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My husband is aquiring a trailer load of stuff. He isn't actually dumpster diving it, but it is stuff that is sitting outside, with what he doesn't want just being thrown away.

My question is this. If you have sold the stuff you've dived for, did you get better prices on E-Bay or did you do better in a local paper ad?

There is some pretty neat stuff. It's alot of architectural and decorative stuff from a restaurant. There are also some castiron table bases. Some just need new tile on the tile tabletops, the frame is still there.

Also, he was given some kitchen cabinets and appliances. We sold the appliances. I am in the process of making a china cabinet out of 2 sets of the upper cabinets, some feet that I got for $2 at a garage sale, some scrap cultured marble that is being taken out of our shower (shower being replaced) and other scraps from projects we've done. I'm going to be using the jigsaw this week and am really excited about it. Has anyone else made any really neat things from their dived treasures?

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