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September Craigslist Bonanza!

There is lots and lots of good stuff on Craigslist this week! They've recently opened up the network to even more American & international cities, and the result is lots more neat stuff!


  • 67-inch tall burlwood tansu in Orange County: $2500
  • 2-piece black lacquer tansu in Los Angeles: $375
  • reproduction step tansu in Seattle: $1000
  • enormous futon tansu in Washington DC: $1600


  • repro entertainment cabinet in Seattle: $300
  • sideboard with glass doors and mirror in Madison: $1350
  • sturdy-looking round oak dining table in Sacramento: $95
  • set of four solid brass Craftsman / Victorian floor vents/registers in Denver: $120
  • upholstered rocking chair in Washington DC: $175
  • various repro Craftsman style pieces in cherry in New Orleans: $850 for all
  • comfy adjustable Morris chair & ottoman in Raleigh: $300
  • antique library desk with damaged top in Portland OR: $95
  • contemporary  Mission-esque dining set, table and six chairs, in Portland OR: $800
  • solid maple computer desk with slat/spindle design on side and back in Portland OR: $200
  • beautiful custom cherry corner bench, perfect for your kitchen, in Portland OR: $500
  • brand-new Simpson 8-foot exterior door with two sidelights in Seattle: $750
  • another entertainment center, this one in Fresno: $650
  • Will-o-Ware woven willow basket, perfect for magazines or kindling, in LA: $50
  • queen size mission spindle bed - head and footboards - slightly chewed by a puppy in LA: $85
  • good looking A&C rocker with red velvet cushion in Los Angeles: $275
  • simple cruciform-base A&C coatrack in Denver: $75
  • wide Mission slat-back bench in Denver: $650
  • various Arts & Crafts style mirrors in various hardwood frames in Denver: $49
  • Morris chair without cushions, interesting arm design, in Washington DC: $100
  • library table with drawers, in Chicago: $450
  • worn but interesting leather and oak chaise, more deco than A&C, in Chicago: $75
  • nice grain in this simple Shaker sideboard, in NYC: $325
  • good looking side chair with leather seat but a bit pricey for just one, in Brooklyn: $300
  • attractive green stained-glass , supposedly from a Frank Lloyd Wright design, NYC: $80
  • unique A&C record storage endtables, c 1910, in Seattle: $400
  • Randy Weersing cherry coffee table with interesting glass/drawer top, in Seattle: $895
  • pedestal or plant stand, in Seattle: $150
  • armchair with interesting back in Sacramento: $99
  • pretty leather-upholstered daybed in Chicago: $500


  • bow arm Morris chair, in Denver: $1600
  • cherry entertainment center in Denver: $1500
  • cherry armoire/entertainment center with free HDTV, in Denver: $3350 (!)
  • desk & chair set in oak, in Chicago: $5000
  • Stickley Bros. mission keyhole trestle table, in Chicago: $1700
  • contemporary/mission bedroom set in cherry and curly maple, in New Jersey: $7000
  • oak spindle settle with green cushions, in Syracuse: $3500
  • spindle crib, in NYC: $1200
  • slat settle #208 with new upholstery / pillows, in Vista NY: $2900
  • Shaker-look entertainment unit in New Jersey: $1000
  • various pieces - sidetable, entertainment center, coffee table, in Seattle: $150 - $3000


  • simple & sturdy rocker, in Portland OR: $685
  • drop-leaf dining table in lovely condition, in Seattle: $950

architectural salvage:

  • Silverlake Architectural Salvage in Los Angeles posts many of their finds to Craigslist, including, this month, plenty of Spanish art tile, furniture, windows, pews, cabinetry, light fixtures, gates, vintage Craftsman entry doors and plenty more.
  • slipper-form clawfoot tub in Denver: $250
  • 5 stained solid pine 6-panel doors with interesting hardware in Detroit: $15 each
  • vintage windows, "plenty to choose from," in Las Vegas: $25 each
  • Victorian tiger-oak, mirror-back fireplace mantel, in Detroit: $750
  • 2000 board-feet of 5/4 oak in the rough, 6 to 10 inches wide, 8 to 12 feet long - perfect for wood flooring or cabinetry, in New Hampshire: $1.75 per board foot
  • reclaimed heart pine and other woods for flooring, beams, etc. in a variety of grades; in Louisiana, but ships everywhere: $4/sq ft and up
  • set of oak and glass doors in Detroit: $300
  • 1000 sq ft of reclaimed tiger oak flooring, tongue-in-groove and denailed, in Seattle: $3.25/sq ft
  • 5000 very weathered and beautiful red clay bricks in Denver, plus 200 pieces of flagstone:  $2500