4 days before Christmas the wife tells me I should make her parents something for Christmas, and suggests a coat rack. So I dig through my piles of assorted scrap and assorted cool things I acquired but didnt know what to do with at the time, and wood wise all I had were some pallets and pressure treated 4x6 left over from a retaining wall and decided to carve the coat rack from a solid 30" piece of 4x6 that decision being made I dug up some railroad spikes from another pile of "garage treasure" lastly went over to my reloading supplies and grabbed some .38 Special cartridge cases to use to cover holes for mounting hardware. Used fire to distress/age the wood followed by stain and two coats of linseed oil. In the photos, the cartridge cases are not hammered flush as they're intended to to facilitate easier removal when the inlaws mount it. Overall pleased with the results, and apparently the inlaws were too as they got it mounted the day after I'd dropped it off.