How to Find Cool Stuff at Flea Markets

Here are a few quick tips on how to shop flea markets and find the stuff you really want: Get there early:  The early bird gets the worm…and all the good buys! Have plenty of cash:  While you’re spending the time to write a check, someone else is finding the good stuff. Move quickly to…

Value Stream Mapping: 5S The Finishing Touches

Here is the last step in bringing efficiency to your process….5S:  Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize, Sustain. The following is what I did for our process we’ve been working on: Sort:  Sorted through packing materials, cupboards and drawers Straighten:  Rearranged things on shelves for easy reference Shine:  Repainted some scuffed spots Standardize:   Future process mapped and posted…