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Ironing surface from baby changing table

Old 10-11-2022, 03:33 AM
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The rectangle board over my ironing board had developed a slight “sag” so I needed new. I got a baby changing table (garage sale) and “Handy Hubby” helped me convert it to a new ironing station. Covered a piece of plywood with padding & several layers of wool then stapled on a cover of ticking. We used “L” brackets & attached top to table. He attached a small surface (stained to match) to right side for iron to rest on a silicone mat. Now I have 2 shelves below. Yippee ! All I bought was the plywood. There was no price on the baby table & young Mom said it was free. I shoved $$ at her but she absolutely wouldn’t take it. It was given to her 2nd hand & she was done with it.
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Old 10-11-2022, 04:19 AM
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Great score on the table. It is nice to have a large surface for ironing. I use a 24x48 work-bench in my sewing room and made a similar ironing station.
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Old 10-19-2022, 10:19 AM
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That's exactly what I did to make my ironing surface. It had edges on three sides and I'd originally thought to take them off but I'm fairly tall and opted to leave them on. Now, not only do I have the space from the three drawers below, but the space between my ironing "board" and the top of the dresser is perfect storage for my light box. I love it and I'm sure you're going to love yours as well. Enjoy!
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