Christmas came early in the form of curbside trash...now my treasure

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Msbear, Dec 7, 2008.

  1. Msbear

    Msbear Fancy Banties

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    I can't believe it! This was set out with the trash. The bottom was broken off so the bottom drawer was out of it. It was soooo easy to fix. A little wood glue, two small nails and a brace til it's dry and now I have a beautiful chest of drawers to match my other quarter sawn oak set. I saw it last night on the curb just as the snow started to fall!! It would've ruined the wood. Im still in shock. I could never have afforded this at an antique store. What are people thinking?
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    There used to be a mirror, I believe, that was attached to the center. My hubby and I come across old wood all the time so we're keeping our eyes peeled and we'll try our hand at making a new one for it and I'll match the patina with stains and oils. ooooh....Im in happy la la land right now [​IMG]
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    It's beatiful. SCORE! [​IMG]
     
  3. amyquilt

    amyquilt Serama Mama

    May 17, 2008
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    OMG!!! [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  4. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    For the life of me I don't know why people throw away such treasures of the past.

    Beautiful find.
     
  5. PortageGirl

    PortageGirl Chillin' With My Peeps

    THAT IS GORGEOUS!!! [​IMG] *cough* oops, sorry to shout!
     
  6. chickenchickenbulkbulk

    chickenchickenbulkbulk Chillin' With My Peeps

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    WOW!! What a beautiful find. I'm glad you were able to find such a treasure!! DeeJay
     
  7. BeckyLa

    BeckyLa Chillin' With My Peeps

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    That is absolutely gorgeous!!! And the feet are so very interesting!

    Great save!!!
     
  8. hoosier

    hoosier Chillin' With My Peeps

    I am so glad you found that before it was ruined.
     
  9. Stumpy

    Stumpy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Woo-Hoo! That looks like the find of a lifetime.
     
  10. redoak

    redoak Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Great find, they probably threw it out to make room for their new particle board furniture.
     

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