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xx   RUG

Tip: Make a doormat by nailing metal bottle caps to completely cover a piece of wood the size of a doormat. Good for scraping the mud and dirt off your shoes.
BOYS' LIFE Mar 1983 (v.73#3) pg. 21

Teak doormat consists of 50 wooden blocks connected together with brass rods.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Jun 2001 (v.24#8) pg. 34

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

Holiday doormats and matching luminaries to stencil. Doormats are made from short-nap carpet samples with bound edges. One is stenciled with NOEL and sprigs of holly in each corner. The second has a border of holly and a bow stenciled in the center. Luminaries are made from brown paper bags stenciled with holly and a letter on each to spell NOEL.
CRAFTS Jan 1992 (v.15#1) pg. 18, 43

Ivy and heart motifs are stencilled on a purchased carpet sample to serve as a doormat.
CRAFTS Feb 1996 (v.19#2) pg. 74, 43

Paw print floorcloth that can serve as door mat or under a dog's water and food bowls is lightly sponge-painted and stenciled with paw prints.
CRAFTS Feb 1996 (v.19#2) pg. 82, 43

A basket and a door mat made from rope using the Turk's Head knot.
CREATIVE CRAFTS #73 Feb 1980 (v.7#1) pg. 45

Holiday WELCOME mat is stenciled on a carpet scrap with bell and holly motifs in each corner.
DECORATIVE ARTIST'S WORKBOOK Nov-Dec 1992 (v.19#6) pg. 61, 45

Redwood "duckboard" replaces an outside doormat. Est. cost: $20.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1984 (v.97#15) pg. 112, 178

Handwoven door mat is woven from jute. Uses Collingswood's chained looped technique.
HANDWOVEN Mar-Apr 1984 (v.5#2) pg. Cover, 96

Carry-along crochet. Octagonals and squares to crochet from jute-like yarn. One 24" octagonal can be a doormat, or several can be joined to make a runner or room sized rug.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1979 (v.24#2) pg. 42, 88

A slatted wooden floor mat, placed in front of the door to your house, will dislodge dirt and rocks from the soles of shoes.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1978 (v.149#4) pg. 172

Six easy pieces using solid maple slats. (1) Umbrella stand. (2) Doormat. (3) Plant stand. (4) Dish rack. (5) Breadboard. (6) Bath rack (shelves).
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1985 (v.162#1) pg. 110

Build a wooden doormat to facilitate scraping mud off shoes.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Jul-Aug 1987 (v.2#6) pg. 60

Tip: Make a door mat for a large front door by placing four smaller mats inside a simple wooden frame.
SUNSET Feb 1982 (v.168#2) pg. 98

Mud stompers. Three styles of door mats built from wood strips are designed to sustain rigorous stomping to knock mud off boots or work shoes.
SUNSET Feb 1987 (v.178#2) pg. 110

Method for knitting a durable doormat from nylon rope.
THREADS #51 Feb-Mar 1994 pg. 16

Mahogany and white oak welcome mat. Slatted center area is set in a mitered frame inset with scroll sawn WELCOME greeting.
WOOD MAGAZINE #94 Jan 1997 (v.14#1) pg. 42, Insert
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #101 Dec 1997 (v.14#8) pg. 12

Sunrise door mat made from redwood. Wedged-shaped pieces are joined to form a semi-circle resembling rays of the sun.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1997 (v.21#2) pg. 51

Slatted wood door mat keeps mud and snow outside.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1988 (v.44#4) pg. 63

Doormat consists of wooden slats and spacers joined together using nylon rope.
WORKBENCH Dec 1994-Jan 1995 (v.50#6) pg. 56