Landing 5 (2)

Published on February 20th, 2014 | by Deb L


Chopped up Tjusig Welly Rack

5 (2)

Materials: Tjusig Shoe Rack

This was a fairly simple hack once I’d found the right product to hack for the idea I had in mind. I was tired of wellies and crocs hanging around outside my doorways, and couldn’t find a ready-made welly rack that matched the style of the house so I hacked away!



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One TJUSIG shoe rack makes two welly racks. I made 2 identical welly racks but this doesn’t need to be the case. As shown in the photos I cut the metal bars/poles of the original shoe rack. There are 10 bars in total and I cut each one a third of the way along which resulted in 10 medium length poles and 10 small poles. I used five of each pole for each welly rack. I assembled the original side pieces as per the instructions – which then became my rack bases.


These racks can be made without using anything extra than what comes in the box but I chose to add some little white plastic nail-in feet (like the sort you can put under furniture legs to stop them scratching your floor) to try to keep the wood clean, dry and off the ground. I have these welly racks outside my front door and kitchen door but they are under a porchway so protected quite a bit from the weather.

I recommend if you plan to use these outside, not under shelter, then you add a coat of varnish/clear paint to make them last longer. In fact they would work better not under a shelter because the rain could wash the muddy boots :-)

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3 Responses to Chopped up Tjusig Welly Rack

  1. Craig says:

    Neat idea but please put balls or plugs on each of those deadly upward pointing hollow metal tubes.

    Safety first, especially as it’s kids most likely to be using the darn thing.

  2. dianejwright says:

    Cultural divide? Am I the only one who can’t figure out why you’d cut up a shoe rack to make a shoe rack?

  3. malik says:

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