Home Engineering: Automatic Screen Door Closer

Posted on July 21, 2013  Comments (1)

A simple solution to a common problem. Using a small pulley, some nylon string and a bottle of sand to create an automatic sliding patio door. It is wonderful to see how creative people can find solutions to improve our lifestyles. Don’t just accept limitation, find ways to make things better.

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One Response to “Home Engineering: Automatic Screen Door Closer”

  1. Jenny Simpson
    July 25th, 2013 @ 5:47 am

    Fantastic, Love it.

    I used a very similar idea on my chicken coop, the automatic doors are quite expensive so i decided to take matters into my own hands and make one myself, with a few metres of string, rollers and cleats, i now have a pulley door system all operated from the second floor bedroom window of my home.

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