No, I don’t mean the 1987 movie starring Dennis Quaid and Ellen Barkin, but rather my 1950’s mangle iron. It’s big:
and as the name suggests, it’s
Lift the cover, and it looks like this:
A heating element with dual temperature controls sits behind the large roller. Turn on the switch, the roller begins to turn and the element comes down, ironing whatever rolls past it. I have found this iron to be most useful in pressing my handwoven items, especially when doing several items, like the dish towels mentioned in my previous post.