Enter the National Reuse Contest by Oct. 31st

Thinking about entering this year’s contest? If you completed a project in 2017 using reclaimed building materials, send in your photos and story by Halloween to win great prizes!  You’ll find the contest rules on our submission form: https://podio.com/webforms/17994227/1209033 For more info about the contest, keep reading: ************ Every year, Community Forklift joins reuse centers across the country to participate in The ReUse People Of America’s National Reuse Contest. Any member of the public can enter by submitting their project to their local participating reuse store (that’s us!) for a chance to win awesome prizes.  Judges at each reuse center select the most impressive projects, awarding gift cards and bragging rights for first, second, and third place winners in each category. Those local winners are then submitted to the ReUse People to compete at the national level. The national winners receive gift cards redeemable for merchandise at their sponsoring store — $1000, $500 or $250 for first, second and third place, respectively. Your chances are good – Forklift Fans just keep winning! We’re excited to announce that in 2016, two Forklift Fans placed nationally: Congratulations to both Kerry and Terence!  Read their stories below, and check out all of our past winners here. 1st Place Winner; Arts & Furniture Tinker’s New Home Kerry Gantt The story: “In June, while walking the dogs in the neighborhood, my wife and I found a bird—a little green and yellow parakeet that was on his own.  We caught him, took him home and tried to find his family.  Then we tried to find him a home.  Then, gradually, we realized he was going to stay.  I have never wanted a bird; the idea of captive birds makes me sad.  But he wouldn’t survive long out in the world, and we felt responsible for him.  We grew fond of him.  We named him Tinker. Through summer and into fall, Tinker lived in a green and white plastic cage borrowed from a neighbor.  As grateful as we were for the loan, we were not fans of the cage.  It filled the living room with its pet-store plainness.  So I started to think about what I might be able to do to give Tinker a warmer, roomier home.  I researched online and found all kinds of grandiose projects, but...

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Funkyard Festival – Full Schedule of Bands, Workshops, & More!

Visit our blog for the full schedule! Admission is free, and we’ll have:
Live Funk Music * Historic Preservation Experts * Pickers’ Paradise * Antique Appraisal Advice * Activities for Kids * Free DIY Workshops * Upcycled Art * BBQ Bus * Local Craft Beer & Wine * Locally-Salvaged Rugs, Stained Glass, & More!

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Midweek Flash Sale – 50% Off Tables and Chairs!

This Wednesday and Thursday, October 18 and 19, 2017, all dining sets, dining tables, chair sets and all tables are 50% off! This includes coffee tables, sofa tables and side tables. And, all individual chairs (not part of a set) are buy one, get one free! (Buy one chair and get a second chair of equal or lesser value free.)

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Weekend Flash Sale – 50% Off Appliances!

This Saturday and Sunday, October 14th and 15th, 2017, kitchen and laundry appliances are 50% off! The sale includes modern AND vintage appliances including washing machines, dryers, dishwashers, stoves, ovens, fridges, and microwaves with blue or orange tags.  We usually have a variety of basic, high-end, and even some commercial appliances.

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Midweek Flash Sale – Cabinets!



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40% Off Storewide for the Holiday Weekend!

Save on almost everything in the warehouse, including modern AND vintage items! Get all the details on our blog…

(We’ll be open from 9 am-6 pm on Monday, but keep in mind: we get VERY busy at the end of a big sale. If you hate lines, try to come earlier in the day!)

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