ladders as pot racks in wood or copper (diy)

Camilla Ebdrup's kitchen in Copenhagen
Recently, Design Sponge featured the three-level Copenhagen apartment of  Camilla Ebdrup, half of the Danish duo behind LuckyBoySunday, and her husband, photographer Andreas Stenmann.  Their style is a mix of modern and vintage, with many items foraged from the nearby canals, where interesting items are washed in from the sea.  We especially loved the wooden ladder that they use as a pot rack.
The ladder idea came up when there was no more room in the cupboards for the pots and pans, and it looks great.


Indeed! We hunted around for “wooden ladders with round rungs” and found a huge selection on Ebay under wooden ladders:


wooden ladders found on ebay

wooden ladders found on ebay


Another way to go would be industrial ladder in aluminum or fiberglass. Just Google “straight rung ladders” to find all kinds of cool possibilities.


Metal ladders got us thinking about constructing a ladder out of copper tubing, a material we’ve blogged about a number of times before, since joints and tubes can be put together like a tinker toy…


a pot rack made from copper tubing


You’ll find a how-to to improvise with at This Old House. Black pipe is another material that can be used in the same way.


Related posts:  copper pipe lust: inspirations from a chic dutch barber shop
copper pipe table to d-i-y or buy
wooden plate holder hack (for big platters, lids, racks etc)
towel bars as pot racksx
stacked tree trunk coffee table + branch pot rack
copy or buy: pipe bookshelves and…
rethinking a dish rack

3 Responses to ladders as pot racks in wood or copper (diy)

  1. Hangingpot 01.03.2013 at 10:27pm #

    This picture only shows items on one side.You can also take advantage of the other side.

  2. Marian 01.04.2013 at 7:29pm #

    Old ladders like these make great bookshelves, too, when mounted horizontally on the wall.

  3. Sally 01.06.2013 at 4:11pm #

    Great idea! Thanks.

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