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Bunk Bead To Coat Rack

posted in Home & Garden > Decor
08/07/2016
  • trim the bunk bed posts
    trim the bunk bed posts
  • Painting!Notice that I left the nub on one bunk bed, but cut it off of the other.  All three of these pieces are resting upside down in the paint booth.
    Painting!Notice that I left the nub on one bunk bed, but cut it off of the other. All three of these pieces are resting upside down in the paint booth.
  • When I took the “in progress” shot, the nub was still on the bunk bed.   Before I started painting the top coat, I very carefully cut the nub off with my compound miter saw.
    When I took the “in progress” shot, the nub was still on the bunk bed. Before I started painting the top coat, I very carefully cut the nub off with my compound miter saw.
  • I used this paint sample from Country Chic to paint a top coat with a cheap chip brush.
    I used this paint sample from Country Chic to paint a top coat with a cheap chip brush.

  • I initially started using a dry brush technique.  I liked how it looked on the middle portion, but not how it looked elsewhere, so I gave it a slightly heavier coat.
    I initially started using a dry brush technique. I liked how it looked on the middle portion, but not how it looked elsewhere, so I gave it a slightly heavier coat.
  • Did you know that when you want to do light distressing an emery board works great?
    Did you know that when you want to do light distressing an emery board works great?
  • I gave the entire piece a quick and light coat of the Country Chic wax—which by the way I really liked!  I was pleased with the wax and the brush. The wax went on very easily.  I buffed the wax with my AutoRightDetailing Polisher .
    I gave the entire piece a quick and light coat of the Country Chic wax—which by the way I really liked! I was pleased with the wax and the brush. The wax went on very easily. I buffed the wax with my AutoRightDetailing Polisher .
  • I added some d-rings to the back for hanging.
    I added some d-rings to the back for hanging.
  • Then I got busy adding the coatrack hooks. 

You can see I use an adjustable square to make sure they all match when they are attached.
    Then I got busy adding the coatrack hooks.

    You can see I use an adjustable square to make sure they all match when they are attached.

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