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Hauling plywood

making plywood fit in a small trunk


Went to the big city today for an eye check up and some plywood.

Figured out that if you have the guy at Lowes cut a sheet of plywood in 2 foot sections it will perfectly fit in the trunk of our Toyota.



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2 feet is a handy size. I used to be able to fit 40 inch wide segments in my Civic if I folded the seats down...but that car got wrecked over the weekend so I will have some new measuring to do soon.
Comment by John Amrhein Tue Dec 20 08:40:17 2011
Sounds like a corollary to "you're a real farmer if you know how many bales of straw will fit in your car."
Comment by anna Tue Dec 20 15:13:41 2011





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