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Thread: recommend a garment rack

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    NY, NY

    Default recommend a garment rack

    Guys I live in the NYC. I have very little closet space, but excellent storage space in my basement. I want to put up jackets, tuxedos, and some other clothes that I do not wear on a regular basis in the storage space.

    I need something sturdy and strong and maybe even industrial. I made a first pass with this from Bed Bath and Beyond.
    It collapsed with the weight.

    Any recommendations? I dont want to spend massive amounts of money either.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    St Louis, MO


    How much weight are you talking about? There are a number of "commercial" grade ones on amazon. Back in college I lived in an apartment without a closet and built one myself out of 2x4s. It was sturdy and cheap, but not pretty.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    NY, NY
    Thread Starter


    I'd say about 8 to 9 suits, maybe 2 winter wool jackets, 3 leather jackets.

    Also a few of my wives garments as well that are in bags.

    Thats like 50 pounds max? Maybe 60... that sound right? Wish I could make my own. No space to do that.

  4. #4


    Perhaps you can put hooks on the wall and hang the clothes that way?

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    walmart sells a great, and strong, rack for like $50. i have owned 2 of them and thry both are still kicking after 2+ years.

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    Dec 2007
    Kansas City

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