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« on: October 15, 2008 02:54:42 PM »

I know, I haven't been on here in a millennium but really I had slowed down my crafting for the last while and now I've started again.

So, I saw this cloth dryer a long time ago in one a Martha Stewart Living and never forgot about it until last week I decided to finally do it. Unfortunately I couldn't find the instructions for it in the magazine and I couldn't find the mag I'd seen it in so I figured out how to make it. Thank God I have a well equipped in tools so all I needed was the lumber and hardware. It turned out great in spite of a few mishaps. I also wrote the instructions as I went along along with some final thoughts on the topic. Hope you like it.

The links for the tute. My blog is both in French and English so if you get to a page and it starts in French, just scroll down:

Materials and tools
Making the outer frame
Making the inner frame
Hardware and installations
Final thoughts

     
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« Reply #1 on: October 15, 2008 02:59:39 PM »

What a great idea for not a lot of space!  Inexpensive too, I'll bet.
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« Reply #2 on: October 15, 2008 03:10:45 PM »

that is a GREAT idea! Grin  such effective use of tight spaces!
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« Reply #3 on: October 15, 2008 03:16:13 PM »

I am so glad you posted this!  I have a portable washer, and no dryer, and it seems our collapsible is always out, and things are hanging from everywhere possible!  I am def. going to make some of these!
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« Reply #4 on: October 15, 2008 03:23:18 PM »

Love it! 
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« Reply #5 on: October 15, 2008 04:16:49 PM »

Freakin Awesome!!!  We're reno-ing our basement and this is exactly what we need!  Thank you soooo much for posting!  You rock!
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« Reply #6 on: October 15, 2008 04:45:51 PM »

This is brilliant!  Where did you end up hanging it?
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« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2008 05:53:14 PM »

I love your clothes dryer!  I am going to show it to my husband in hopes of him making it for me!  It is just perfect!
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« Reply #8 on: October 16, 2008 03:31:11 PM »

Thanks to all!

This is brilliant!  Where did you end up hanging it?

In my bathroom, on the wall just above my bathtub.

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« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2008 01:04:52 PM »

Now I'm trying to figure out how to convert my little stand up dryer into parts and hang them from somewhere. Maybe the back side of the house. Hmmm.
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