rustic Hall Tree for Under $100

by Addicted 2 DIY
Jun 04, 2018
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This hall tree is the perfect place to hang your purse, backpacks, etc. The bench makes for an easy place to slip off your shoes and store them on the shelf underneath, while the upper shelf serves as a place for potted plants, etc. The chalkboard is a perfect place to write down reminders.

Project Steps

  1. Step: 1
    Huge 5955ca7b a19f 4d68 b74a db64c4e2cbdb

    Drill 1 1/2” pocket holes into the 15” 2x4 pieces. Attach with wood glue and 2 1/2” pocket screws

  2. Step: 2
    Huge 709e7d36 7039 48f7 b8bc 5f5c3749ecab

    Drill 1 1/2” pocket holes into the 15” 2x2 pieces. Attach to the back frame using wood glue and 2 1/2” pocket screws.

  3. Step: 3
    Huge 9886384f e066 4fbd 9190 31047b0aa7dc

    Drill 1 1/2” pocket holes into the 15” and 19” pieces that make up the frame of the bench. Attach with wood glue and 2 1/2” pocket screws. Line up and square the bench frame to the back of the hall tree. Glue and attach with 2 1/2” pocket screws.

  4. Step: 4
    Huge 6c0c7d64 0601 4a70 b507 14c5ea27dfb6

    Drill 1 1/2” pocket holes into each end of the center support stretchers. Attach to the bench frame with 2 1/2” pocket screws and wood glue.

  5. Step: 5
    Huge 0f232734 d43b 4990 9a5b d2eb51b7cab6

    Attach the 1x2 pieces to the bench, spacing them approximately 5/8” apart. Glue and nail into place with 1 1/4” brad nails.

  6. Step: 6
    Huge 85c81241 f8b6 467d 9cde d8adab25dabe

    Use a pencil to draw the radiuses on each of the shelf brackets. With a jigsaw or bandsaw, cut along the area you drew and sand smooth. Use the first piece to trace the same radius pattern for the second piece.

  7. Step: 7
    Huge 71b1c13c 8d9b 4967 86f1 ee3c9b598607

    Drill 1 1/2” pocket holes into the inside faces of the brackets. Glue and attach in place with 2 1/2” pocket screws.

  8. Step: 8
    Huge 1e177738 d7fa 4a3d be87 1239d05bfad9

    Fill the pocket holes with wood filler or 3/8” dowels, cut flush with a hand saw. Sand down smooth.

  9. Step: 9
    Huge f4467b20 a321 4dbb b6af 3b60d5b9be5f

    Attach the 1x2 shelf pieces with wood glue and 1 1/4” brad nails, spacing them approximately 5/8” apart.

  10. Step: 10
    Huge 41a39e58 fc9b 4531 a8f9 161bfa469b59

    Fill all of the nail holes with wood filler and sand the entire hall tree smooth. Paint or stain as desired.

  11. Step: 11
    Huge 27f07610 b234 4e6b ad43 c29e2858df18

    Center the chalkboard over the back of the hall tree and attach with 1” narrow crown staples. Brad nails can also be used; however, the staples will provided added strength for the chalkboard.