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Project by dakremer posted 02-04-2010 07:29 AM 3200 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I work at Menards (a lumber/hardware store). In one of the aisles we have storms doors – The problem is sometimes the door the customer wants isn’t always the one you can get to very easily, so you have to move all the doors to get to the one they want, because they are all in order by number. Also when you have to stock the doors, you have to move all the doors to put it in the right spot. This is my simple fix – I was really bored at work tonight – made it out of scrape spacer material. Hung on the walls by french cleats.

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#1 posted 02-04-2010 07:30 AM

Good Idea

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 02-04-2010 08:05 AM

Thats using your brain! Too bad most people seem to have temporarily misplaced theirs.

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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#3 posted 02-04-2010 08:09 AM


-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#4 posted 02-04-2010 09:37 AM

Good thinking its refreshing that people still take pride in there jobs without being told in a memo


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#5 posted 02-04-2010 10:56 AM

Avery nice provision to make your work easy. Brilliant.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#6 posted 02-04-2010 02:01 PM

Great solution

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland

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#7 posted 02-04-2010 06:06 PM

Every Menards needs several of these. I could have used one of these on numerous occassions when shopping at our local Menards. I agree with noknot. Good job.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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#8 posted 02-05-2010 02:20 AM

good solution

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

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#9 posted 02-05-2010 04:14 AM

I hope the boss sees this and realizes he has a very creative employee.

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#10 posted 02-09-2010 12:51 AM

and give you a raise
well done in thinking


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#11 posted 02-14-2010 05:31 AM

Nice fix for a problem.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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