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Old 06-29-2016, 06:15 PM   #1
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Ironing Board Solution

We live full time in our motorhome and Barb does not find it convenient to take occasional ironing to the RV park laundry. She has tried using a small portable ironing board that many of you may use but found it too small. We found a slightly larger folding ironing board at Walmart as shown in the photo but could not find a suitable place to use it. The pull out cutting board in the cabinet was too short but gave me an idea. The cabinet seemed to be constructed sturdily so I inserted a 1X12 board all the way into the cabinet instead of the cutting board. I determined a suitable length and cut the excess off. The short legs on the folding cutting board were easy to remove. A few pieces of mesh skid resistant material that we all use to keep dishes and such from rattling helped keep the ironing board in place. She likes it.
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clever. Out of curiosity, have you tried an ironing blanket/pad? We keep one hanging in the closet and just lay it over the counter or table to iron.

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After considering our options we ordered this item: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I know it might seem extravagant to ship an ironing board from the UK, but the shipping costs weren't all that bad and the item showed up in less than 2 weeks. We only made the purchase after convincing ourselves that there was no place in the US or Canada to buy it. It folds up small enough to make it much easier to find a storage spot for it but it provides an essentially full size ironing surface.
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Old 06-30-2016, 05:57 AM   #4
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Yes, we have an ironing blanket but we found it does not allow shirts to hang down.
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