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Mission-oak plate rack. Stickley-style wall-hung shelves feature exposed mortise-and-tenon joinery and solid-wood construction.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #12 Jan-Feb 1990 pg. 53

Small wooden display stand (easel) for a plate, photograph, etc. features a wooden hinge, sliding feet, and an adjustable width.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #45 Jun 1995 pg. 56

How to make a simple wall rack to display dishes from 1x3 pine and molding.
APARTMENT LIFE Aug 1978 (v.10#8) pg. 55, 98

Notched grid insert for a kitchen drawer to keep mugs and glasses in place.
APARTMENT LIFE Feb 1979 (v.11#2) pg. 22

Wall grid for hanging utensils, cups and even heavy pots and pans is made from 3/4" dowels that intersect every 6". Cup hooks are screwed into the bottom of the horizontal dowels for small items. "S" hooks hold larger items.
APARTMENT LIFE Jun 1979 (v.11#6) pg. 72

Wall-mounted glass racks are made from 1/2" pine with holes cut for the glasses.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1971 (v.49#2) pg. 62

Photos show china storage drawers that are large pull-out shelves mounted on heavy-duty, telescoping drawer slides. Est. cost: $40.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1971 (v.49#7) pg. 38

How to decorate a living room in an oriental style. Includes a vertical plate display rack. Plans must be ordered.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1974 (v.52#9) pg. 74

How to build a plate and mug shelf. Top shelf is 6" deep by 30" long and surrounded on three sides by a railing of dowels and a pine strip. Cuphooks are mounted beneath the shelf.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1977 (v.55#3) pg. 80

Three shelf, wall-hung china display is made from pine 1x6s, hardboard, and 1/2" dowels (to hold standing plates on shelves). Plans must be ordered. Est. cost: $19.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1978 (v.56#7) pg. 79, 94

Photo shows a simple wooden frame with spindle legs which converts an oversize platter into a decorative table. Est. cost: $37.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1983 (v.61#2) pg. 64

Flip-over buffet/server. This wall-mounted plywood cabinet features vertical slots for storing dishes and silverware. When open, the top becomes a large (60"x16") serving shelf ideal for buffet suppers. Dimensions: 60"x16"x15".
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1983 (v.61#6) pg. 17

Wall-mounted cup and saucer display unit has 2 shelves. Finished size: 30" wide x 19" tall x 6" deep.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Oct 1983 (v.61#10) pg. 121, 173

Wall cabinet keeps fine glassware and china dust-free behind acrylic sliding doors. Est. cost: $55.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1984 (v.62#2) pg. 35, 50

Wall-mounted rack to display plates, made from oak lumber, is a copy of an antique. This two-shelf rack has heart-shaped cutouts in the back. Project plan can be ordered. Est. cost: $27.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 76, 156

Storage rack for dishes, made from pine and dowels, has 18 compartments. Each compartment will hold two bowls or up to eight plates. Est. cost: $29.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 82, 164

Wall-hung shelves for china and glassware have a drop leaf in front that lifts to make a small, half-circle table. Detailed plan can be ordered. Est. cost: $68.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1986 (v.64#3) pg. 92, 182

Wall-mounted display rack for a large platter. Est. cost: $7.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1987 (v.65#7) pg. 67, 106

Tramp art. A variety of projects made from soft wood that is notched, layered and then painted in a way reminiscent of the crude folk art carved by itinerants of the 1800s. (1) Wall-hung whatnot with three-dimensional pyramid shapes. (2) Two styles of picture frames. One has a crackled finished on chipped lattice strips that are layered in a ziggurat effect. The other has concentric heart and pyramid shapes around the border and a distressed finished. (3) Kitchen plate rack and towel bar.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1988 (v.66#3) pg. 52

Country-style, wall-hung plate shelf features easy drill-and-cut shapes that form a "gingerbread" edge. Est. cost: $23.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jul 1989 (v.67#7) pg. 57, 58

New things to do with a mismatched assortment of dresser and doorknobs. (1) Trio of doorknobs mounted on piece of wood function as coat rack. (2) Doorknobs attached to the front of a fabric-covered cornice hold a lace swag. (3) Drawer knobs screwed into a wall shelf serve as plate holders.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1996 (v.74#3) pg. 174

Shelving ideas that also add architectural interest. (1) Shaker-style peg shelving is used both as a rail for displaying pictures and a rod for hanging curtains. (2) Simple 6" wide shelf has racks for hanging stemware on the underside. (3) Fake fireplace and mantel. (4) Shelf, supported by corbels, serves as a space-saving entry table.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1996 (v.74#6) pg. 21

Instant wainscots. (1) Companion wall coverings are accented by two narrow borders edged with molding at chair-rail height. (2) Matchstick bamboo blinds are mounted on the lower 3-feet of the wall and capped with baseboard molding. (3) Plate rail, made from crown molding, is mounted high on the wall and different shades of paint are used above and below the rail. (4) Bead board paneling is topped with a cap of 1x4 and bullnose molding.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1996 (v.74#9) pg. 19

Working on the rails. Ideas for adding chair, plate and picture rails to a room.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Sep 1998 (v.76#9) pg. 46

Unique plate rack features a design inspired by a Japanese footbridge. Design includes contrasts between straight lines and graceful curves, and wood color contrasts between maple and bloodwood. Rack hold 12 plates and has four storage drawers and a shelf for cups.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Feb 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 26

Classic wall-hung plate rack made from a 1x4 (48" long) and a 24" dowel. Holds two large plates.
CANADIAN HOME WORKSHOP Nov 2001 (v.25#2) pg. 10

Teacup rack for displaying your teacups or small plates. Vertical bars and two shelves divide this wall hung unit into 9 "pigeon holes". Dimensions: 23" square and 4" deep.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1982 (v.6#1) pg. 49

Wall-hung spoon rack/plate shelf.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1986 (v.10#1) pg. 48

Two wall-hung plate racks. One features Shaker pegs. Both feature small decorative spindles.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1988 (v.11#12) pg. 55

Tea-for-two hutch for the top of a dining room buffet. The hutch (7"x36"x12" high) has a groove for saucers and brass hooks that hold six teacups.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1992 (v.16#3) pg. 40

Alternatives for the metal clip that is used to secure the frame backing panel on a "plate frame" (an extra deep picture frame especially designed to display a ceramic dinner plate).
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1994 (v.17#12) pg. 10
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 4
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1995 (v.18#4) pg. 5

Two-tiered wall-hung display shelf for dishes is trimmed with dentil molding and spindles. Built from oak and oak-veneered plywood.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1994 (v.18#1) pg. 51

Plate cradle (easel) consists of two curved "L-shaped" pieces of wood hinged together.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Dec 1994 (v.18#3) pg. 26

Fruit medley plate shelf (18" long) has gold leaf borders and a still-life painting of apples, pears, plums and grapes. Emphasis is on painting the fruit.
CRAFTS Sep 1998 (v.21#9) pg. 24, 45

Bright and Cherry teacup shelf. Purchased shelf is painted with bright colors and decorated with cherry motifs created with cherry stamps.
CRAFTS May 1999 (v.22#4) pg. 58

Crafts for the kitchen. A wooden utensil rack, stackable wooden serving trays and a wooden plate rack.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Nov 1979 (v.10#9) pg. 66

Three woodworking projects for authentic country kitchen charm. (1) Country table shaped like a tall, narrow stool. (2) Wooden rack to store and display dishes. (3) Simple wall shelf to hold a clock, etc.
DECORATING & CRAFT IDEAS Oct 1982 (v.13#8) pg. 52

Pennsylvania plate rack is wall-hung, with three shelves and decorative dovetails. Up to a dozen plates can be displayed. Overall dimensions: 42"x26"x9".
EARLY AMERICAN LIFE Oct 1985 (v.16#5) pg. 52

Shallow wall display rack is made from 2x3s with tension tops. Double rows of dowels hold plates on edge for display. Two 6" deep shelves near the ceiling hold glasses and mugs. Single dowels can serve as bars for table linens.
FAMILY CIRCLE Sep 18 1979 (v.92#13) pg. 108, 144

Wall-hung dish rack has two shelves. Measures 36" long and 29" tall. Built from lumber, lattice and molding.
FAMILY CIRCLE Nov 3 1981 (v.94#15) pg. 95, 138

Wall-hung display shelf for cups, mugs, etc. Consists of a long vertical board, with short shelves going out to the left and right at various heights. Est. cost: $5.
FAMILY CIRCLE Jul 12 1983 (v.96#10) pg. 110, 172

Wall-hung rack in the shape of a large frying pan is used to store large serving platters.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 92, 124

Wall-hung storage rack especially designed to store a set of 36 glasses in three sizes.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 25 1983 (v.96#15) pg. 93, 134

China center. Mount six shelves on a wall, then enclose the bottom three with ready-made shutters to make them look like cabinets.
FAMILY CIRCLE Aug 21 1984 (v.97#12) pg. 108

Combination planter and plate shelf attaches to the wall. Three holes in the shelf hold potted plants. A strip of wood keeps plates from slipping. Shelf is 24" long. Est. cost: $8.
FAMILY CIRCLE Oct 23 1984 (v.97#15) pg. 113, 180

Tip shows how to install a plate rail that runs around the top of a room on which decorative plates are displayed.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #186 Jan 1978 (v.28#1) pg. 10

Dish storage cabinet installed above a kitchen sink features slatted shelves so that dishes may be put away wet and they will drip dry.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #243 Nov 1983 (v.33#9) pg. 42

How to build a no-dry dish drainer.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #250 Jul-Aug 1984 (v.34#6) pg. 71

Casual country sideboard (table) and matching wall-hung plate rack are light, cheerful and a pleasure to build. Sideboard (table) top measures 18"x48".
FAMILY HANDYMAN #301 Sep 1989 (v.39#8) pg. 66

Country-style, wall-hung rack to hold 12 place settings of dinnerware. Plates are held on edge between wooden dowels. Platters, saucers and bowls sit on a top shelf. Cups hang from two rows of pegs across the bottom. Overall dimensions: 24"wide x 30" tall x 12" deep.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #314 Jan 1991 (v.41#1) pg. 72

Craftsman-style wall-hung plate rack is made from white oak and stained with an aniline dye to give it an authentic look.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #329 Jun 1992 (v.42#6) pg. 74

Display rack for oversize platters.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #387 Apr 1998 (v.48#4) pg. 121

Build a European-style over-the-sink dish drainer rack. Built from wood and dowels.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #12 Dec 1982-Jan 1983 pg. 12

Tip: Wall-mounted plate rails are made in two pieces. This improves the fit on uneven walls and eliminates the need to scribe.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #18 Dec 1983-Jan 1984 pg. 12

Greene and Greene revival. How a barn was converted into a bungalow. Includes details of unique wainscot, plate rail, door casing, and kitchen cabinets.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #22 Aug-Sep 1984 pg. 54

Two projects customize a kitchen. (1) Four open shelves with four dovetailed spice-box drawers. (2) A steam-bent wall-hung dish rack inspired by the toboggan.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #103 Jun-Jul 1996 pg. 64
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #104 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 10

Colonial display shelf, 48" long, has two shelves, with a railing across the front of the bottom one. Est. cost: $26.
GOOD HOUSEKEEPING Aug 1986 (v.203#2) pg. 120, 219

A look at ways to use moldings around the home for cornices, baseboards, as window and door trims, for chair and plate rails, and to create a paneled effect on walls.
HANDY ANDY Mar 1978 (v.2#6) pg. 36

Plate rack. A parallel row of upright dowels holds plates, pot tops, etc. for storage, display, draining off water, etc.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Apr 1978 (v.67#4) pg. 44

Portable glass rack. Simple wooden rack holds 8 drinking glasses securely. Use for storage and as a serving tray.
NATIONAL CARVERS REVIEW Feb 1977 (v.8#1) pg. 11

The Colonial touch. Photos illustrate how stock moldings and pine lumber can be used to add decorative touches to a room. Ideas include plate rail, chair rail, pine paneling, etc.
NEW SHELTER Oct 1982 (v.3#8) pg. 86

Add a plate rail to a kitchen wall.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1976 (v.4#4) pg. 8

Making and attaching a plate rail to a wall. The rail is made from a combination of moldings.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Dec 1977 (v.5#12) pg. 140

Wooden stand to display a china plate or commemorative plate. Stand sits on table or shelf.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1967 (v.127#3) pg. 151

Simple plate holder displays one plate upright. Simple wooden base with a notch to hold plate and a wooden upright to support the back of plate.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1976 (v.145#3) pg. 182

Plate butler, a miniture set of corner shelves for your cupboard will hold several stacks of plates.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1979 (v.152#5) pg. 212D

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

Wall-hung plate and candlestick holder combination.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1964 (v.185#5) pg. 124

Circular caddy holds six glasses and fits around the pole of a large beach or lawn umbrella.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1968 (v.193#1) pg. 164

Wall-mounted plate shelf (30" long) features dentil molding made on a table saw using a simple jig.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #55 Jul 1990 (v.10#1) pg. 36

Trapezoid-shaped plate rack made from oak dowels and strips serves to display, drip-dry, and store 8 decorative plates. Overall dimensions: 16"x8"x14" tall.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #101 Mar 1998 (v.18#1) pg. 51, Insert

Display shelves for antique china are built from 2x12s, with closed cabinet space beneath for storage.
SUNSET Jun 1978 (v.160#6) pg. 116

Pull-out kitchen cabinet has two shelves for storage of large dishes and pans. Top shelf is a shallow tray for placemats, silverware, etc.
SUNSET Sep 1978 (v.161#3) pg. 132

How to build a lighted storage/display unit for crystal.
SUNSET Nov 1978 (v.161#5) pg. 152

Tip: Build see-through shelves in front of kitchen windows for glassware storage.
SUNSET May 1981 (v.166#5) pg. 183

Custom made wooden racks serve to both display and store decorative dishes and mugs. A service for 10 is displayed in a 33"x38" space between two kitchen windows.
SUNSET Sep 1981 (v.167#3) pg. 96

Dish storage rack is fitted into a window frame above a kitchen sink. Dishes are able to drip-dry.
SUNSET Aug 1983 (v.171#2) pg. 100

Decorative oak plate rack features a railing, spindles, and a scalloped bottom edge along the shelf back. Can be fabricated to any desired length.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #11 Sep 1989 (v.2#5) pg. 10
Added Info WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #13 Jan 1990 (v.3#1) pg. 29

Shelves with a view. A showcase for a collection of cups, saucers and plates. Shelves are grooved to support plates on edge. Spindles along the front create decorative arch-topped frames. Overall dimensions: 41" wide, 23" tall, 6" deep.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #18 Nov 1990 (v.3#6) pg. 18

Classic country cabinet. A reproduction of those shallow, wall-hung, open-front cabinets used to store and display everyday dinner dishes. Overall dimensions: 8" deep, 31" wide, 38" tall.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #31 Jan 1993 (v.6#1) pg. 16

Wooden stand for displaying a five-piece china place setting (cup on a saucer in front of three upright plates).
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #41 Sep 1994 (v.7#5) pg. 26, Insert

Wall-hung showcase displays two collector's plates (7"-8" diameter). A simple box (20"x11"x3" deep) is faced with a decorative frame-and-glass panel.
WEEKEND WOODWORKING (PROJECTS) #48 Nov 1995 (v.8#6) pg. 20, Insert

Over-the-door shelf unit for display of dishes and other items has six compartments.
WOMAN'S DAY Jun 14 1978 (v.41#11) pg. 132, 149

Tip: How to make plate rails from crown molding.
WOMAN'S DAY Jul 5 1983 (v.46#12) pg. 67

Show-off shelves. Seven "country-style" shelves designed to display dishes, collectibles, plants, etc.
WOMAN'S DAY Sep 1 1983 (v.46#14) pg. 86, 138

Corner rack for displaying one 8.5" plate.
WOOD MAGAZINE #51 Apr 1992 (v.9#3) pg. 74

Country-time plate rack (23"x4"x26" high) has two shelves and a tongue-and-groove back. There is an apple-shaped cutout in the upper rail.
WOOD MAGAZINE #66 Dec 1993 (v.10#9) pg. 49

Wall-hung plate rack (53" tall, 48" wide, 11" deep) will house a service for twelve.
WOOD MAGAZINE #83 Nov 1995 (v.12#8) pg. 64, Insert
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #86 Feb 1996 (v.13#2) pg. 30

Wall cupboard. Country-style china shelf for displaying dishes. Features two open display shelves (equipped with plate grooves), four hooks for hanging cups and four small storage drawers. Overall dimensions: 38"Wx31"Hx9"D.
WOODSMITH #40 Jul-Aug 1985 pg. 14

Country wall shelf. A 43"x8" display shelf for plates also has 8 Shaker-style pegs which can be used to hold cups, towels, clothing, etc.
WOODSMITH #55 Feb 1988 pg. 8

Routing a plate groove in a corner cabinet's shelves using a template and a core box bit.
WOODSMITH #61 Feb 1989 pg. 12

Quilt rack. Wall-hung rack incorporates both a dish display shelf surrounded with a galley rail and a dowel rod for displaying a quilt. Overall dimensions: 51"x10"x11".
WOODSMITH #90 Dec 1993 (v.15) pg. 6

Oak plate shelf (36"x7"x7") has a galley rail with spindles. Its base is build up with dentil molding and a layer of thick crown molding.
WOODSMITH #106 Aug 1996 (v.18) pg. 32

Wall-hung storage rack for plates. The plates are stored upright, not stacked, in 24 bins, for easy access. The unit also incorporates two shelves for cups and saucers and a shelf with grooves for displaying plates or bowls face out. Overall dimensions: 40"x34"x12" deep.
WOODSMITH #124 Aug 1999 (v.21) pg. 16, 23

Kitchen racks in pine for spices and crockery. Simple wall-mounted racks made from pine and dowels are used to store dishes, jars, pots, etc.
WOODWORKER #1036 Mar 1980 (v.84) pg. 158

Pine wall shelf display unit for dishes is constructed mostly by hand in a design typical of the middle 19th century. Overall dimensions: 27"x20"x5" deep.
WOODWORKER May 1991 (v.95#5) pg. 490

Wall-hung rack to store and display a collection of 8 large plates, 8 small plates and 8 cups. The plates are displayed at about a 45-degree angle to the shelf and the cups hang on hooks. Overall dimensions: 24" wide, 24" tall, and 7" deep.
WOODWORKER Aug 1994 (v.98#8) pg. 41

Hanging shelf unit (whatnot shelf) features three shelves (each with a plate groove), solid wood sides, through tenon joints, a double curved top rail, etc. Design is inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement. Overall dimensions: 756mmWx700mmTx145mmD.
WOODWORKER Jun 1995 (v.99#6) pg. 24

Colonial plate rack. Simple wall-mounted rack designed to display three large pewter or china plates.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1977 (v.1#3) pg. 3

Three-shelf wall rack is 34" tall, 23" wide and 6" deep. Has an 18th century colonial styling. Use to display pewter dishes and mugs.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1981 (v.5#1) pg. 15

Kitchen dish rack. X-shape wooden rack holds plates and cups for storage or for draining after washing. Folds flat for storage.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1981 (v.5#4) pg. 26

Collector's plate frame. Circular wooden frame is used to hold and display collector's plates.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1982 (v.6#4) pg. 27

Wooden stand designed to display a collector's plate. The legs of the stand are hinged to adjust to any size plate.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1983 (v.7#4) pg. 49

Wall-hung magazine and book display rack. Would also be suitable to display dishes. Overall dimensions: 35" long, 12" tall, 3" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1985 (v.9#1) pg. 54

Wall-hung plate shelves displays six large dinner plates on two shelves. Also includes two small storage drawers in the base. Overall dimensions: 32" wide, 25" tall, 7" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1986 (v.10#1) pg. 56

Mission-style oak rack is the perfect place to display those prized plates, cups or other collectibles. Overall dimensions: 37" wide, 20" tall, 6" deep.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1990 (v.14#4) pg. 52

Portable glass rack holds eight glasses.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1965 (v.21#3) pg. 62

Rack for prized china. Wall-mounted rack displays two china cups and saucers. All wood construction.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1967 (v.23#1) pg. 34

Multi-use shelf can serve as a corner wall shelf, a display rack for a decorative plate or a stand to hold a book open to a particular page.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1968 (v.24#1) pg. 23

Lazy-susan crystal cabinet keeps glassware handy on revolving shelves.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1968 (v.24#4) pg. 34

Wall-hung snack table and china display shelf is set below a kitchen serve-through which may be closed up with louvered shutters.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1968 (v.24#6) pg. 33

Four styles of wooden display stands for dishes include a large plate hanger, a cup and saucer stand, a small easel, and a large-plate stand.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1975 (v.31#6) pg. 68

Plate display stand is easy hand tool project.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1983 (v.39#5) pg. 53

Install a narrow shelf over a window cornice to display cups and plates.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1984 (v.40#2) pg. 97

Folding decorative easels are ideal for displaying china plates or miniature paintings.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1985 (v.41#6) pg. 8

Open shelf unit is alternative to kitchen upper cabinets. Built from 2x2, 1x12, and dowel stock. Serves to both store and display your dishes.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1985 (v.41#6) pg. 48

How to fabricate a plate rail from stock molding.
WORKBENCH Dec 1991-Jan 1992 (v.47#6) pg. 14

Simple wooden plate stand has pivoting feet to accommodate a wide range of plate and bowl sizes.
WORKBENCH Feb-Mar 1996 (v.52#1) pg. 26

Wide plate rail is attached to a heavy mounting cleat that is concealed behind cove molding.
WORKBENCH #256 Nov-Dec 1999 (v.55#6) pg. 36