Create a DIY Wooden Pot Rack

This leftover piece from another project 
got a new life in my own kitchen.

wooden pot rack from potting bench

It was leftover from an old potting bench I found by the side of the road. The top became my living room coffee table and the shelf from the bottom was too great not to use for something!

I had an idea... but truthfully it is one of those ideas I had to work on when my husband was still sleeping. If I told him my idea he would be more than a little skeptical.... if I just do it and then show him the results, he usually loves it.  

A little dishonest I know but after 27 years of marriage he knows I'm usually up to something. 

I thought this piece would make a great pot rack! 

And the fact that I already had an old pot rack hanging
from my ceiling made hanging this project even easier.

I took down the old one and kept the chains in the 
ceiling. The chains wrapped around the wooden rails
of this piece perfectly!

wooden pot rack from potting bench

Large "S" hooks from IKEA (affiliate link) fit snuggly around each rail.

wooden pot rack from potting bench

The fact that pots and baskets could sit on top was a beautiful bonus and almost the best part!

wooden pot rack from potting bench

A pot rack was the perfect repurpose for this old piece.

The weathered color from years outside made the patina just right!

wooden pot rack from potting bench

By the way... he loved it!

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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .