I arrived at lowes like any other today. A very small list. Some kreg screws and a 4×8 sheet of 1/4” birch ply for drawer bottoms. After browsing the tool isles and getting my screws I got my sheet and realized I had my car not truck and that I was going to have to have the sheet cut down to 4 2×4 sheets.
All good right? Nope.
I pressed the button on the wall near the panel saw and heard the command go off on the loudspeaker that something needed to be cut.
After waiting almost 15 minutes a middle age worker comes meandering over. He asked me what I would like cut and I explained I need this sheet cut in 4. After asking me for an explanation of how that should be done he puts the piece on the panel saw and completely ignores the built in ruler he cumbersomely handles a tape measure on the sheet. I said “theres a tape on the saw you know…” He then snaps and denies that there is such a thing.
It literally took 20 minuets for him to cut it down. He was then rude to me after I thanked him reluctantly.
The bottom line is…Take your truck to lowes if your buying sheet goods. Cut them yourself.
-- thatwoodworkingguy.com ~Eagle America~ ~Woodcraft~