I was thinking more along the lines of “For sale, cheap: beautiful inlaid oak dining table with two upholstered arm chairs and four upholstered side chairs.”
We got this table in 1988. It was our first major “fine furniture” purchase and we’ve treated it with kid gloves and obsessive protectiveness since then. I’ve always loved (and still love) the inlaid wood!
But apparently it’s akin to a wedding dress with sleeves (which mine had) or parachute pants (loved those too). In other words, according to our kids, it’s “soooo 80’s” and it’s time for it to go.
This is what we’re replacing it with:
…along with this sidebar (which Tom and Kat already put together, so this is the actual piece in our dining room):
But until we get rid of – I mean bid adieu to – our old dining set, we can’t do much with the new one.
I was asking $450, then I decreased it to $350 and now it’s a “make me an offer” deal! To my local readers... interested?
Addendum: The next week, this is what it all looks like (and the old set is sold!):