Thursday, April 16, 2009

craigslist find

Knoll toothpick cactus side table.$55
I have always loved this table, and never knew the name of it or who made it. After seeing this I did some research, and found that these tables come in a few sizes, were first manufactured in 1994, and the prices start at $850.
Needless to say, I'm sure this probably has already been snatched up, and after my big CL find yesterday, I have been cut off for awhile.I did email just to see if it was available, in case someone wanted to buy me a b-day gift;)
*update: this table sold very quickly, which in some ways is good for me. I was not forced to by something that I really didn't need, due to the great price. I did receive a email back stating that the table had sold, but he would be posting a Knoll paperclip table if I was interested. I looked on CL for a listing and picture , to only find a quick listing and no pic for a table priced @ $750. So I am guessing that this man did his research after all of the frantic emails about the first table. I am also guessing with such a price increase that he is sick over selling the first table for $55.

6 comments:

  1. he was sick about it. he actually had 3 identical tables and sold them all for $75 each. was a good cragslist day, indeed!

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  2. Hey David, did you get one?
    IF so I'll give you $85 LOL

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  3. I got all three! I'll have to think about that offer. ;)

    BTW - Love the blog. Will check in regularly from now on.

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  4. Hey David, I'm glad you like the blog, its been fun having an outlet for my design obsessions. I hope you're going to use at least one of those tables in your house if not all.

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  5. already have one in my living room and another in my office space. the 3rd will find a new home.

    i need a blog ..... if only i weren't such a blog newb. and i would probably forget about it after a month.

    keep up the good work.

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  6. hey david, so glad to hear that your putting those tables to good use.
    You should do a blog, I love it. I am no good with computers at all, and blogger/blogspot makes it so easy.
    I know of a very loving home for that 3rd table, if you would like I will blog about the empty spot in my heart where that table belongs ;)

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