This classic pulley design is functional, rustic, and lifts your drying laundry out of sight until ready to be put away. Great for small laundry rooms. I would coat the wood so it can't mildew, which is what wood tends to do from damp laundry.
clothesline ~ basket for pins Oh, how I wish I lived in the country so I could hang my clothes out to dry and they would smell fresh and clean and not stink of chemicals poisons. A memory of Aunt Jessie's clothes line in her back yard from many years ago.