ISSUE 57  |  Haberdashery

5 Favorites: Iron Boot Scrapers

January 29, 2013 12:00 PM

BY Janet Hall

Sometimes doormats just aren’t enough to tackle the mud that garden boots love to collect. Iron boot scrapers are a wet-weather partner for the doormat, doing the dirty work so the mat can perform the finishing act. Here’s a roundup of our favorites:

See our earlier post “10 Easy Pieces: Durable Doormats” for more dirt-catching ideas.

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Above: A pair of simple wrought iron garden boot scrapers flanks the entry of the Emerson House in Concord, Massachusetts. Image via Centers and Squares.

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Above: Garden boot, meet the Wrought Iron Boot Scraper is $24.95 at Jackson & Perkins.

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Above: Maycreek’s Rustic Boot Scraper is made of hand-forged cast iron; $36.95 at Signature Hardware.

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Above: The simple Solid Cast Iron Boot Scraper is £22 at Inchyra.

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Above: The Colonial Boot Scraper crafted by a New York-based blacksmith; $55 at By Hammer By Hand.

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Above: The heavy-duty Westphalia Shoe Scraper is €21 at Manufactum.

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Above: A Zinc-Plated Boot Scraper is €146 at Replicata.

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