Readers tell me they love the “Find of the Week” feature that I’ve done a couple of times, so of course I completely let it slide. It’s a good thing I’m self-employed, that’s all I can say. But I’ve got something for you this week.
A couple of weeks ago I spent some time checking out local thrift shops. Oh, what fun I had! First stop was the Habitat ReStore in Durham/Chapel Hill (on 15/501). SUCH a great place. You never know what you’re going to find, but there’s plenty of great salvaged building materials there to feed your creative spirit. This is what I bought:
It’s a lovely luan, hollow core door, untouched by human hands. No hinges, no doorknob holes, no paint. Measures 24 x 80, your typical inside door measurement. It cost $2.00. $2.00 (bears repeating). What am I going to do with it? You’ll just have to wait and see. But when it’s done, you’ll agree that it’s easily the Find of the Week. Until that time, here’s another little find from the Habitat ReStore in Pittsboro (there’s one in Raleigh, too–they’re all over the place);