ISSUE 87  |  Into the Wild

10 Classic Cast Iron Hooks

August 26, 2013 11:00 AM

BY Janet Hall

Perfect for space-starved spaces, cast iron hooks can act as pot racks in the kitchen, take the place of wardrobes in the bedroom, hold towels in the bathroom, collect coats and bags inside the front door, and keep outdoor tools and brooms off the ground and in easy reach. Here are 10 classic iron hooks to help control clutter and reduce the need for space-hogging storage furniture. 

 

 

Above: The classic two-prong Belagsboden Iron Coat and Hat Hook measures 6 3/8 inches; $11.20 at Home Decor Hardware.

Above: The classic Cast Iron Double Coat Hook is 2.5 inches high with a 1.5-inch projection; $8 at Rejuvenation.

Above: The straight arm Wrought Iron Hooks made in India are available in 4-inch and 6-inch lengths; $6 and $8 respectively at Brook Farm General Store.

Above: Smedbo’s Single Rustin Iron Hook measures just shy of 3 inches; $8.80 each at Home Decor Hardware.

Above: The Charter Cast Iron Hook is 5.5 inches high and has a 4-inch projection; $6 at Schoolhouse Electric. 

 

Above: The Cast Iron Barn Hook has a generous 8-inch long projection and is 5 inches tall. Powder coated in black; $11.99 each at Hero’s Welcome.

 

Above: The no-nonsense and practical Classic Small Iron Hook measures 2 inches high and 1.75 inches deep; $8 at Rejuvenation.

 

Above: We like the sinuous shape of the Hand-forged Iron Lantern Hook, good for bulkier items, like kitchen pots, lanterns, or garden tools; $17 from the VinTin Etsy Shop.

 

Above: The Smedbo Beslagsboden Coat Hook in wrought iron is $9.38 at Wayfair.

 

Above: The Nouveau Cast Iron Hook has a 3-inch projection; $6 at Schoolhouse Electric.


 

Above: The Mission Iron Hall Tree Hook is 5 inches high with a 3-inch projection; $10 at Rejuvenation.

 

Above: Hand made in Mexico, the Cast Iron Coat Hook from Bitters Co. in Seattle is $16.

We are just a little obsessed with hooks; what is more useful, really? See Julie’s favorite Black Coat Hooks and Gardenista’s Sturdy Mudroom Hook Picks