Cypress Workbench #2: Change of plan: Estate sale saves me

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Blog entry by CypressAndPine posted 07-13-2014 02:50 AM 1903 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I found a super deal at an estate sale so I will not continue with building my cypress framed workbench. I picked up Grizzly’s top of the line 9 drawer bench in perfectly new condition for $150. That’s right… I said $150. The lady offered it to me for $100 and I said I would give her a little more than that….ha!!!

-- Cypress Jake, New Orleans

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#1 posted 07-13-2014 03:20 AM

Did you check for termites !

-- Regards Rob

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#2 posted 07-13-2014 03:21 AM

Nice save.

-- -Sam - FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain

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#3 posted 07-13-2014 03:41 AM

Nice score. You could complete the cypress bench as a joinery bench if you raise it up a bit.

-- ian | "You can't stop what's coming. It ain't all waiting on you. That's vanity."

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#4 posted 07-13-2014 04:11 AM

What an incredible find! (That was very fair of you wanting to give a little more for the bench since that’s still only a small fraction of what it is worth. I hope the estate actually gets the extra $50 and not the estate salesperson!)


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#5 posted 07-13-2014 12:42 PM

Great Fine, lucky You!! Use it well.

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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#6 posted 07-13-2014 12:48 PM

Dude …. YOU SUCK !

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#7 posted 07-13-2014 01:43 PM

...yep, You Suck, but kickin’ in an extra $50 bucks makes it a ’Class Act’.

Work Safely and have Fun. – Grandpa Len.

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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#8 posted 07-13-2014 03:34 PM

Nice score. You filthy bastard.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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