Emmaüs in Morlaix is half an hour from our home and we try to visit there every trip. We’ve just bought small items of furniture on our two previous trips but this time we bought an armoire which fortunately came apart with a series of bolts and catches.
One of the chaps in the shop dismantled it for us, gathered up all the screws and then all we had to do was fit it into and on top of our car. DB secured it really really firmly as we didn’t want anything falling out of the back of the car.
We then carried, piece by piece up the garden path, round the back of the house and up the exterior stairs to the top floor and stacked it up.
It took about twenty minutes to take apart and two hours to assemble.
Here’s our reassembled thrifted armoire that cost us 60€, some time and a bit of effort. It’s effectively flat packed furniture even though it’s all wood. Now we know how to take it apart and get it home, we’ll aim to have one in every room.
We aim to get our new bedroom completely finished so we can sleep in there for a couple of nights.
Love Froogs xxxx