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Tip: Three-panel screen has a pine frame with dowels set into each panel. Use for hanging towels, clothes, etc. Estimated cost: $36.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1980 (v.58#7) pg. 94

Tip on using shock cord and boat railings to serve as a clothes dryer.
BOATING WORLD #130 Jun 1997 pg. 77

Drying rack for gloves and mittens is shaped like a giant hand. Wooden clip clothespins hold gloves to dry.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1979 (v.69#10) pg. 77

Rack 'em up. Combine store-bought spindles with scrap lumber and bullnose trim to make a drying rack for mittens and hats.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Dec 1998-Jan 1999 (v.22#3) pg. 8

Hung out to dry. A scissor-style wall-mounted drying rack made from teak and aluminum rods.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Summer 2002 (v.25#9) pg. 52
Correction CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Nov 2002 (v.26#2) pg. 6 (Rod material)

Portable clothes or towel drying rack. Made from dowels and wood. Sets over a hot-air register.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1980 (v.3#11) pg. 5

Mitten Lovin' Mittosaurus. A wooden dinosaur with spines on its back for drying mittens and gloves.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1991 (v.15#2) pg. 47

Hockey Man. A life-size plywood cutout of a man with raised arms serves as a drying rack for hockey equipment and clothing. The rack folds in half when not in use.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1998 (v.21#4) pg. 38

Polar Pengiun pick-up. Wooden shapes painted to resemble a penguin are glued to a spring-tension clothespin. This becomes a clip to hang wet mittens up to dry.
CRAFTS Jan 1997 (v.20#1) pg. 64

The country look. Fold-up herb drying rack is made from 1x2s and dowels. Also suitable for use as a portable clothes or towel rack.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 21 1981 (v.94#10) pg. 66, 122

Wordless Workshop suggests how to make a rack for drying mittens.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #376 Mar 1997 (v.47#3) pg. 64

Mitten drying rack made from a length of 2x4 fitted with stiff wire U-shaped frames.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #384 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 (v.48#1) pg. 48

No-space drying racks. Two comb-like arms lie flat against the wall when not in use. When opened out they allow you to stack work pieces while glue or finish is drying.
FINE WOODWORKING #121 Nov-Dec 1996 pg. 18

Drip dry rack for shower/tub combination.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1964 (v.184#3) pg. 190

Slatted wooden shelf (dowels set into a simple frame) is positioned over a radiator to form a drying rack for gloves and mittens.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1985 (v.227#5) pg. 112

Clothes-drying rack is made by lacing the top of an old folding card table frame with nylon cord. Items may be laid flat on the strings or draped (hung) over the strings.
POPULAR SCIENCE Feb 1989 (v.234#2) pg. 108
Added Info POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1989 (v.234#4) pg. 8

How to build a drip-dry clothes drying compartment that shares part of a shower enclosure.
SUNSET Sep 1977 (v.159#3) pg. 113

Three ideas for convenient and energy-efficient ways to hang and dry snow clothes and boots.
SUNSET Jan 1982 (v.168#1) pg. 85

Tip: Use old pantyhose as a support to hang sweaters for drying.
THREADS #8 Dec 1986-Jan 1987 pg. 8

Antique clothes dryer. A wall-hung shelf (8"x28") incorporates a collapsible wood-and-dowel drying rack.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #10 Jul 1989 (v.2#4) pg. 8

Shaker drying rack for towels may also be used as a quilt rack or clothes valet.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1977 (v.1#4) pg. 3

Mitten box. A wall-hung box with a slotted bottom is used to store soggy mittens. Overall dimensions: 14" wide, 9" tall, 5" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1983 (v.7#6) pg. 61

Wall-hung drying rack. This accordion-style wood and dowel rack expands out to provide up to 10 horizontal bars for hanging items. When closed, the frame serves as a knicknack shelf.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1993 (v.17#2) pg. 54

Shaker drying stands. A deceptively simple-looking piece which will test even the most experienced craftsmen.

Mitten depot. A wooden plaque in the shape of a mitten is equipped with two spring clothespins to hold gloves while they dry. The plaque serves as a frame for a cross-stitched picture of a cabin in winter.
WORKBASKET Oct-Nov 1994 (v.60#1) pg. 14

A three-shelf drying rack for boots and mittens. Rack can be disassembled for summertime storage.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1969 (v.25#5) pg. 52