Updated August 20, 2018
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Sources

Dowel, 1 1/4", $10 for 72"; and zinc-plated dowel screws, 3/16" by 3", $1.25 for 3, homedepot.com.
Paint, in Van Gogh Yellow and in Hollandlac Brilliant finish, $50 for .75 L, finepaintsofeurope.com.

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What you need

Materials
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How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Using saw, cut eight 10-inch dowels and four 5-inch dowels.

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Step 2

Wrap tape 2 inches from one end of each dowel; coat ends with paint. Let dry overnight.

Step 3

Predrill a hole in center of other end of each dowel.

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Step 4

Using pliers, screw dowel screws into holes.

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Step 5

If possible, mount dowels directly into studs in your wall, using level to ensure they go in straight. If not, use appropriate anchors for your type of wall, then mount dowels.

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