What if I told you that you can make a coatrack using lightbulbs, cement, and recycled wood? Would you believe me?
Well if you don”t, prepare yourself to be proven wrong. This fun and unique DIY project finds the perfect combination of the most unlikely of materials to make something unexpectedly cool. With just cement, lightbulbs, and old wood, you can make one of these quirky DIY coatracks.
Begin by removing the insides of the lightbulb with a small pair of pliers.
Next, fill the empty lightbulb with cement.
Put a screw through a piece of cardboard and place the head of the screw in the opening of the bulb.
Once the cement has dried, break the glass of the lightbulb. Be careful not to cut yourself.
Remove the cardboard from the screw.
You should be left with a solid concrete bulb.
Take two pieces of old wood (in this case, old apple bin boards). Remove the nails and put them through a planer.
Finish the boards with a stain.
Nail the pieces of wood together so that they form a T.
Drill holes for the screws of the concrete lightbulbs.
Take your concrete lightbulbs and screw them in place.
And check out your handiwork!
This certainly is a unique-looking coatrack. I”m not sure who discovered that concrete lightbulbs would be perfect for hanging clothing on, but that person is kind of a genius.