Furniture Artist Life with Aaron

Meeting and Picking up Furniture

March 07, 2022 Aaron Season 1 Episode 13
Meeting and Picking up Furniture
Furniture Artist Life with Aaron
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Furniture Artist Life with Aaron
Meeting and Picking up Furniture
Mar 07, 2022 Season 1 Episode 13
Aaron

When you agree to purchase furniture on your favorite sale site like Marketplace. It’s time to go get the piece. Maybe you are even at a garage sale or estate sale. Are you ready to take a piece home?

Here are some items to have ready

·      We have a tool bag. It is also what we take when we go fluff or work in our booth.

·      In the bag

o   tape measure

o   flathead (antique screws)

o Phillip's head

o   Screwdriver with the ability to change bits

o   Scissors

o   Small drill

o   Markers

o   Tape

o   Small hammer

o   Box Cutter

·      Blankets

·      Plastic wrap

·      Plastic bag or container for screws

·      Back brace or support brace

·      Gloves?

·      Shoulder Dolly Moving Straps 

·      Cash?

·      If go to an estate sale, make sure to bring a copy of your tax-exempt form

Meeting

·      Communicate

o   What time you can be there

o   Be flexible

o   Provide ETAs  Use maps

o   Let them know you are there

o   If you have a trailer—where can you park and how will you get out 

o   Be super polite

o   Realize they aren’t comfortable for you to be there

o   The piece you are buying may be special to them

o   Easy on the questions

o   Don’t be in a hurry

o   Scope out how you might need to get it out of the home

Second level
 stairs
 tight turns
 ramps

Floor condition

Gravel

Sand

Grass

 

Overall, be prepared. Think it through 

Support the Show.

Show Notes

When you agree to purchase furniture on your favorite sale site like Marketplace. It’s time to go get the piece. Maybe you are even at a garage sale or estate sale. Are you ready to take a piece home?

Here are some items to have ready

·      We have a tool bag. It is also what we take when we go fluff or work in our booth.

·      In the bag

o   tape measure

o   flathead (antique screws)

o Phillip's head

o   Screwdriver with the ability to change bits

o   Scissors

o   Small drill

o   Markers

o   Tape

o   Small hammer

o   Box Cutter

·      Blankets

·      Plastic wrap

·      Plastic bag or container for screws

·      Back brace or support brace

·      Gloves?

·      Shoulder Dolly Moving Straps 

·      Cash?

·      If go to an estate sale, make sure to bring a copy of your tax-exempt form

Meeting

·      Communicate

o   What time you can be there

o   Be flexible

o   Provide ETAs  Use maps

o   Let them know you are there

o   If you have a trailer—where can you park and how will you get out 

o   Be super polite

o   Realize they aren’t comfortable for you to be there

o   The piece you are buying may be special to them

o   Easy on the questions

o   Don’t be in a hurry

o   Scope out how you might need to get it out of the home

Second level
 stairs
 tight turns
 ramps

Floor condition

Gravel

Sand

Grass

 

Overall, be prepared. Think it through 

Support the Show.