A little project!

April 11, 2013


Here’s the kind of post that I like to make – I cut something in half and hung it up on a wall! Now that’s a good way to spend your time, in my humble opinion.

At our school we have a disinfecting solution that we use on the tables before and after meals that is so non-toxic, you could drink it. You certainly wouldn’t enjoy it, but you wouldn’t die.

We always keep it out of reach of children, but one of our rooms needed a lockable place for it. We had an old cabinet that was not being used, and I have a jigsaw!




I forgot to take any photos of putting in the magnetic lock. Up until then things went very smoothly – I even used masking tape along the cut line to keep the laminate from chipping. The lock installation, though – that was a mess. I didn’t have the right sized drill bit for one big hole, so some creative auguring was done. It ain’t pretty in there, but it’s functional.

This is where I hung it. The white knob is the key to the magnetic latch. After I put it up I prettyfied it by putting some stuff on top of the cabinet. I hope the teacher likes it.


…. and if she get’s thirsty? Well, the bar is open.


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Lauren Sommerer is a preschool teacher who likes to build prototypes, grow cats, cook things once, save money, reduce, reuse and recycle.

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4 Responses to “A little project!”

  1. Lauren's dad Said on:

    Well done!


  2. Peggy Said on:

    Excellent! Such talent! And really there is enough room in that little box to keep a secret beverage!


  3. Brad Said on:

    Edible sanitizer? I’m intrigued.


    • Lauren Said on:

      Ok, I exaggerated a little. Er, a lot. You’re not supposed to drink it, but it is so diluted I can’t believe that it could harm anyone.


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