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Coat Rack. Weathered oak branch slice with coat pegs. Entryway decor
Stylish oak coat rack made by us from an ancient 'weathered oak tree branch in West Wales, UK.
Oak heartwood is only found on old and veteran oak trees, so the wood that this coat rack is made from is centuries old before you receive it and has been preserved into a timeless piece that can be handed down through the generations...
The dead branch that this piece is based upon was removed from a several hundred year old Oak tree a few miles from our home in Carmarthenshire, West Wales. Because the tree was many centuries old, the sap wood had long since gone and the limb contained only ‘heart wood’ (which provides the tree with its structural strength) and it is from this ancient hard oak ‘heart wood’ that this design is made. It is an absolute pleasure to work with oak heartwood, as once cleaned up, it emits a centuries-old warm glow that is unmistakable.
There are natural cracks and splits in the wood (as seen from the photos you can actually see through this rack), this is due to the natural stresses exerted on the wood in the tree and as it dried. However, the wood is now fully dry and will not crack or split any further.
This natural wood has been carefully cleaned, shaped, sanded and waxed in our home workshop to the highest standard. All our items have an indívidual number on the back (this is item 1837) – our products are NOT mass produced, we only sell hand-crafted items that we make or upcycle ourselves. The item you receive will be the item in the displayed photos.
Dimensions – 39.5cm x 15.5cm long
The 3 hooks are made from hand-shaped Brad nails, which were traditionally used when laying floorboards - Strength wise we are very confident that they will hold most things that you are likely to want to hang from them. When we make them we drill a suitable pilot hole to a depth just short of the plaque depth, this ensures that the nail is in as far as it can go, the nails are then hand bent and a very strong glue is added to the nail before it is tapped into place, although this is probably not required, as they are very secure without it, we feel it just makes sure that the hook will not come loose in use.
Care and maintenance information
As the product has been waxed, to care for it simply wipe over with a damp cloth or duster (never submerge in water).
We will aim to post your item within 3 working days (delivery times to be agreed individually for custom orders)
Estimated shipping times:
- North America: 5-10 business days
- Europe: 3-5 business days
- UK: 2-5 business days
If you would like to receive an item quicker than the estimated shipping time given above, please message us and we will research alternative postage options for you.
Most of items are sent via the Parcel2Go service. We will provide you with a Parcel2GoTracking number when we dispatch your order. We usually select either Hermes or Parceforce to deliver our items to you. We take out insurance cover for all items.
Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply.
We are not responsible for delays due to customs.
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Ship items back to me within: 21 days of delivery
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Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
If an item is lost or damaged in transit, we will contact the courier and obtain instructions from them as to what evidence is needed to make a claim. We might need, for example, photographic evidence of damage. Provided we receive requested information, we will refund the buyer for the item and postage costs, and then seek to claim these costs back from the courier.
If returning an unwanted item, it is the buyers responsibility to arrange and pay for return shipping. We recommend that buyers select a tracked service. A refund of the original item value will be given upon successful receipt of the item (provided it is in its original condition). Shipping charges will not be refunded.
Our products (and the packaging for our products) are not toys and are not suitable for children under 3 years of age due to small parts.
Many of our products are made of surplus, recycled or 'waste wood'. Consequently there may be marks, blemishes and splits on the product, but these will not compromise the structural integrity of the item (i.e. we do not sell products that we think will break with normal use!). We think that these marks, blemishes and splits are what gives our pieces their individual and rustic charm.
All of our items are finished with our homemade beeswax and raw linseed oil ‘butter’ to bring out the best in our wood products. Where an item is intended for food use, we use ‘Raw Linseed Oil’ (which is safe for this purpose and doesn’t leave an unpleasant taste which could contaminate food). Items with evidence of woodworm have been appropriately treated.
Our candle / tealight holders are designed for use by responsible adults only – never leave a naked flame unattended.
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