Do you need an ironing board to iron?

Answer You don't need an ironing board to iron. Place a towel on top of a hard surface, such as a coffee table, and use that as an ironing board. Make sure the surface isn't plastic or anything else that ... Read More »

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Did girls in the 60's/70's iron their hair on an ironing board to get it to be straight?

I used to sneak downstairs very early and very quietly so I could iron my hair before my Mom woke up.

How to Pick an Ironing Board to Fit Your Ironing Style and Space?

Ironing is a chore that you either love, hate, or tolerate. However, there is a sense of accomplishment when you have wrestled those wrinkles and have a clean, crisp shirt to wear. Types of ironing... Read More »

Who made the first ironing board?

Sarah Boone patented the ironing board in 1892. She was the first African-American woman to receive a patent. Her ironing board was the predecessor to the modern ironing board. Before Sarah Boone's... Read More »

Antique ironing board value?

I have a wooden ironing board - with wooden legs as well. The mfg name is hard to read, but it looks like "Mapes Woodworking Company" in New York.HOw old is it and what is it worth?