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Jan 6, 2009 4:03 pm

Does anyone have a good ideas on where to get office decor items(coffee tables, bookshelves, etc)

Jan 6, 2009 4:04 pm

From indy's getting out of the business.

Jan 6, 2009 4:06 pm

Yeah.. I will take your table, desk and your book, what do you say $20?

Jan 6, 2009 4:48 pm

You mean other than a furniture store? 

 
Craig's List.  You can find just about anything on there.  It'll be used, but unless you're wanting to go to the furniture store and drop big $$$ on new stuff, used isn't a bad thing.  You may also want to look at consignment shops in town.  Even antique shops would be a place to see what you can find.  Just depends on what you're looking for.  
Jan 6, 2009 4:50 pm

Yeah I know, kind of a dumb question... Tried the usual places, can't find bookshelves that match the current decor, AND that I am willing to pay for(getting cheap)..

Jan 6, 2009 6:19 pm

I was going to say what Spiff said, Craigslist.

 
Also do a search for auctions in your area.  Most cities have a place that does auctions for companies that are going out of business.
Jan 6, 2009 8:25 pm

I bought some pretty nice barely used furniture from my landlord....it was from a mortgage company that went and skipped out early on their lease, but left the furniture behind.  Cost me pennies on the dollar.

Jan 6, 2009 9:02 pm

Anyone interested in any real input: officefurniture2go.com
 This is assuming you want quality and value, not cheap shit.

Jan 6, 2009 9:44 pm

I bought some stuff from a furniture liquidator a few years ago - boardroom table, chairs, etc. But it was new, not used (overstocks I assume).  I got the stuff, good price.  Bizchair.com

Jan 6, 2009 11:46 pm

We just outfitted our office and found internet deals on everything.  Find what you want online then use a coupon-site to get discounts.

Jan 7, 2009 9:05 am
snaggletooth:

From indy's getting out of the business.


In larger metropolitan many wirehouse branches have been/are in the process of being shut down (excuse me, "consolidated") following a merger.  Tons of suddenly surplus furniture there that they have to blow out - way larger opportunity than trying to find an indy shutting down.