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Inspiration for our new TWIGGY series came from the stylized twig perches we designed for our Canopy birdhouses and feeders (see separate listings). For this series we've enlarged them so that us humans can have a fun, modern place to 'perch' our coats, bags, hats, umbrellas, etc. Crafting them out of end grain birch plywood makes them really strong but best of all gives them a great linear patterning that suggests stylized bark. Essentially, these are made up of many, many strips of the birch ply turned end grain up and carefully glued together side by side by side by side...well you get the picture...a bit time consuming – but worth it for such a great effect. Note too that the 'twig' hooks are each integrally cut as part of a strip, so they seem to have grown naturally out of the piece. After lots of sanding, a hand-rubbed natural oil finish brings out the many colour variations in the mulitple thin layers of plywood.
The hooks on this piece are big and generous - easily accomodating bulky winter coats and big bath towels. Hooks have been tested to hold 20+ pounds each. Measures approx. 20”L x 6.5”H x 5.25”D (50cm x 16.25cm x 14cm) and comes with 2 keyholes in the back for hanging. Hanging hardware is not provided since this will vary depending on the type of surface this is being attached to. Because coat racks need to carry substantial weight we recommend using plugs or anchors appropriate for the material your walls are made of, along with corresponding screws.
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This item is made-to-order so please allow 1-2 weeks production time plus shipping time.
*Customers outside Canada and the US please note that this item ships Canada Post SURFACE delivery and will take approx. 6-8 weeks to arrive (if you'd like to upgrade to Air delivery please convo us, but expect to pay approx. $135). We realize that the International Shipping Rate for this item seems quite high, but it is actually the most economical rate (through Canada Post Surface delivery) available to us for the weight and size of the item. We do not add anything to cover the cost of packing materials or the time it takes us to package and drive your order to the Post Office.
**We estimate the rates as closely as we can for each country/zone, but if your actual shipping cost is less than you were charged (by more than $3) we will refund your Paypal account after we ship your order. Also, if you'd like us to check the actual cost for your location prior to ordering just convo us and we'll gladly let you know. For customers in the Greater Toronto area: You are welcome to pick up your order (we will refund your shipping charge), otherwise your actual shipping cost will be about $14, after we refund you the difference.
***The US shipping rate listed here applies to the contiguous 48 states only. US customers located in Alaska and Hawaii please note that there will likely be an additional shipping surcharge above the US flat rate shown in this listing. Please convo us to find out what your actual shipping cost will be. If you place your order without doing so we will contact you afterwards to let you know what your shipping surcharge is.
All our products are handmade by Patrick Lajoie and Mara Minuzzo in our studio workshop in Caledon, Ontario, Canada.
All artwork, photos, text and creative contents are copyrighted by Patrick Lajoie and Mara Minuzzo for Liscious Inc 2007-2012. All rights reserved.