The accompanying illustration shows an ironing board, which is new in certain respects, and which has given great satisfaction. Its chief merit is the possibility of folding up when not in use into compact form, so that it will occupy but little space when it is put away. The whole thing is then not more than 5in. in thickness. The top is 4 1/2 ft long and 16 in. wide, while the legs and cross pieces are made of strips 3in. by 1 in.