Step 7: Install the Ironing Board

securing an ironing board to the inside of the cabinet
Photo: Laura Moss
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Secure the ironing board and iron rest to the cabinet's back panel, and the hanging bar to the inside of the shutter door. Use the supplied fasteners for the iron rest and the rack. For the ironing board, upgrade to beefier, ¾-inch No. 10 screws.
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