Not pretty but functional

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Project by flwoodhacker posted 10-24-2012 12:52 AM 4286 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am sure many of you have a ladder or two getting in the way. Digging through a pile of 2×4’s and some extra PVC I put together a simple rack that allows them to be stored away. Got a little carried away and spray painted them. Hope you like.

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#1 posted 10-24-2012 12:55 AM

Won’t trip over that again

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#2 posted 10-24-2012 12:57 AM

I love it. Necessity is the mother of invention and she just brought forth another invention!!

Nice going!!!!!!!!..........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 10-24-2012 01:19 AM

Hang in there :))

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#4 posted 10-24-2012 01:24 AM

Well, I would say it’s pretty functional! Thanks for the idea.

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#5 posted 10-24-2012 10:11 AM

Up, up, and away!

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#7 posted 10-24-2012 08:54 PM

I am constantly looking at the ceiling in my garage, trying to figure out how I can use the space…sadly my garage door is hung about 3 inches below the ceiling, so there isn’t much room there, and I’ve allready filled up the rest.

Nice job.

-- Measure with a micrometer, mark with a crayon, cut it with a chainsaw.

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#8 posted 10-24-2012 10:57 PM

That’s exactly how I store mine.

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#9 posted 10-26-2012 01:34 PM

that’s a great idea… and i like your title… the funny thing is that’s exactly what my wife says about me!!

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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#10 posted 11-18-2012 12:08 AM

Smart use of space. My ladder (little giant) is too big and heavy for that treatment in the space available… But thanks for the inspiration! Now that you’ve shared your idea maybe something will come to mind. And you can bet it will be ‘not pretty but functional!’

-- -T

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