What do I need to build a blanket ladder?
DIY Blanket Ladder – The Build
- Step 1 – Make the Cuts. I cut 2 2×4’s @ 5ft. …
- Step 2 – Drill Pocket Holes. Next, I used my Kreg Jig to drill 1 1/2″ pocket holes into the ends of each 2×6. …
- Step 3 – Attach the Rungs. …
- Step 4 – Add a Finish. …
- Step 5 – Distressing the Finish.
What are the dimensions of a blanket ladder?
dimensions we used to make this blanket ladder:
2 (6′ length) 2x4s, cut at a slight angle to lay flush on the wall (see photos above to see the angles against the wall and floor) 4 (18″ length) 1x4s for the ladder rungs.
What angle should a blanket ladder be?
When your ladder is leaning against the wall, you want your rungs to be level and straight. When your rungs are level you will able to sit knick-knacks on them and hang your blankets on the ladder and everything will look nice and straight. That said, your rungs need to be angled at 10° when you nail them in.
Are blanket ladders tacky?
Blanket ladders might look fine and dandy at the spa or in those pretty interior design pictures on Pinterest – but some interior designers have a completely different opinion. As cute and wholesome as they might make the room feel, designers have noted that they look a bit tacky.
How much does it cost to make a blanket ladder?
I’m telling you, it doesn’t get much more simple than this – if you want to try a woodworking project but you’re a beginner, this is a great one to start with. The best part: you’ll only spend around $15 for the supplies to complete this gorgeous blanket ladder!
What is a blanket ladder used for?
There are so many uses for “blanket” ladders that aren’t just blankets. In fact, they can be a very useful organization tool in your home. Using the vertical spaces in your home frees up table, floor and counter space for other needs.