Our beadboard drying rack attached to the wall in the utility room. The panels fold down to provide drying space for even the larger family. For sale in uk now on brilliantlybritish or something. Think called July?
I wouldn't use yard sticks. maybe a butcher block top, but I love the old sewing machine base! An antique Singer treadle sewing machine base finds new life as a table with the addition of vintage yardsticks nailed to an oak top.