Clothes Horse

If storage is a problem when guests stay over then Peter and Annalien have a great project for you. With clean lines and rustic timber the clothes horse is a great solution for additional storage space.

You will need:



PCM compound sliding Mitre Saw

Brandering 38 x 38mm NB MUST BE STRAIGHT

PST 18 Jigsaw

Sides 2000mm – 4 pieces

POF 1400 Router plus round over bit

Sides slats 1000mm – 8 pieces

PSR 10.8 Cordless drill Driver

Pine +/- 30mm x 228 PAR

PSR 18 Cordless Drill Driver

Shelves 1200 mm – 2 pieces

Angle Grinder

Pine PAR 20mm (NB grain in long direction)

PEX 220 Eccentric/Random Orbital sander

Drawer front facade 850 x 200 mm – 1 piece

PTK 14 Electric Tacker

Drawer bottom 500 mm x 850 mm – 1 piece

PFS 5000 spray gun

Drawer sides 180mm x 500 mm – 2 pieces


Drawer back 810 mm x 180mm – 1 piece


20 x 20 cleat x 1000mm – 1 piece


Drawer handle – 1 piece


wheels/castors swivel type – +/- 30mm (light weight)


clear varnish water based – 5 ltr (we then have enough for further shoots)


Wood screws 4 x 50mm


wood screws 4 x 16mm


Clear varnish water based


Wood filler pine



Follow these steps

Clothes horse

  • Draw out and mark off top and bottom cross slats to form A
  • Measure out and attach cross slats for the middle section
  • Router edges on sides and shelves

Roller storage box

  • Build frame (front, back and sides)
  • Attach to the bottom
  • Sand and varnish with clothes horse

Once dry

  • Attach hanger rod
  • Attach shelves
  • Fit handle and wheels on storage box

Take a closer look

Clothes horse 1 Clothes horse2(1)

Download the pdf

Clothes horse hanger