Is that Dining Set Actually Worth Something?Before you just jettison that set, take a moment to do some research. Now, if it’s a mass-produced set, this isn’t necessary. But, if it could well be an antique, it’s definitely worthwhile to look into it a little. You might have something of real value. And, if that’s the case, you might sell it at an auction, to an antique store, or hold onto it.
You are not stuck with a dining table you don’t like, even if you can’t afford to buy a new one or have to stick with the one you have for some reason. There are things that can be done, of the DIY variety, that can spice up a dining table and add a little delight to your dining room. —Apartment TherapyStart with identifying the set’s style. Look carefully at the hardware and try to locate any mechanical marks, like saw marks. With a little bit of research, you’ll learn if it’s an antique or not.
Oldsmar Dining Set Disposal OptionsOkay, so if that old dining table and chairs aren’t antique furniture, you’ll want to get rid of it. But, do you have another use for it? Here are some creative dining set disposal options you can try out:
- Repurpose it as a workbench. There’s really no need to junk it all outright (unless, of course, it is junky). You can simply repurpose it to use as a workbench or work station for crafts and hobbies.
- Refinish the table and the chairs. Another great option is to refinish it and give the set a whole new lease on life. This might be a clever way of killing two birds with one stone, if you have need for another set somewhere else.
- Transform it into a new coffee table. Yet another creative way to repurpose it is to cut the legs down so it serves as a coffee table. You can refinish it and use it for years to come.
- Sell it locally or donate it to a thrift store. Of course, there’s always a possibility it can find another home. So, try to sell it locally or give it to a charity or a put it on consignment.