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Forum topic by DKV posted 03-26-2013 06:05 PM 734 views 0 times favorited 19 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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DKV

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03-26-2013 06:05 PM

I would much rather say “my first cheap/free find for the workshop”. However, I will abide by LJ prescriptions. Anyway, my brother-in-law liquidates store property for companies that have gone out of business or closed a location. He was at a store on the weekend, I stopped by to see him and ended up with some additional shop storage and a bench stool. The cabinets and stool came out of a pharmacy that was relocating. You tell me how I did since all I had to do was haul it home. It was destined for the dumpster and about 75 others made it to the landfill in the sky.

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know that.


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#1 posted 03-26-2013 06:29 PM

Pretty nice find, especially with that Ridgid sander attached.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#2 posted 03-26-2013 06:56 PM

Looks good to me. Lots of storage in there. Can’t beat the price, that is for sure.

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ClayandNancy

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#3 posted 03-26-2013 07:01 PM

I was able to get the same cabinets a few years ago from a Pharmacy that closed. Only I wasn’t as lucky as you to get them with locks. Did you get keys? Great find. Pretty heavy aren’t they

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#4 posted 03-26-2013 07:10 PM

Is that tea your drinking cos it’s definitely my mug.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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DKV

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#5 posted 03-26-2013 07:44 PM

Clay, yes I have the keys and yes they’ll bust a gut…

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know that.

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DKV

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#6 posted 03-26-2013 09:11 PM

James, no goats…but I do own quite a few camels.

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know that.

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#7 posted 03-26-2013 09:29 PM

Nothing better then free !

Back in the day I bought some some heavy plate glass mirror from a old Walgreen’s soda fountain pharmacy.
The thick heavy stuff.

I made a bunch of wood frames and each of my kids got one.

Nothing beats heavy duty commercial quality pharmacy salvage items.

For me I used some of the plate mirror as the back of our Dan’um Style china cabinet.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#8 posted 03-26-2013 09:47 PM

RIGHT PLACE, AT THE RIGHT TIME. I’d say you did fantastic on this

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#9 posted 03-26-2013 09:52 PM

Great score Deek, worthy of a gloat for sure.

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#10 posted 03-26-2013 11:15 PM

Great find, got some cabinets from a Blockbuster that closed, alot of stuff hardware and spare wood and tabletops. Nothing like saving alot of money on the shp stuff to then spend on the project stuff.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#11 posted 03-26-2013 11:15 PM

A well-deserved bloat.

Be careful with any loose medications you find in the bottom of the cabinets.

-- “That it will never come again / Is what makes life so sweet. ” ― Emily Dickinson

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#12 posted 03-26-2013 11:33 PM

Since you felt obligated to ”abide by LJ prescriptions”…...
I too will “adide”.... YOU SUCK!!!

Nothing says GLOAT, like FREE!!!

VERY nice score! Congratulations!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#13 posted 03-27-2013 02:52 AM

I love how all the colours match everything else ?

Nice fit but where will the camel sleep ?

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#14 posted 03-27-2013 02:58 AM

so what do camels eat anyway?

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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DKV

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#15 posted 03-27-2013 03:04 AM

Moron, it’s called eclectic.
Dan, the camels have been in the states too long…nothing bit mickey d’s.

-- Have fun and laugh alot. Life can end at any moment. You old guys out there know that.

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