Orchard Ladders

Orchard Ladders

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Regina Yunghans
Aug 27, 2009

I recently spotted this orchard ladder at a local garage sale for $50. It was something like 13' high and wasn't very sturdy, but its shape was very appealing. Thus started the search for others like it...

Use one at home as, well, a ladder (but be sure it's sturdier than our initial find!). Or prop one up as a decorative element for hanging towels or blankets.

1 the original garage sale find
2 three turned maple versions by Paul Loebach for Matter
3 a free-standing antique one from Muir: Antiques for Modern Interiors
4 another antique - this one's a French orchard ladder from the1920's at 1st Dibs
5 and finally, a contemporary metal one by Japan's Niwaki

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