A few days ago I was lying in bed in the morning and scrolling through Facebook when a Marketplace advertisement popped up and caught my eye. It was for a silky oak dressing table which looked to be in pretty good condition and a fair price- $150. Silky oak is a tree which is native to where I live and we have one growing on our property so it is quite special to have furniture which was obviously made with locally sourced timber.
Within a matter of 10 minutes I had contacted the seller and arranged to buy it with collection that afternoon. GMan and I took the ute and collected this beauty.
It is currently in the workshop as we intend to sand and refinish the timber as well as replacing the handles on the drawers and possibly replacing the mirror.
You may remember the other dressing table, also silky oak, which GMan restored a few years ago.
Once the new one is restored I will probably swap the existing one to the guest room and replace it with the slightly larger one in our bedroom as there is more drawer space.