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Pick-a-color thread rack is 12"x15" and built from birch plywood. There are four shelves for spools of thread, a bottom shelf with a lip for storing pins, etc., four dowel pegs across the bottom, and hooks on one side for hanging scissors.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 1 1979 (v.92#15) pg. 95, 153

Diagram of a storage rack to hold spools of thread.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #220 Jul-Aug 1981 (v.31#6) pg. 6

Wordless Workshop shows how to make a revolving rack to hold spools of thread.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #378 May 1997 (v.47#5) pg. 118

How to make a large, three-tier spool caddy.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1978 (v.3#2) pg. 46

Sewing accessories include (1) trio of needlepointed scissors holders, (2) Covered basket to hold yarns, (3) Combination pincushion and spool holder, (4) Wrist pincushion.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Mar-Apr 1982 (v.27#2) pg. 64

Decorative wall-mounted wooden cabinet holds 60 sewing machine bobbins and 128 spools of thread.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1980 (v.153#3) pg. 62

Wall-hung spool and sewing tape rack upgrades your sewing center.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1983 (v.159#2) pg. 70

Portable rack holds spools and pins.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1965 (v.186#5) pg. 200

Wall-hung spool rack holds about 90 spools of thread.
SUNSET Nov 1981 (v.167#5) pg. 166

Classic wall-hung spool rack. Wedge-shaped spool bars with dowels store up to 64 spools. Dentil molding adds a decorative touch to this Federal-styled rack.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #29 Sep 1992 (v.5#5) pg. 6

Old fashioned thread caddy (spool tidy) features a circular tray that holds 8 spools on pegs and a built-in pincushion.
WOOD MAGAZINE #76 Jan 1995 (v.12#1) pg. 68

Wall-hung display case designed to show off wooden spools of thread. Dimensions: 15" tall, 11" wide, 3" deep.
WOODSMITH #26 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 4

Chairside chest of drawers is patterned after an old-fashioned spool cabinet. Features six idential drawers and frame-and-panel sides and back. Overall dimensions: 23" high, 28" wide, 18" deep.
WOODSMITH #68 Apr 1990 pg. 6

Inlaid spool chest. A small chest (8" tall, 10" deep and 11" wide) has three drawers. Each drawer holds several spools of thread. The top of the chest is decorated with an inlaid wood flower. Suitable for use as a jewelry box.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1979 (v.3#4) pg. 15

Tip: Wall-hung spool holder with hooks for shears, tape, etc. is made from a 7"x9.5" bread board.
WORKBASKET Jan 1981 (v.46#3) pg. 26

Tip: Make a thread caddy from the plastic containers in which 35mm film is packaged.
WORKBASKET Aug 1983 (v.48#9) pg. 24

Sewing box, 24" high, 16" wide and 4" deep, holds 48 spools of thread plus other sewing items.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1967 (v.23#1) pg. 12

Reproduction of an antique spool cabinet (sewing thread cabinet) suitable for use as an end table or night stand.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1969 (v.25#3) pg. 38

Sewing caddy includes tilted top to hold 40 spools of thread and a 9-1/2"x11" drawer for miscellaneous items.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1970 (v.26#5) pg. 22

Spool-House Clock is a clock housing shaped like a house. Lower front panel drops down to reveal a storage compartment for spools of thread.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1973 (v.29#5) pg. 24

Wall hung spool board. 8d finishing nails pounded into a piece of wood serve to hold many spools of thread within easy reach.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1979 (v.35#1) pg. 123

Wall hung spool rack.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1984 (v.40#2) pg. 49