A coat rack, also known as a hat stand, is a furniture piece meant to hold coats, hats, or other clothing. Usually located in the entry or foyer of a home, the coat rack gained popularity in mid 18th century Victorian era homes, and was often constructed out of wood. The purpose of a coat rack differs from a closet, as it is used to allow clothing to air out for a short-term period before being worn again or stored elsewhere. Various types of coat racks include stand-alone, wall mounted, and door mounted coat racks.

How high should you hang a coat rack?

A coat rack should be low enough to reach but high enough so no coat touches the ground. ADA standards indicate that 4 feet (122cm) is the maximum height for a coat rack’s position, but this requirement only pertains to public buildings. Many people consider around 5 feet (152cm) to be the best height to hang a coat rack.

How do you hang a coat rack on a plaster wall?

The most ideal way to hang a coat rock is to mountain it directly to the studs, no matter the kind of wall. It is important to find wall framing to support the coat rack but studs can be harder to locate inside the walls of older homes. One can either use a stud finder or drill tiny holes to locate the studs knowing that these marks will be covered up by the rack itself. If unable to attach directly to the studs, anchors can adhere through and past the plaster for extra security. However, the strength of connection depends on what kind of anchor as plastic anchors are not well suited for plaster walls.

How do you make a standing coat rack?

To make a standing coat rack, one will need a wood post around six feet (1.83m) and either wood feet, legs, and angle supports attached together at the base or two feet connected at a half-lap joint at the base of the post. After securing all wood pieces together with screws and wood glue, sand and finish the rack. Attach hooks to the upper part of the post.

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Casteel Coat Stand

The Casteel Coat Stand is an essential vertical organizational element for any entry way or master closet; featuring ten pegs that are situated at two separate heights, this stand offers plenty of options for hanging coats, scarves, purses, or anything that needs hanging. Made from neutrally finished wood, the Casteel Coat Stand fits with any décor.

The Casteel Coat Stand has an overall height of 63” (160 cm) and diameter of 21.625” (55 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Casteel Coat Stand with height and diameter dimensions
The Casteel Coat Stand is an essential vertical organizational element for any entry way or master closet; featuring ten pegs that are situated at two separate heights, this stand offers plenty of options for hanging coats, scarves, purses, or anything that needs hanging.

The Casteel Coat Stand has an overall height of 63” (160 cm) and diameter of 21.625” (55 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Casteel Coat Stand with height and diameter dimensions
Casteel Coat Stand
Height:
63” | 160 cm
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21.625” | 55 cm
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Solid wood
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Casteel
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Casteel Coat Stand front elevation, plan

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Zaragoza Coat Rack

Formed from polished, satin steel, and placed upon a conical base, the Zaragoza Coat Rack is meant to stand next to a door in the home of the modern contemporary. Featuring two levels of hooks: three placed high for jackets and hats and three placed low for purses and pet leashes, the Zaragoza Coat Rack combines style and function.

The Zaragoza Coat Rack has an overall height of 68” (173 cm) and diameter of 12” (30 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Zaragoza Coat Rack with overall height and diameter measurements
Formed from polished steel, and placed upon a conical base, the Zaragoza Coat Rack is meant to stand next to a door in the home of the modern contemporary. The Zaragoza Coat Rack features two levels of hooks: three placed high for jackets and hats and three placed low for purses and pet leashes.

The Zaragoza Coat Rack has an overall height of 68” (173 cm) and diameter of 12” (30 cm).

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Zaragoza Coat Rack
Height:
68” | 173 cm
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12” | 30 cm
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Satin steel metal structure
Designer
Brayden Studio
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Zaragoza Coat Rack front elevation, plan

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Edmiston Cactus Coat Rack

Does your space crave a touch of southwestern charm while not being obnoxious about it? Look no further than the Edmiston Cactus Coat Rack. Drawing inspiration from the natural form of a saguaro, this coat rack has five hooks that mimic the shape of cactus arms formed from metal and finished in a two-tone black and bronze glaze.

The Edmiston Cactus Coat Rack has an overall height of 71.25” (181 cm) and diameter of 12” (30 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Edmiston Cactus Coat Rack with overall height and diameter measurements
Does your space crave a touch of southwestern charm while not being obnoxious about it? Look no further than the Edmiston Cactus Coat Rack. Inspired by the form of a saguaro, this coat rack has five hooks that mimic cactus arms formed from metal and finished in a two-tone black and bronze glaze.

The Edmiston Cactus Coat Rack has an overall height of 71.25” (181 cm) and diameter of 12” (30 cm).

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Edmiston Cactus Coat Rack
Height:
71.25” | 181 cm
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12” | 30 cm
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Metal structure; solid wood pegs
Designer
George Oliver
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Drawings include:
Edmiston Cactus Coat Rack front elevation, plan

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Darcella Coat Rack

The Darcella Coat Rack could easily be mistaken for a sculptural piece placed in your entryway, with its asymmetric metal poles jutting in every direction topped with orbs, this coat rack brings more than just function to your space. The Darcella Coat Rack is a tripod supported structure with six hooks to bring beauty and storage to a space.

The Darcella Coat Rack has an overall height of 70.25” (178 cm) and diameter of 24” (61 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Darcella Coat Rack labeled with overall height and diameter in plan and elevation
The Darcella Coat Rack could easily be mistaken for a sculptural piece placed in your entryway, with asymmetric metal poles jutting in every direction topped with orbs, this coat rack brings more than just function to your space. The Darcella Coat Rack is a tripod supported structure with six hooks.

The Darcella Coat Rack has an overall height of 70.25” (178 cm) and diameter of 24” (61 cm).

Set of dimensioned drawings of the Darcella Coat Rack labeled with overall height and diameter in plan and elevation
Darcella Coat Rack
Height:
70.25” | 178 cm
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24” | 61 cm
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Metal structure
Designer
Latitude Run
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Drawings include:
Darcella Coat Rack front elevation, plan

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Maegan Industrial Coat Rack

The Maegan Industrial Coat Rack is a factory-chic piece to bring style and function to any industrial décor mudroom, foyer, or entryway. Formed from antique black finished pipes with distressed copper elbow joints, the Maegan Industrial Coat Rack pays homage to the steampunk style and is sure to be a talking piece.

The Maegan Industrial Coat Rack has an overall height of 68.125” (173 cm) and diameter of 19.125” (49 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Maegan Industrial Coat Rack with overall height and diameter measurements
The Maegan Industrial Coat Rack is a factory-chic piece to bring style and function to any industrial décor mudroom, foyer, or entryway. Formed from antique black finished pipes with distressed copper elbow joints, the Maegan Industrial Coat Rack pays homage to the steampunk style.

The Maegan Industrial Coat Rack has an overall height of 68.125” (173 cm) and diameter of 19.125” (49 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Maegan Industrial Coat Rack with overall height and diameter measurements
Maegan Industrial Coat Rack
Height:
68.125” | 173 cm
Width:
19.125” | 49 cm
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Metal pipe frame; copper elbow joints
Designer
Williston Forge
Year

Drawings include:
Maegan Industrial Coat Rack front elevation, plan

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