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Photo shows how to build clothes bins on casters so that three bins will slide under a 38"x19"x22" base. Est. cost: $45.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 31

Photos show how to build simple storage compartments for soiled clothes, trash and firewood.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1973 (v.51#4) pg. 184

Photo shows a wall-hung clothes hamper that is made from denim and shaped like a giant pocket. Est. cost: $7.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1973 (v.51#7) pg. 44

Photo shows how to build a 36"x18"x12" clothes hamper with a swing-in door at the top for depositing clothes and a framed, pierced-aluminum bottom door that opens for clothes removal. Est. cost: $15.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1974 (v.52#7) pg. 61

How to turn a 10-ft. ladder into a frame for 8 fabric storage pockets. Est. cost: $69.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. 106, 150

Tip: Narrow castered plywood hamper can fit between a washer and dryer.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Nov 1980 (v.58#11) pg. 99

Build this Pegboard pullout hamper which can be fitted into almost any ordinary kitchen-style base cabinet.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1982 (v.60#2) pg. 87

Kid's clothes bag. Hanging hamper is decorated with appliqued puppy with a snap, zipper, buckle, and shoelaces to help teach coordination. Est. cost: $24.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 39, 54

Kangaroo shape, cut from plywood or particleboard and painted, has a fabric pouch for use as a hamper. Est. cost: $30.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1987 (v.65#7) pg. 84, 137

Make tidiness fun. Child's clothes hamper is shaped and decorated like the guardhouse of a "Royal British Palace Guard".
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1981 (v.5#3) pg. 48

Elegant laundry hamper features all-wood frame-and-panel construction, aromatic cedar lining, perforated bottom, and a split-top. Overall dimensions: 32" wide, 24" tall, 15" deep.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1987 (v.10#4) pg. 50

Colonial-style furniture for a baby's room can be used later in your regular furnishing scheme. (1) Drysink which doubles as a changing table. (2) Wall cupboard. (3) Laundry hamper.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1988 (v.11#7) pg. 42

Decorative hamper with a lift-up top conceals laundry or a garbage bag. Three frame-and-panel sides are combined with a fourth side of perforated hardboard for ventilation. Overall dimensions: 15"x15"x29" tall.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1995 (v.18#5) pg. 66

How to make a roll-out wooden cabinet fitted with a standard laundry bag and pull-out vinyl clad wire basket on the bottom shelf.
FAMILY CIRCLE Feb 3 1978 (v.91#2) pg. 85, 141

An assortment of things to make from dish towels. Includes drawstring-top laundry bags.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 18 1979 (v.92#13) pg. 32

Carry-all laundry bag is made from sailcloth. Has pockets on the outside for soap and bleach. Est. cost: $10.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 26 1982 (v.95#15) pg. 99, 138

Wordless Workshop shows how to make a sorting rack for dirty clothes. Wooden frame holds five plastic wastebaskets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #321 Sep 1991 (v.41#8) pg. 90

Clothes sorting hoppers hang on the wall above the washer and dryer. There is also room for laundry supplies on shelves beneath the hoppers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #351 Sep 1994 (v.44#8) pg. 96

Plastic baskets for dirty clothes are attached to the underside of a laundry-room shelf using simple wooden cleats.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #356 Mar 1995 (v.45#3) pg. 55

Child's laundry bag hangs from a wooden hanger and looks like a doll with yarn braids and an eyelet pinafore.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Nov 1980 (v.191#5) pg. 165, 302

Make a lingerie laundry bag from dainty white eyelet embroidered cotton decorated with ribbons and bows.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Dec 1981 (v.193#6) pg. MA2

Build an Early American commode from pine and a pair of shutters. Bin for soiled clothes tilts out. When closed, this hamper looks like a chest.
HANDY ANDY Feb 1979 (v.3#5) pg. 92

Chair cushions and a laundry bag for a nursery are appliqued with swans.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1980 (v.25#2) pg. 77, 105

Drawstring laundry bag (19"x26") made from a colorful floral print fabric is topped with eyelet. The same fabric and eyelet is used to trim bathroom towels.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Jun 1990 (v.35#3) pg. 52, 97

Roll-out hamper fits under a stairway.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #422 Jul 1963 (v.59) pg. 94

Decorative hamper loads from the front, thus allowing the top to be used for bathroom storage. Constructed of Masonite paneling over a simple wooden frame.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #489 Feb 1969 (v.65) pg. 90

Chest of drawers with tree storage drawers also conceals a pull-out clothes hamper on casters. Unit measures 16"x48"x29" high.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #527 Apr 1972 (v.68) pg. 100

Versatile "Frog Bag" may be used as a wall hanging to hold toys, pajamas, or babies' things.
NEEDLE & THREAD May-Jun 1983 (v.3#3) pg. 52

Hamper made from hardboard and aluminum corner post.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1963 (v.120#5) pg. 179

Laundry sorter. A four-bin clothes sorter with two attached drop-leaf tables for separating and folding clothes. Built of perforated hardboard and wood.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1967 (v.127#3) pg. 152

Wall-hung clothes hamper also stores laundry supplies.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1967 (v.128#6) pg. 163

Mobile laundry counter holds plastic baskets for sorting soiled clothes.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1970 (v.133#3) pg. 176

Clothes hamper appears to be a built-in cabinet, but it can be rolled around on casters when doing laundry.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1975 (v.143#4) pg. 126

Functional pine clothes hamper features louver doors and a liftup top.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1984 (v.161#4) pg. 102

Pine laundry hamper features slatted sides and top for ventilation.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1986 (v.163#9) pg. 95

Bathroom hamper uses prewoven paper cane in the sides and top. Overall dimensions: 14" deep, 17" wide, 25" high.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1988 (v.165#10) pg. 84

Dual-purpose hamper for indoor or out, wet wash or dry.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1964 (v.185#5) pg. 126

Three-bin laundry hamper made of perforated hardboard and wood.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1967 (v.190#3) pg. 54

Clothes hamper and laundry sorting bin consists of a wooden cabinet with a door. Inside the cabinet are four rectangular plastic clothes baskets that slide out for storage and sorting.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1975 (v.206#1) pg. 98

Build a long clothes hamper out of pegboard and wood. Position it so that the top is level with the upstairs stairway banister and the bottom is shoulder-high on the downstairs level. Eliminates need to carry dirty clothes down the stairway.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1978 (v.212#1) pg. 120

Tip: How to build a tilt-out storage unit for dirty clothes. Plastic wastebaskets are used as bins.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1979 (v.214#3) pg. 139

Roll-around stand made from PVC pipe holds two large plastic clothes baskets. Ideal for use in the laundry room.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1988 (v.233#3) pg. 104

Laundry hamper features frame-and-panel construction, a lift top, good looks and exceptional strength. Overall dimensions: 22"x14"x26" tall.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #77 Mar 1994 (v.13#5) pg. 74
Correction POPULAR WOODWORKING #78 May 1994 (v.13#6) pg. 7

Staggered hamper-bench has a top that is broader than its base and looks like a stack of increasingly bigger boxes.
SUNSET Jun 1987 (v.178#6) pg. 146

Woven-wood hamper is made from band sawn strips of oak and walnut. The 20"x15" oval top is made from walnut and has a woven center of oak splints.
WOOD MAGAZINE #58 Jan 1993 (v.10#1) pg. 38
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #62 Aug 1993 (v.10#5) pg. 6

Louvered hamper. A wooden hamper, with lift-up top, is made from louvered shutters and plywood.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1977 (v.1#1) pg. 14

Contemporary clothes hamper is "semi-circular" in shape and features vertical oak slats (tambour) covering the outside.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1984 (v.8#4) pg. 46

Early American style hamper features decorative beaded frame and panels on the front. The lift top, sides and front are made from wood or plywood. The rear is perforated hardboard (for ventilation). Overall dimensions: 34" tall, 20" wide, 14" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1986 (v.10#6) pg. 26

How to crochet a hand-laundry bag that hangs from a wooden hanger.
WORKBASKET Jul 1979 (v.44#10) pg. 5

A zoo of wooden animals for a child's room includes: (1) a wooden rocking zebra, (2) a rocking horse swing that suspends from the ceiling, (3) a lion toy chest, (4) a hippo hamper, (5) a giraffe clothes hanger and (6) a whale shaped chair.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1978 (v.34#6) pg. 66

Recycling cabinet. Attractive cabinet with a frame-and-panel front that tips forward revealing a large plastic bin. Overall dimensions: 12"x17"x25" tall. Multiple units can be fastened together to form a recycling "center". Would also make a good laundry hamper.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1994 (v.50#5) pg. 66