Bathroom towel storage may not seem the most important fixture in your home, but when you step out of the shower. Find no towels within reach, or just a wadded up, moldy pile of terry cloth, you can think of that idea. Standard towel racks can be found to suit most bathroom interiors, but if you want custom size, you can make your own. Industrial metal If you have a state-of-the-art or simply masculine bathroom and want to go with a heavy, industrial look. Start with a sheet of heavy metal, about 3 feet long and 6 inches high. When.