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Old 11-27-2012, 05:39 PM   #76
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Does anyone know where I can find some quality furniture in the front range?

I'm not looking for the softwood/particle board/stapled crap they sell at american furniture warehouse or furniture row type stores.

I'm looking for some quality constructed hardwood framed sofas that are glued, doweled and screwed together with 8 way hand tied supports internally, down (or blendown) based cushions, etc.

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Have a look at the Amish store, I'll get the real name from Kel, it's not cheap, but that stuff will last forever and every once in a while they have sales. Come by the house, Kel's bought tons of the stuff. I like it because you can order the pieces in quarter sawn oak.
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Old 12-05-2012, 04:29 PM   #77
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Our local Sears went away

Does anyone know a good source for buying individual sockets?

In my never ending quest to organize the garage I recently picked up a bunch of Hansen socket holders and now know which sockets I have 23 of and which ones I'm missing. I need to get a few random sockets of various drive sizes to fill in the gaps.

...or maybe an online source as their is no urgency?

tia,
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Old 12-05-2012, 04:32 PM   #78
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Anyone know a source for quality 18 gauge metal cabinets locally?
(not the lightweight 24 gauge stuff that HD/lowes/sears sell)

I've found approximately what I want online - but each cabinet weighs 360lbs and I'm afraid the shipping charges are going to eat my 950's tire fund ...it sure would be nice to find some I can pickup locally instead.

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Old 12-05-2012, 04:39 PM   #79
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Maybe a used office furniture store?
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:00 PM   #80
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Hi Geek. Ace Hardware carries the craftsman line of tools. As fo the filing cabinets I've been surprised at the variety of stuff the thrift and goodwill stores carry.
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Old 12-05-2012, 06:34 PM   #81
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Ooops.. I left out the word "garage".

Specifically looking for quality 18 gauge garage cabinets such as the ones that bald headed cabinets (irony!) makes.



would love to find a local source for this type of thing and save on the shipping fees for 1500+ lbs

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Old 12-05-2012, 06:42 PM   #82
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Oh yea I don't think goodwill will have that size I've got some contacts from my auto show days. I'll make some calls tomorrow and send you a PM.
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Old 12-05-2012, 07:52 PM   #83
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My local True Value store also carries individual sockets. I'd think any good hardware store probably would.
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:02 PM   #84
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Have you looked at the garage cabinets that are available at Lowes? I think that I saw some nice ones there -
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Old 12-05-2012, 08:21 PM   #85
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Ooops.. I left out the word "garage".

Specifically looking for quality 18 gauge garage cabinets such as the ones that bald headed cabinets (irony!) makes.



would love to find a local source for this type of thing and save on the shipping fees for 1500+ lbs

Look nice, might want to call and talk to the company and see if they might work with you on price and shipping and you might find the shipping is not that bad really or the price they knock off is like having free shipping. Guess it depends on the amount you spend...most companies will work with you.
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Does anyone know where I can find some quality furniture in the front range?

I'm not looking for the softwood/particle board/stapled crap they sell at american furniture warehouse or furniture row type stores.

I'm looking for some quality constructed hardwood framed sofas that are glued, doweled and screwed together with 8 way hand tied supports internally, down (or blendown) based cushions, etc.

tia.
Geek,

My mother in law is having an estate sale in Westminster next week. All very high quality furniture. Huge leather couch, dining room set, end tables, dining room tables, large china hutch etc. All Drexler, Heritage House and the like. All is fantastic condition. The stuff is going to sell for pennies on the dollar. Bedroom furniture as well. All top dollar stuff. Anyone PM me if interested and I will give you the time and dates. Basically liquidating an entire house.
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Old 12-06-2012, 04:44 AM   #87
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I know a guy in Woodland Park that makes custom cabinets with a CNC rig to order. He can make anything you want and will help you design, install (if needed) or just sell you the cabinets assembled or in pieces.

It's up to the customer.

And he's a great guy-

http://www.timkulincabinetry.com/
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:29 AM   #88
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Our local Sears went away

Does anyone know a good source for buying individual sockets?

In my never ending quest to organize the garage I recently picked up a bunch of Hansen socket holders and now know which sockets I have 23 of and which ones I'm missing. I need to get a few random sockets of various drive sizes to fill in the gaps.

...or maybe an online source as their is no urgency?

tia,

Here in CS there are pawn shops that specialize in tools and have buckets of sockets to peruse through. You can get a handful of sockets for the price of a few. That's where I went to fill my gaps.
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Old 12-06-2012, 07:06 AM   #89
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Ooops.. I left out the word "garage".

Specifically looking for quality 18 gauge garage cabinets such as the ones that bald headed cabinets (irony!) makes.



would love to find a local source for this type of thing and save on the shipping fees for 1500+ lbs

Do you have a Costco membership? They sometimes carry stuff like this.
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Old 12-06-2012, 07:32 AM   #90
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I appreciate the input everyone

Lowes sells Gladiator - I can't stand diamond plate (although their pro series is heavier stuff than the stuff the stock in store). Home Depot has the Husky stuff - all 24 gauge. Costco sells Newage (and Sams sells them too - rebadged as coleman) - again 24 gauge (although they can order the 18 gauge - but the cabinets aren't locking otherwise I'd be all over them).

24 gauge is just too thin & flimsy for me. I'm specifically looking for 18 gauge or thicker locking cabinets. An 18 gauge cabinet with double walls is rated at 4mm of deflection on a 4 foot long shelf with 300lbs on it!

I'll take a look at your custom cabinet maker Leigh - thanks!


Re: pawn shops - I've never been in a pawn shop - do all pawn shops sell sockets or is everyone different? I assume they're all different - anyone know of one in Boulder county that sells sockets? tia
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