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Kitchen Key Keeper | Woodworking Projects

Kitchen Key Keeper

Total Time Needed: 1-2 Hours

This personalized key rack is a great solution for families that misplace keys, or just need a central location for organizing shared keys. It also makes a great Father's Day gift.


  • Two picture hangers
  • 2 1/2- by 12-inch pine board
  • Several flat wooden spoons (available at craft or art stores) or wooden paint stirrers cut into 3 1/2-inch lengths
  • Markers
  • Twine or yarn
  • Glue
  • Small brass cup hooks


  1. First, attach the picture hangers to the back of the pine board according to the package directions
  2. Decorate the wooden spoons with colored markers to resemble each person and pet in your family. When they're done coloring, fashion hairdos by gluing on pieces of twine.
  3. Next, glue the handle of each spoon to the back of the pine board, as shown, so that the characters are spaced equally apart.
  4. Once the glue dries, screw a brass hook into the board below each character, and the rack is ready to give as a gift.