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tin ceiling tiles can fetch over ten bucks a piece!

I once saw a tin ceiling tile that was being used as a painting frame (the shop had cut out an opening in the center). It was selling for $450!

If the OP wants to sell some of the furniture she has crafted from the cast-offs, I would definitely check out local antique shops & furniture consignment stores for prices of similar pieces. At a consignment store, you usually make 50% of the selling price. The shop keeps 50% as their commission (percentages vary from shop to shop, so check policies in your area). Check their disposal policy. Sometimes if a shop doesn't sell a piece within 60 days, it becomes property of the shop if you don't pick up the unsold merchandise. Find out if you have the right to reclaim your piece at any time or if there is a minimum time frame for which you must leave it.

I would at least price stuff you sell yourself just over what you would reasonable expect to make at consignment. Also, you may want to consider a booth at a "flea market". Prices tend to run higher there. If the booth fees aren't bad, it might be worth your while to lug the stuff to a show.

If you decide to "tag sale" it at home, try to market your sale a little differently. Maybe list it as a "Furniture & Antiques Sale". Include some detailed descriptions of the unique pieces to generate interest.

Good luck. It would be interesting to see pictures of your final creations if you have access to a digital camera.

Laura
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