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flipstah

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that's like buying a Ferrari and using it to drive to the mailbox.
Living the @SpooPoker life in a cooking format. I see nothing wrong with this analogy.

I've made awesome dishes with it too! The sear function is dope.

Also @dad2bandm hopefully you like the green hookah! I used to in university a lot, and used to go to cafes with friends after graduating because I love middle eastern food, but COVID is putting a halt on that right now... :(
 
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I didn't even notice the hookah. lol.
Your post made me realize I have so many smoking paraphernalia in my house! Got a pocket ashtray with a flip holder, that pipe, and the hookah.
 

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First generation Eames Aluminum Group EA112 with swivel/pedestal (contract) base and Naugahyde. Probably overpaid for this, but haven't seen one come up in black in the country for a while. Good condition, arm has varnish peeling off, will strip, repolish and powdercoat clear. Same with the base, repolish and powdercoat clear.

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I'm realising furniture is the $$$ here as mid century chairs go for like $1,000 NZD. Any tips for flipping furniture, restoring wood? I sanding / restaining worth it or just as we say round here; toss on some baby oil and flip.
 

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I'm realising furniture is the $$$ here as mid century chairs go for like $1,000 NZD. Any tips for flipping furniture, restoring wood? I sanding / restaining worth it or just as we say round here; toss on some baby oil and flip.
Sand and restain once and you will never wanna do it again.fuuuuuuuck that.
Especially if like you say it's in high demand it will move quick.
 

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Flipstah....I would only have the stereo on that wall with the speakers spaced out more and away from the wall a bit. You’ll get much better sound.
 

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I'm realising furniture is the $$$ here as mid century chairs go for like $1,000 NZD. Any tips for flipping furniture, restoring wood? I sanding / restaining worth it or just as we say round here; toss on some baby oil and flip.
agree, extra $$ on price usually isn’t worth the time/effort on the refurb unless you’re into that kind of stuff and don’t view it as a pain. As @impuntura once advised me, slap some dollar store baby oil on it (if wood) and list
 

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I'm realising furniture is the $$$ here as mid century chairs go for like $1,000 NZD. Any tips for flipping furniture, restoring wood? I sanding / restaining worth it or just as we say round here; toss on some baby oil and flip.
Stripping and re-staining most stuff isn't worth it. You'll just ruin the piece. I've seen exceptions. Sometimes someone will paint a piece of furniture. If it's a simple enough job to strip and sand it, then go ahead. Small coffee tables are easy to strip and stain. Chairs are not.

Also worth noting something that not everyone might know: teak just needs to be sanded and oiled. If you pick up a teak piece with water marks or resin stains or paint, the most you'll need to do is sand it with a fine grit and then use some Danish oil.
 

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