Sorry for taking so long to post again. Life has gotten away from me and I am just about sick of snow!!!! I thought I would just share this desk that I found a few years ago on the side of the road in the pouring rain with a free sign on it. It was a hideous piece of junk when I found it. It had a laminate that was peeling up. I usually follow a rule of never bringing home anything with laminate because it is so difficult to remove or repair. In this case, I decided to bring it home anyway.
This is NOT the best photo, but I can not seem to get a better one. Anyway, I was with a few of my co-workers and I made them stop to check it out. We ended up grabbing all of the drawers and throwing them in the back of the van we were in to discourage anyone else from picking it up. I then went back with my poor father who brought it home for me. My husband was saddled with the fix up, but he took off all of the laminate, gave it a good cleaning, refinished it and it is now a great desk for our basement computer. I think he did a great job. Just wish I could show a better photo of it.
The point of this post is simply not to overlook items that others have thrown out. You never know what a handy husband or father can do with a piece of junk.