$10 Easy Blanket Ladder

By Ana White

SKILL
easy

Looking for a heartfelt holiday gift? Don't buy it, DIY it! You can build this easy blanket ladder for only $10 in materials. Give it to a loved one for them to cherish for years to come or keep it for yourself to house all of your cozy winter blankets. The options are endless, but this build is a MUST!

Tools

  • Circular Saw
  • Drill

Accessories

  • 31 PC. Drilling and Driving Accessory Kit

Materials

  • 2" Screws
  • 3 - 1X3 Furring Strips, 8 FT Long
  • Clamps
  • Pencil
  • Wood Stain

Steps

Step 1

Stain all of the wood, then allow time to dry.

Materials

Pencil

Step 2

On both 1x3 boards cut to 72” long, mark as shown in the diagram with a pencil.

Tools

Circular Saw

Materials

Wood

Step 3

Space a rung up on a scrap piece of 1x3 board, supporting both ends. Clamp the rung to your worksurface. For beginners, predrilling is recommended but not required. Attach with top edge on inside leg mark, with two screws.

Tools

Drill

Materials

Clamps

Step 4

Repeat steps to attach remaining rungs to first leg.

Tools

Drill

Materials

Wood

Step 5

Attach remaining leg to all rungs, using the spacer block to elevate each rung as you screw through the leg into the end of the rungs.

Tools

Drill

Materials

Wood