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Pot Rack project.

Well with some recant addition the pot situation just wasn't working out in my small kitchen. So I made me a pot rack/bar. I had a peace of aluminium pipe in the shed. So I sanded it down with 40 grit then 120 grit. Put two large eye bolts in both ends then staggered the smaller eye bolts. I took some 11  gauge wire and made the hooks. Then took some turnbuckles and added them to the bottom of the main eye bolts. Got some SS chain and fasteners and put it up. This was a quick easy solution to the problem. And it cost me ~50 bucks. I will probably make another one for all the cast iron I am slowly accumulating for my egg and out it up in the garage soon. 

I hope this helps someone. image



  • I like the look of all that ECI I'm a little jealous.
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 18,952
    nice - I've been fighting a cabinet full of pots, pans and lids forever.  I'm getting inspired.
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  • Great idea - I need something like this in my egg coup. 
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  • Village IdiotVillage Idiot Posts: 6,952
    edited November 2012
    Nice job !  I have something similar but it's store bought and I only keep my CI pans and woks on it.  I like your idea of having eyelets in the pipe so the pans don't slide around.  Mine doesn't, but it really hasn't been a problem for me.

    I hope you found a couple of rafters to hold it up.  Pots and pans can get heavy. 


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    Just west of Austintatious

  • Village Idiot for the pic I changed my hook' s direction like yours and the pots fit on mine alot better now. (they don't hit each other...)

    Thanks all for the comments... 
  • LoggerLogger Posts: 247
    Very resourceful with a contemporary touch.
    Now it's time to hang....just kidding...let's not go there.

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  • I guess @miscjames & @Village Idiot have a good comeback when asked, "How they hangin'?"


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