Cutting off the bad edge.

Squaring up the edges.

Smoothing the stock with my trusty #4 plane.

Cutting the rabbet joint. I would've loved a rabbet plane for this job but all I have is the router plane. This could also be accomplished with chisels in a pinch.

Gluing up the pieces.

With the hooks attached.

I finished the wood with a mixture of 1/3 Boiled linseed oil, 1/3 polyurethane, and 1/3 denatured alcohol. Sorry, no pics!

On the wall! Thanks for looking!

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