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A gadget for painting doors

 

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The Door Rack Painter is a rack system that lets you paint both sides of a door at one time and store multiple doors for drying.

The system comprises a spray rack designed to hold a door while it’s being spray painted, as well as a dry rack that can hold nine full-size doors or 18 cabinet doors. A pair of dry racks can be converted to hold baseboards and crown molding for drying or long boards for storage.

Links to videos showing how the system is used are on the company’s website, http://doorrackpainter.com.

The racks can be ordered from the website. The system of one spray rack and one dry rack costs $625. Individual dry racks and rods for converting racks into storage units are also available.

Shipping is extra.

ON THE SHELF

Julie Moir Messervy understands the challenges involved in making sense of outdoor spaces. The landscape designer helps readers envision the possibilities and turn them into realities in her new book, Landscaping Ideas That Work.

The book guides users in assessing their property, identifying their style preferences and determining what they need and want in their yards. But mostly, it helps them envision the outcome by providing plenty of photos and descriptions of landscapes and features.

Messervy covers all the elements of a beautiful and useful landscape, from paving options to plants. For some features, she addresses the benefits and drawbacks and provides a guide to the relative cost of options.

Landscaping Ideas That Work is published by the Taunton Press and sells for $21.95 in softcover.

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