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09-14-2012, 11:27 PM #1
Octo Mother Superior
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So when I don't spend time getting smarter I shop.

I don't often shop, but when I do I go to the old folks thrift store. It's run by the elderly and the money is well spent.

I was in desperate need of a new computer table, the old one crashed (in a graceful manner thankfully since it carried all my hardware including our 42" secondary monitor). We found not only a nice sturdy table perfect for the space and my computer needs but also 4 fancy metal coasters. chuckle.gif

For all this including home delivery I paid €45. beercheer.gif

İmage
09-14-2012, 11:32 PM #2
yankees skier
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That's a bargin for sure. cheers.gif

Biere.
09-14-2012, 11:59 PM #3
Octo Mother Superior
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Sure as hell was. cheers.gif Not only is the money well spent, but those old folks (75+) in there are just the funniest most adorable charming bastards you'll find running any store lmao.gif Not to mention how it keeps them sharp in the brains and keepin them muscles working. It's a win/win/win situation chuckle.gif

They probably made way more off of the stuff I donated to them than I ever spent there altogether but if someone has a use for my old junk and the old folks make a buck I'm all for it. beercheer.gif
09-15-2012, 06:01 AM #4
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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Octo's a Southpaw? chuckle.gif Is that Birch? It's beautiful!!
09-15-2012, 07:28 AM #5
Octo Mother Superior
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Southpaw? chuckle.gif No ma'am, that's just visual effect to balance things out chuckle.gif

I was thinking birch too but we're not sure, it's real heavy.
09-15-2012, 08:19 AM #6
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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well,,,

it's getting mighty Hoity Toity around thr Octo+JR homestead nowadays folks,,

hard to keep up with the Joneses when they've figured that budget like that.

Hey ! is that glass on the table top ,,, or is it really that shiny ?

BTW, that's Bavarian Bramble Walnut with a scoch of Norwegian Knot-wood.

ain't it good ,,, that Norwegian Woodchuckle.gif
09-15-2012, 10:08 AM #7
JayRodney ⓐⓛⓘⓔⓝ
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It's just that shiny! Can't say I've ever see wood finished like that. There's an extra top extension piece that screams "I need to be made into a guitar body" chuckle.gif

wonder.gif
09-15-2012, 10:30 AM #8
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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YES INDEEDY!!


I wonder what kinda wood that really is though

wood like that is so beautiful ,, guitars indeed i would .

Steve has a les paul copy that was home made and the wood is something like this wood.

sweetest guitar

he wanted to sell it

i bitched
he said : i wanty a freakin' tubey

tube amp ?

I have tube amps

take them

he kept the guitar

my new sailboat is teak throughout

well,,, one of my new sailboats
i bought three and have to take them tuesday

i have to sell them quick though

my damned boats in California are awaitin'

and this slum town portland is gonna cause me to,,,

get out of heregaah.gif
09-15-2012, 10:34 AM #9
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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boy
i am tired

i forgot to tell about the TEAK

heheheheh


i want to strip it and re-finish it

i'm too old though

wonder,, hmmm,,, do you and Octo want a job ?

i have boats

the sun shines all the time in Calif.

and,,,,

you can bring that new desk to

shït,,, going to sleep

even my radio is yawning at me

Beepers is sleepers already

the lazy bitch
09-15-2012, 10:44 AM #10
Accidental Stoner Member
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chuckle.gif
09-15-2012, 10:56 AM #11
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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[attachment=99]here is one of the sailboats
09-15-2012, 10:57 AM #12
Cynicalabsurdance Member
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that boat is a 24 foot Ranger

needs the wood restored on the bulkheads

other than that

she sails like a ,,, fish ?chuckle.gif
09-15-2012, 02:03 PM #13
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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chuckle.gif I hope not fish swim.
09-15-2012, 02:08 PM #14
Octo Mother Superior
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Good morning Shadow hug.gif You finally have the day off?
09-15-2012, 02:19 PM #15
Shadow Mrs. Buckwheat
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hug.gif Hej Octo No, I work today just not til this afternoon. I'm hoping next Sunday I'll get a day off. Got my first contract paycheck yesterday and alla sudden I don't mind this grind beercheer.gif



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