For a while now, I’ve been searching for a wooden dish drying rack—something like the simple slatted drainer I spied here or the rustic Tornillo dish rack I saw here (the former is custom and the latter is too expensive). So when I came across this creative idea—a vintage washboard repurposed as a countertop dish drainer—a light bulb went off: What a simple, smart, and creative solution!
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Of course, I immediately went on the hunt for attractive, all-wood vintage washboards. Here are a few that I think could work as an improvised dish drainer.
More creative hacks for an organized home just ahead: