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November 12th, 2008
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Getting rid of things
Am trying to clear out extra things while prepping to show the house. Am giving away a broken Black and Decker T2200 Toast-it-all (Bill clearly thought it was fixable, so kept it), a dustmop, a few easter baskets, some styrofoam coolers, and some plastic tubing/pipe such as you'd use for fishtanks. Am also hoping to sell a set of 4 dining rm chairs ($50 or best offer), and my leather couch/loveseat/armchair set, which is full of reclining goodness but just isn't me (haven't set a price on that yet), and a painting from cozumel ($15 - which is much less than I paid to have it matted and the hanger put on the back). Pictures are available on my flickr account. Let me know if you want anything.

I also have a lot of random wood, so let me know if you need some.

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From:jer_
Date:November 12th, 2008 07:41 pm (UTC)
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Amusingly, I, too, have random wood I'm just giving out!

We might be interested in the couchy-type set. I'll have to check with the boss of furnishings and decorations to be sure tho.
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From:netmouse
Date:November 12th, 2008 08:22 pm (UTC)
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:)

well, lemme know. Looking around, it looks like it's worth between 700 and 1100, so if you're interested, make me an offer, and we'll see what happens. :)
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From:netmouse
Date:November 24th, 2008 09:59 am (UTC)
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I have sold the couch but the loveseat and chair are still available. Were you interested?
From:jer_
Date:November 24th, 2008 09:00 pm (UTC)
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It is not looking that way. Thank you tho. :)
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From:logangrey
Date:November 12th, 2008 07:59 pm (UTC)
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Those chairs are awesome, though I probably can't afford them right now.

I'm always up for random wood though, for the many projects which come and go around here.
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From:netmouse
Date:November 12th, 2008 09:34 pm (UTC)
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which chairs? The upholstered ones? You can have 'em if you can come get them. Your pick of random wood, too. :)

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From:_earthshine_
Date:November 13th, 2008 02:38 am (UTC)
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Can i just say i'm trying really hard not to make any jokes while people talk over and over about their "random wood"?
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From:atothek
Date:November 12th, 2008 10:08 pm (UTC)
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lemme know if you get takers for 2 of 3 pieces of your couch set. We've been keeping an eye out for a used love seat sofa-bed for the basement but we have not been able to find one. We don't have room for three big pieces, though.

Good luck!
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From:netmouse
Date:November 21st, 2008 07:57 pm (UTC)
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I have a taker for the couch but not (so far) for the love seat or the big armchair. It's not a sofabed though, it's just a love seat with reclining backs.

btw, does Brin have a piggybank?
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From:ontology101
Date:November 12th, 2008 11:04 pm (UTC)
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Is the "random wood" hardwood? Don is always up for good pieces to be turned into shelves, tables and such...

Anne E.
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From:netmouse
Date:November 13th, 2008 12:37 am (UTC)
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no, not so much. Generally, it's 2 x 4's, 4 x 6's, some 1x-, trim, and scrap plywood and particle board.
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From:_earthshine_
Date:November 12th, 2008 11:22 pm (UTC)
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I might be interested in the dining room chairs. Are there pix of those yet?

No rush or priority, tho. If you can get what you want for 'em, please do. We should probably be limiting expenditures now, so we'd probably fall into the "or best offer" part. :)
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From:netmouse
Date:November 13th, 2008 12:36 am (UTC)
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Yes! picture at http://www.flickr.com/photos/akgmurphy/3024511189/

I haven't gotten any nibbles so far.. mostly I just want for them to go away, so if you're interested and you can come and get them (especially if you can do so before Sunday), by all means, they are yours.
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From:_earthshine_
Date:November 13th, 2008 02:41 am (UTC)
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OK, i've got a call in to the boss. I thought we wanted some extra chairs, but i'll see where we're at in the process.

Either way, if you do get an offer, feel free to take it. We're not in any dire need.
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From:_earthshine_
Date:November 14th, 2008 02:09 am (UTC)

update

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OK... just talked with K. We're actually gonna pass on the chairs. We're good for now and would maybe wait until the kids are bigger before getting anything we don't want ruined. :)

Thanks, tho!!

Edited at 2008-11-14 02:09 am (UTC)
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From:netmouse
Date:November 14th, 2008 10:32 am (UTC)

Re: update

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ok!
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From:knightlygoddess
Date:November 13th, 2008 12:42 am (UTC)
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I'm very interested in that painting. If you'll take a check, I have $15 to purchase that from you!

Also - once you settle on a price for the leather set/pieces, please let me know!!! Ken was looking for the leather recliner and EITHER the Big Couch, OR the Loveseat, but he doesn't have room for all three! :)

Please let me know when you get a price set! :)
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From:jenintheclouds
Date:November 13th, 2008 02:41 am (UTC)
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any random wood left over, can always be brought up for another bonfire...if you don't find a home for it.
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From:kyril
Date:November 13th, 2008 03:37 am (UTC)
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If I didn't know you were female I'd wonder if "a lot of random wood" was a personal problem...
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From:filmmaker79
Date:November 13th, 2008 03:41 am (UTC)
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If no one else took the wood (I didn't read through all the posts), my dad will take at least some, if not all of it, off your hands. He's always looking to keep our firewood supply well stocked. He's got a truck, so we could come and haul it away, no problem.
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From:grndexter
Date:November 13th, 2008 01:08 pm (UTC)
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If it's finished lumber - it wouldn't be good for firewood... ESPECIALLY if it's treated.
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From:netmouse
Date:November 13th, 2008 01:40 pm (UTC)
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yeah, no, most of this is not firewood material, except possibly for a bonfire where fumes would not be as big a deal. Still, not so great.
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From:filmmaker79
Date:November 16th, 2008 04:09 am (UTC)
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Had to ask.
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From:filmmaker79
Date:November 16th, 2008 04:08 am (UTC)
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My dad never turns away free potential firewood. (Had to choose my phrase carefully, dirty minded friends of mine! hehehe) We used to burn old bowling pins, so I don't know that my dad is worried about the pretreating process. Just lookin out for my daddy.
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From:netmouse
Date:November 21st, 2008 07:59 pm (UTC)
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If he wants to come haul wood away, he's welcome to. There is both painted and unpainted lumber, plus some wood stacked in the back yard that was just parts of trees that got cut down.

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From:filmmaker79
Date:November 25th, 2008 08:34 pm (UTC)
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Dad wanted to know how big the pieces of wood are and how much there is. Do you think there's enough to fill the bed of a Ranger truck bed? If so, he's interested and would like to work out a time to come haul some away for you....and so we can have toasty fires all winter long! Thanks!
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From:netmouse
Date:November 26th, 2008 12:44 am (UTC)
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To fill the bed of a truck? probably not, no. maybe half full, no more.
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