Trend to Try: Unconventional Clothing Racks

From rustic to daring, the clothing rack performs one function but may materialize in many forms.  As the range of DIY projects goes, building a rack for your entryway, bedroom or closet offers opportunity for self-expression with little investment, and minor consequences should the project “go bad.”

Try Aluminum Tubes to create wood and metal coat rack

Try Aluminum Tubes to create wood and metal coat rack like designer version found at

Many beautiful, sculptural pieces are put together with materials like simple metal pipe or inexpensive Acetal CoPolymer rods. With materials ranging from copper tube to brass or stainless steel tubing, it’s simple to assemble a work of art with a few lengths and some fittings.
Take inspiration from these DIY projects and professional concepts from a variety of makers and artists.
Steel PIpe Garment Rack

Box Cart Industrial Garment Rack from

If you’re inspired by this beautiful industrial design, here are DIY plans for a similar piece from A Beautiful Mess blog.
Hang your clothing or stack your books with varied wall mounted pipes and tubing!
Pipe Book Shelf and hanging rack

Unlimited wall mounting configurations with pipes of various lengths and finish to hang clothing or stack other objects.

Try a portable version of pipe clothing rack!
Portable Fixture Made from Pipe

Sturdy enough for sports gear! 4-way rack made from metal pipe.