Home owners can be very creative people. This is especially true of people from previous generations and people here in South Salem, Oregon.
If I had a nickel for every automotive part used in plumbing repairs that I have seen….I would have enough for a happy meal….maybe.
Recently while diligently checking a home’s heating system this dryer control knob was noted on a wall heater. I am not sure how hot ‘permanent press’ is or even ‘Delicate sheer’ but I am sure the knob fits tight and with a little training, might help dry the home’s air.