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A little mat woven from square wooden beads.
AMERICAN HOME CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.6#3) pg. 47

Natural wood trivet made from pine and dowels.
AMERICAN HOME CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.6#3) pg. 54

Three trivets made from short pieces of wooden dowels.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1980 (v.58#9) pg. 100, 174

Pine wood trivet has the letters "HOT!" cut out with a jig or coping saw. Est. cost: $6.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1982 (v.60#7) pg. 34, 47

Tip: Use children's drawings to decorate hotpads and appliance covers.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1983 (v.61#7) pg. G6

Wooden trivet in the shape of a lobster. Est. cost: $7.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1985 (v.63#3) pg. 110, 172

A hot-dish mat. Weaving hot pads out of worsted knitting wool.
BOYS' LIFE Nov 1967 (v.57#11) pg. 77

Hot pad is made from wood and shaped like the word "hot".
BOYS' LIFE May 1984 (v.74#5) pg. 70

Attractive trivets made from ceramic tile set into a wooden frame.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1980 (v.3#11) pg. 40

Tabletop trivet. Purchased decorative tile is framed with laminated wood and fitted with a wooden handle.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1991 (v.14#6) pg. 54

Spanish trivet. Stoneware greenware Spanish tile features a floral pattern painted with high-fire underglaze colors to produce a stoneware trivet. Gridded design pattern is included.
CERAMIC ARTS & CRAFTS Jun 1990 (v.35#10) pg. 131

Recycle used baler twine to make braided hotpads, coasters and doormats. Twine can be dyed.
COUNTRYSIDE Apr 1979 (v.63#4) pg. 31

Plastic canvas needlepoint emulates the look of Hardanger embroidery. Use it as the decorative insert for a clear acrylic trivet.
CRAFTS Dec 1994 (v.17#12) pg. 78, 45

Recycle a beaded car seat. Use the large wooden beads to make a scarecrow doll, necklace, belt for a dress, and trivet.
CRAFTS Oct 1995 (v.18#10) pg. 76

Berry delights. (1) Six cross-stitch berry patterns for jar lids and acrylic magnet inserts. (2) Two cross-stitch berry patterns for inserts in 6" square acrylic trivets.
CRAFTS Aug 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 76, 47

Hearts and Flowers trivets made from oven-bake clay. (1) Mosaic Heart trivet. (2) Floral Quilt Block trivet.
CRAFTS Feb 1997 (v.20#2) pg. 86, 51

Seasonal teapot trivet to cross-stitch. Changeable inserts for spring, summer, autumn and winter include teapot and teacup motifs.
CRAFTS Jan 1998 (v.21#1) pg. 58

Mosaic trivet and coasters are made from mini ceramic tiles, flat glass marbles and chips from a broken plate.
CRAFTS Jul 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 34

Insert for acrylic trivit is cross-stitched with "Give Thanks" and bittersweet and holly motifs.
CRAFTS Nov 1998 (v.21#11) pg. 44, 53

Cover-up apron and matching hot pads.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1976 (v.7#2) pg. 29

How to make a trivet from bottle caps and felt. Shaped like a bunch of grapes.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1977 (v.8#5) pg. 5

Apple and pear shaped mosaic tile trivets are made from broken bits of 1" square ceramic tiles applied to a wooden backing.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Jun 1978 (v.9#5) pg. 14

How to print white ceramic tiles using transfer sheets. Instructions for making a planter or a trivet.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Mar 1980 (v.11#2) pg. 71

Warp wrap coasters and mats.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1980 (v.11#3) pg. 54

Four quick and easy kitchen aids. (1) Casserole carrier. (2) Biscuit cozy. (3) Dishwasher "signal". (4) "Piggy" memo holder.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Apr 1981 (v.12#3) pg. 14

Terrific trivets. How to paint ceramic tiles with bright colors and bold designs to create trivets that both decorate and protect the table.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Jan-Feb 1992 (v.19#1) pg. 20

How to forge a fireplace trivet.
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Apr 1979 (v.10#2) pg. 48

How to make a trivet from 4 hand-painted ceramic tiles.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 10 1978 (v.91#8) pg. 89, 168

Christmas "slipcovers" for hot pads.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1978 (v.91#12) pg. 124

Hot-food serving racks in 2 sizes to fit baking dishes.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 94, 150

Trio of nesting trivets are made from plywood, edge sawn to show the grain.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 94, 150

Braided placemats, trivets, and matching napkins to make from old sheets.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 16 1980 (v.93#13) pg. 82

Three trivets to crochet.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 7 1980 (v.93#14) pg. 100, 134

Chinese trivet. Glue tiles to a plywood base and trim with bamboo molding. Est. cost: $14.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 93, 115

Tile trivet. Four heat-proof tiles are attached to a wooden base and finished with molding and handles. Est. cost: $20.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 99, 138

Victorian button work tea cozy and fabric trivet are decorated with mother-of-pearl buttons.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 16 1982 (v.95#16) pg. 110, 147

Braided fabric buffet set consists of candle rings, hot mats, and a bread basket.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 92, 124

Tile trivet, with plywood base, has molding edges and small ball feet.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 92, 126

Serving caddies made from dowel and lattice are sized to hold the most popular cookware sizes.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 93, 128

Wooden trivet, in the shape of a heart, may also be used as a key rack by adding cup hooks.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #226 Feb 1982 (v.32#2) pg. 33

Tip suggests using silicone caulk for gluing ceramic tiles in a wooden frame for a trivet.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #332 Oct 1992 (v.42#9) pg. 22

Wordless Workshop shows how to mount ceramic tiles on a countertop next to a stove to make a place to set hot pans.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #376 Mar 1997 (v.47#3) pg. 62

How to make trivets from wine corks.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Jul 1978 (v.187#1) pg. 138, 200

Simple wooden trivet for a plant or hot dish.
HANDMADE #11 Nov-Dec 1983 (v.3#4) pg. 98, 61

Weaving ideas to use with young children. (1) Tube weaving on a cardboard loom. (2) Trivet woven on a circle of cardboard. (3) Rigid heddle loom made from popsicle sticks. (4) Weaving with drinking straws. (5) Solar dyeing using Kool-aid. (6) Slentra braids.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1989 (v.10#3) pg. 22

Napkin rings, coasters and a hot pad are woven in warp-faced 2/2 twill and feature rows of sheep motifs.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1990 (v.11#2) pg. 94, 84

Ribbed double-weave hot mats woven on four shafts. Pockets, created by alternating upper and lower layers, are stuffed with quilt batting for insulation.
HANDWOVEN May-Jun 1992 (v.13#3) pg. 43, 83

An herbal tea trivet features a replaceable muslin bag filled with herbal scents. The 9" square trivet is cross-stitched with the outline of a teapot and motifs for angelica and marjoram.
HERB COMPANION Dec 1991-Jan 1992 (v.4#2) pg. 72

Kitchen helpers made from wood. (1) Step stool. (2) Salad tongs. (3) Cheese-cutting board (4) "Landscape-pattern" cutting board. (5) Cooling rack features sliding dovetails. (6) Paper napkin holder.
HOME MECHANIX #692 Dec 1985 (v.81) pg. 52

Tip on installing a heatproof insert in a kitchen countertop.
HOME MECHANIX #741 Jan 1990 (v.86) pg. 84

Tip: Attach a sheet of stainless steel to your countertop next to a stove to form a resting place for hot pans.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1981 (v.6#3) pg. 106

Useful kitchen aids include a wooden handle to pull hot racks out of oven and a trivet made from dowels.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Apr 1978 (v.67#4) pg. 44

Trivet for hot dishes is made from slats of walnut held together with a loop of hemp rope.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Apr 1979 (v.68#4) pg. 56

Hot dish server (combination carrier and holder to keep hot dish off table) is made from wood and dowels.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Apr 1981 (v.70#4) pg. 20

Simple loom is used to weave hot dish mats from cotton yarn.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Nov 1981 (v.70#8) pg. 36

How to make trivets from wooden snap clothespins and corks.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.23#2) pg. 41

Colorful needlepoint hot plate mat.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1978 (v.23#2) pg. 91, 125

Nine-ring wooden trivet.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Spring 1979 (v.24#1) pg. 121, 151

A canopy and director's chair of red canvas are painted with acrylics in a bull's eye pattern. The same pattern and colors are carried into a tablecloth, apron, silverware pocket, button-on napkin, pot holder, and raffia coiled hot mats.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1979 (v.24#2) pg. 36, 104

Wooden trivet made from curtain rings and polyester braid.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS May-Jun 1982 (v.27#3) pg. 68

Anniversary gifts to make for 1st through 5th, 25th and 50th wedding anniversaries. (1) Paper scherenschnitte heart painted with lovebirds celebrates "To have and to hold" vow. (2) Machine-applique placemat in a heart-in-hand folk motif. (3) Flower-basket plaque personalized with a couple's name in precut wooden letters is trimmed with silk flowers. (4) Address book cover with a tulip motif is made from suedelike fabric. (5) Painted wooden trivet with a geese-and-heart motif. (6) Picture frame is decorated with tiny silk flowers and sprayed with silver metallic paint. (7) Golden Anniversary sampler has the couple's names and wedding date cross-stitched inside an outline of hearts and flowers.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Feb 1987 (v.32#1) pg. 80, 8, 12, 16, 98, 99

Cross-stitch picture of two birds sitting on a holly wreath is mounted inside a wooden trivet.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1988 (v.33#8) pg. 44, 64

Inlaid wood trivet.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #438 Nov 1964 (v.60) pg. 110

Cross-stitch folk art coasters and trivet.
NEEDLE & THREAD Nov-Dec 1984 (v.4#6) pg. 39, 35, 51

Needlework of Mexico. Yarn paintings to use as trivets and ornaments are like those produced by the Huicholes of Jalisco.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1979 (v.2#3) pg. 20, 52

Seminole patchwork. Use it to decorate towels or make a placemat, napkin, and hotmat set.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY Mar-Apr 1980 (v.3#2) pg. 20, 48

Needlepoint accessories for kitchen and bath. (1) coasters, (2) hot mats, (3) napkin rings, (4) mirror frame, (5) towel ring, (6) tissue box cover, (7) round container with top.
NEEDLECRAFT FOR TODAY May-Jun 1981 (v.4#3) pg. 15

Animal-shaped Christmas gifts.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1964 (v.122#6) pg. 142

Hot dish pad made from wood and ceramic tile pieces.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1968 (v.130#5) pg. 148

Wooden trivet cut from solid block of wood using dado blade.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1972 (v.138#2) pg. 147

Handsome trivet made from scraps of wood molding.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1974 (v.141#2) pg. 147

Casserole carrier lets you move hot pots from oven to table. Consists of a tray with dowels that prevents the hot pan from shifting.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1977 (v.148#5) pg. 132

3 easy projects to make for your kitchen. (1) Wall-mounted rack to hold utensils. (2) Casserole cradle. (3) Adjustable bookrack to hold cookbooks. All made from wood and dowels.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1984 (v.161#1) pg. 112

Metal shelf/trivet is designed to mount over your stove to hold hot pots and pans after they have been removed from stove or oven.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1985 (v.226#3) pg. 94

Wooden trivet has cutouts shaped like Yule trees and holly leaves.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #88 Jan 1996 (v.15#4) pg. 50, 33

"Ragge", a serving mat made of rug-warp thrums. The weft for this hot pad is stripped rye straw, with eight straws used per pick, held in place with rug warp in a tabby weave.
SCANDINAVIAN WEAVING MAGAZINE (VavMagasinet) 4/1990 pg. 13

Brass trivet.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Aug 1963 (v.34#8) pg. 98

How to make a wooden cake-cooling rack from 11 pieces of dowel and some pine or redwood.
SUNSET Feb 1977 (v.158#2) pg. 86

Woodworker gifts to make for the cook. (1) Casserole caddy. (2) Cooling rack. (3) Dough cradle for French bread. (4) Rack for hanging noodles. (5) Knife rack.
SUNSET Dec 1980 (v.165#6) pg. 58

Simple wooden trivets to make for flower pots.
SUNSET Oct 1985 (v.175#4) pg. 195

Versatile little tree shapes mass produced with a table saw. Tree-shaped slices are glued together to make a candle holder, picture frame, trivet or other decorative objects.
SUNSET Dec 1986 (v.177#6) pg. 105

Serving tray, trivet or tabletop are all decorated with a mosaic of broken ceramic tile. Includes instructions for building the wooden frame and base of the tray and trivet.
SUNSET Jun 1990 (v.184#6) pg. 128B

Oak server is designed to accept a 13"x9"x2" baking dish.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #5 Sep 1988 (v.1#5) pg. 20
Correction WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #8 Mar 1989 (v.2#2) pg. 1B

Hearts-and-flowers trivet. Surround a decorative ceramic tile with wooden scrollwork to make a stylish trivet.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #21 May 1991 (v.4#3) pg. 18

Off the wall fruit trivets. A trio of wooden trivets (5"x5") each feature a different fruit motif in the center in a contrasting wood. The trivets are fastened to a 21"-long wall-hung board for storage and display. When removed from the board for use, the center fruit motif stays attached to the board.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #43 Jan 1995 (v.8#1) pg. 20, Insert

Cooling rack consists of dowels placed very close together and supported by side rails. Use to cool cookies or cakes after they are removed from the pan.
WOODSMITH #1 Jan 1979 pg. 2

Trivet is made by building a wooden frame for a decorative ceramic tile.
WOODSMITH #21 May 1982 pg. 24

Wooden trivets feature a unique lattice pattern which is cut using a router. Both round and square trivets are shown.
WOODSMITH #41 Sep-Oct 1985 pg. 14, 17

Grand stand. A round trivet is fashioned by turning a flat-bottomed bowl-like shape, cutting away three large sections of the rim to make the feet, and installing a round ceramic tile.
WOODTURNING #33 Jun 1995 pg. 66

Tips to woodworkers who favor circular ceramic tiles set into wooden frames as cheeseboards, ashtrays, teapot stands, etc. Suggestions for selecting wood, tile, and patterns which complement each other.
WOODWORKER #1043 Oct 1980 (v.84) pg. 634

Tip to prevent the cracking of ceramic tiles which are set into wooden plaques, trivets, etc.
WOODWORKER Mar 1990 (v.94#3) pg. 277

Hot pot stand. Triangular-shaped wooden frame is reinforced at the corners with keys in a contrasting wood.
WOODWORKER Feb 1993 (v.97#2) pg. 64

Hot pot support is made from teak wood and dowels.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1977 (v.1#2) pg. 11

Wooden "lattice" trivet is actually cut from a single piece of wood using a simple jig and a table saw.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1980 (v.4#2) pg. 14

Three wooden latticework projects. (1) Paper napkin holder. (2) Rack of trivets. (3) Coaster set.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1982 (v.6#2) pg. 26

Casserole dish holder. Wood and dowel rack for transporting a hot casserole dish also serves as the "trivet" to hold the dish off the table.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1982 (v.6#3) pg. 29

Woodpile trivet. Make trivets from sections of small logs or branches joined together with short dowels.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1982 (v.6#6) pg. 49

Stunning wooden trivets are made using a simple router technique. Further decoration comes from starting with a laminated blank of light and dark wood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1987 (v.11#5) pg. 48

Wooden trivets are made from oak slats held together with half-lap joints.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.13#2) pg. 44

Cooling rack (trivet) is made entirely from wood slats.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1991 (v.15#5) pg. 58

Round wooden trivets, decorated with concentric grooves, are turned using a shop-built vacuum chuck.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1992 (v.16#5) pg. 32

Tile trivets. Purchased tiles are mounted in a wooden frame with a hardboard back.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1996 (v.20#6) pg. 34

Tip on installing ceramic tiles in wooden frames so as to eliminate any chance of cracking. Useful when making coasters, hot pads, and plaques.

How to crochet citrus slice hot mats.
WORKBASKET Feb 1978 (v.43#5) pg. 44

Hexagon heavy-duty hot mat is crocheted using two colors of cotton thread.
WORKBASKET Jan 1981 (v.46#3) pg. 8

Christmas wreath hot mat and matching coasters.
WORKBASKET Aug 1982 (v.47#9) pg. 46

Tips on weaving yarn around rows of empty thread spools to make holders for foil pans.
WORKBASKET Aug 1987 (v.52#9) pg. 18

Trivet and coaster consist of crochet-covered bottle caps arranged into grape motifs.
WORKBASKET Jun-Jul 1995 (v.60#5) pg. 22

Giant trivets from wire stove and refrigerator racks.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1964 (v.20#3) pg. 50

Fretwork pattern for making trivets.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1965 (v.21#4) pg. 8

Fretwork trivet made of 1/4" hardboard or plywood.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1967 (v.23#4) pg. 7

Insulated trivet made from rigid-plastic foam and wooden dowels.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1968 (v.24#1) pg. 56

Handy cooling rack made of wood and dowels.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1979 (v.35#3) pg. 42

Baker's cooling rack. Ten birch dowels are set into end pieces to form a cooling rack which will hold two loaves of fresh-baked bread during the cooling process.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1995 (v.51#1) pg. 62