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Huge Ironing Board


Here's a pic of my ironing board setup. All of those drawers have a UFO in them! Guess I should have cleaned off the top so you could really see it! It's wonderful because it's rectangle rather than the ordinary ironing board, also, it's not against a wall, so I can let yardage drop if need be. Made of plywood, cut to size with a blanket and the silver fabric stapled to the underside, not too soft and stretched tightly, then stapled. I love it!! I have the Oliso iron that is always down, no lifting--saves my wrists for tennis!!
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  1. Now THAT'S an ironing board! Very nice cabinet too. Overall, an excellent idea. Where did you get the cabinet?

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  2. It's really not a cabinet, it's one of those storage units that are designed for garage storage. I removed the middle shelf and put three of those white plastic set of clear drawers on the bottom shelf. I used the middle shelf and put it over another narrow cabinet to give it more depth/surface storage.

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