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Treincarnation Lumber Sale

Posted by on Aug 19, 2019 in Billboard, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Monthly Sales, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Treincarnation Lumber Sale

25% Off Treincarnation

Our partners at Treincarnation stock sustainably-harvested, rough-planed specialty lumber at Community Forklift. It rarely goes on sale, but this week, August 19th – 25th, 2019, you can save 25% off the marked prices!

Treincarnation is a local company that works to bring a second beautiful life to trees which otherwise might have been thrown away.  Using logs felled by storms or removed to make way for development, they mill them into ‘live edge’ lumber, which is stacked and air-dried for years.

Species include pin oak, cherry, maple, walnut, sycamore, elm, and more. The sale includes all sizes of slabs – perfect for everything from cutting boards and shelves to gorgeous bars and dining tables!

The sale does not include other types of lumber, donated items, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price information will not be sold.  May not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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Other Sales & Events:

Forklift First Friday

On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with a mystery sale, local art, craft beer & wine, a food truck, and activities for kids. September 6th‘s event will feature classic rock from Moments of Brilliance; FREE face-painting from Signs, Wonders, & Gifts; and a yummy dinner from Metro Crab Fry Guy.

Visit our Facebook page for more details, and please invite your friends!

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August Bathroom Sale

This month, save on modern AND vintage bathroom sinks, vanities, toilets, bathtubs, and medicine cabinets. Visit our blog for details.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs. 

Weekend Lighting Sale – and Furniture too!

Posted by on Aug 16, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Events, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Monthly Sales, Sales | 0 comments

Weekend Lighting Sale – and Furniture too!

40% off Light Fixtures

August 17 & 18, 2019

This Saturday & Sunday, take 40% off the marked price on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers.

Save on overhead lights, flush-mounted lights, wall sconces, outdoor lighting, fluorescent fixtures, and lamps.

Shades and globes are included too.
Pick up something unique!

Please note:  Sale does not include light parts or electrical supplies. Flash sales do not include select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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Other Sales & Events:

Two more days for the Furniture Sale!

Until 7pm this Sunday, August 18th, take 25% off the marked price on furnishings. We’ve got some beautiful pieces right now! Get all the details on our blog.

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Forklift First Friday

On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with a mystery sale, local art, craft beer & wine, a food truck, and activities for kids. September 6th‘s event will feature classic rock from Moments of Brilliance; FREE face-painting from Signs, Wonders, & Gifts; and a yummy dinner from Metro Crab Fry Guy.

Visit our Facebook page for more details, and please invite your friends!

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August Bathroom Sale

This month, save on modern AND vintage bathroom sinks, vanities, toilets, bathtubs, and medicine cabinets. Visit our blog for details.

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs. 

Sale on Modern & Vintage Furniture

Posted by on Aug 13, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Monthly Sales, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Sale on Modern & Vintage Furniture

This Tuesday – Sunday,

Furniture is 25% off!

From August 13th through August 18th, take 25% off the marked price on furnishings. Save on tables, dressers, shelves, wardrobes, desks, file cabinets and more!

Please note: This flash sale does not include built-in cabinetry like bathroom vanities or kitchen cabinets; mantels; appliances; select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online.

Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold.  May not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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But wait! There’s more:

August Bathroom Sale

This month, save on modern AND vintage bathroom sinks, vanities, toilets, bathtubs, and medicine cabinets. Visit our blog for details.

***

Forklift First Friday

On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with a mystery sale, local art, craft beer & wine, a delicious food truck, and activities for kids.

Save the date for our next party on September 6th. More details are coming soon!

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs. 

Weekend Tile Sale

Posted by on Aug 9, 2019 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Weekend Tile Sale

We’ve recently received a ton of surplus tile in beautiful colors and styles – and they’re all on sale this weekend!

Photo of mosaic glass tile

Tile is 25% off

August 10th & 11th, 2019

This Saturday & Sunday, from 9am – 7pm, take 25% off the marked prices on wall and floor tile. This includes ceramic, porcelain, stone, terracotta, vinyl, and glass tile!

The tile sale only applies to bundles and boxes of tile, not loose pieces. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Sale does not include other types of flooring or furniture, roof tile, wood tile, select specialty items, items listed online, or items from our consignment partners. May not be combined with other sales. 

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Other Sales & Events

Kitchen Cabinets are 25% off

From now through Sunday August 11th, take 25% off the orange and blue tags on kitchen cabinet sets, single kitchen cabinets, and cabinet doors. We’ve got a nice selection right now! Visit our blog for details.

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August Bathroom Sale

This month, save on modern AND vintage bathroom sinks, vanities, toilets, bathtubs, and medicine cabinets. Visit our blog for details.

***

Forklift First Friday

On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with a mystery sale, local art, craft beer & wine, a delicious food truck, and activities for kids.

Save the date for our next party on September 6th. More details are coming soon!

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Every time you donate or shop at the ‘Lift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream – by keeping perfectly good stuff out of the landfill, preserving historic materials, providing low-cost building supplies, supporting neighbors in need, and creating green jobs and economic opportunities.

Kitchen Cabinet Sale

Posted by on Aug 6, 2019 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Kitchen Cabinet Sale

Kitchen Cabinets are 25% off

August 7th – 11th, 2019

This week, take 25% off the orange and blue tags on kitchen cabinet sets, single kitchen cabinets, and cabinet doors. We’ve got a nice selection right now!

We offer 5 days of free storage for most bulky items – so if you buy a set during the sale, you’ll have time to rent a truck and round up friends to load your cabinets.

Please note: Sale does not include bathroom or living room cabinets; work benches or tool stands; vintage hutches or select specialty items; items from our consignment partners, or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. May not be combined with other sales or promotions.

The sale includes single “orphan” cabinets too.

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Other Sales & Events

August Bathroom Sale

This month, save on modern AND vintage bathroom sinks, vanities, toilets, bathtubs, and medicine cabinets. Visit our blog for details.

Forklift First Friday

On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with a mystery sale, local art, craft beer & wine, a delicious food truck, and activities for kids.

Save the date for our next party on September 6th. More details are coming soon!

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Every time you donate or shop at the ‘Lift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream – by keeping perfectly good stuff out of the landfill, preserving historic materials, providing low-cost building supplies, supporting neighbors in need, and creating green jobs and economic opportunities.

August Sale: 25% off Bathroom Fixtures

Posted by on Aug 1, 2019 in Billboard, Blog, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Monthly Sales, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

August Sale:  25% off Bathroom Fixtures

This month, save on modern AND vintage bathroom sinks, vanities, toilets, tubs, and medicine cabinets. Take 25% off the marked price on clawfoot tubs, vessel sinks, pedestal sinks, and more!

This sale does not include faucets, plumbing parts or hardware, kitchen or living room cabinets or other types of cabinetry, mirrors that are not part of medicine cabinets, or endcap display items.

Please note: The August flash sale does not include select specialty items; items from our consignment partners; or items listed online. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. May not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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Other Sales & News:

Forklift First Friday is only a few days away!

Join us on August 2nd for Forklift First Friday!  On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with a mystery sale, local art, craft beer & wine, a delicious food truck, and activities for kids.

This month will feature delicious Asian food from the Healthy Fool; free face-painting; live rock from The Vico Cycle, a magician, and a mystery salvage sale revealed at the start of the party!

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Appliance Sale: Now through Sunday

From July 31st to August 4, 2019, take 25% off appliances with orange and blue tags, including ranges and cooktops, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwashers, wall ovens, washers, and dryers. Get more details on our blog.

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Remember, every time you donate or shop at the ‘Lift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream – by keeping perfectly good stuff out of the landfill, preserving historic materials, providing low-cost building supplies, supporting neighbors in need, and creating green jobs and economic opportunities.

Flash Sale – 25% off Appliances!

Posted by on Jul 30, 2019 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Sales | 0 comments

Flash Sale – 25% off Appliances!

THIS WEDNESDAY – SUNDAY,
APPLIANCES ARE 25% OFF

From July 31 to August 4, 2019, take 25% off appliances with orange and blue tags, including ranges and cooktops, refrigerators, microwaves, dishwashers, wall ovens, washers, and dryers.

(If you’ll need time to rent a truck or hire help, remember that you may store bulky items for free for up to 5 days after purchase. Also, we offer a 3-week return policy on Forklift appliances)

Please note: This sale does NOT include appliances from our ALCO consignment partner, water heaters, window air conditioners, other heating and cooling equipment, items listed online, or select specialty items. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Flash sales may not be combined with other sales or promotions.

CAN’T MAKE IT INTO THE WAREHOUSE? SHOP WITH US ONLINE!

Although flash sales do not apply to items listed online, you’ll find good bargains on high-end appliances and parts, bathroom fixtures, commercial items and more in our eBay store; and vintage hardware and decor in our Marketplace.

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Every donation and purchase helps us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historic materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs.

Forklift First Friday is only a few days away!

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in Blog, Events, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Sales | 0 comments

Forklift First Friday is only a few days away!

On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with live music, craft beer & wine, local artisans, a food truck dinner, a special mystery sale, and activities for kids. Save the date for our next party:

Friday, August 2nd

More details are coming soon!

When:  Friday, August 2 | 6pm – 8pm
Where:
Community Forklift
4671 Tanglewood Drive, Edmonston Maryland 20781 – near the Hyattsville Arts District
Who: YOU! And your friends, family, kids, neighbors, coworkers, and (friendly, leashed) pets.
Cost: Free to attend
But you can support your local artists and businesses by purchasing their wares and tipping the band!


Featuring

The Vico Cycle

The Vico Cycle is a group of like-minded musicians based in the Washington, DC metro area who have come together to blend rock, funk, soul, blues, and hip-hop into a lively fusion of raw sound. They’ve played several times here at the ‘Lift, and we’ve learned to expect the unexpected!

Local Artist Market

While you enjoy the live music and friendly people, check out this month’s featured artists:

Damien Ossi

Meet Damien Ossi: wildlife biologist in Washington D.C., urban nature geek, woods walker, and nemesis to invasive plants. He does beautiful woodwork and carving, and will be exhibiting gorgeous carved spoons made from a variety of wood species. They make wonderful presents, so come stock up!

Andrew Francis, Potter

Like people, Andrew’s work is quirky and unique. These are traditional pots, durable and down to earth. They are formed on a foot-powered wheel using traditional techniques before being glazed and subjected to the flames. Find pho, rice, cereal and salad bowls, bottles, teapots and tea-bowls, heroic beer mugs, and a variety of coffee mugs for your table. All ware is microwave and dishwasher safe and with care can last a lifetime!

Rasp & File Designs

Lauren Matthews of Rasp & File Designs creates simple and beautiful wood designs such as coffee tables, dining tables, benches, bookshelves, coffee pour overs, and other home décor and kitchen items to fit your lifestyle, space, and personality. All pieces are one of a kind and unique to the individual client.

TV’s Bees

Tracy, of TV’s Bees, has been a beekeeper in Mount Rainier for four years. Her colonies are in backyards around town. While Tracy primarily produces honey for family and friends, in years of abundance she sells her excess to pay for her beekeeping habit. Tracy thinks Mount Rainier honey is special, and thinks you will, too.


Family Fun

Kids will have a blast dancing and exploring. Make sure to stop at 
Rachel Israel’s Signs Wonders and Gifts table for FREE fabulous face painting and prepare to be amazed by strolling magician, Matt Neufeld!


Local Eats & Drinks

Healthy Fool

Enjoy a delicious dinner of healthy Asian food, including pho and other soups, assorted noodle and rice dishes, and asian tacos!

Pop-Up Bar

Town Center Market is back for their fourth year in a row, serving up craft beers and wines at their signature Pop-Up Bar!


Need a little mystery in your life?

For 2 hours only, we’ll be running a mystery sale here in the warehouse!
Be on the lookout for our big announcement just a few hours before the event starts


Can’t make it this month?

Don’t worry! There are TWO more Forklift First Fridays to catch:
September 6th
October 4th

For more information about our events, check out our calendar or subscribe to our blog for regular updates.

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Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping good stuff out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating green jobs. Every time you shop, donate, or spread the word about us, you’re helping lift up local communities through reuse!


Weekend Tile Sale

Posted by on Jul 26, 2019 in Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

Weekend Tile Sale

You may think of Community Forklift as a place to get vintage furniture, reclaimed lumber, and supplies for restoring old houses. That’s true – but we receive a lot of brand-new surplus materials too.

We’ve got many boxes and bundles of surplus tile right now. Even better: they’re on sale this weekend!

Check out these starburst silver tiles – perfect for a really modern design!

Tile is 25% off

July 27 & 28, 2019

This Saturday & Sunday, from 9am – 7pm, take 25% off the marked prices on wall and floor tile. This includes ceramic, porcelain, stone, terracotta, vinyl, and glass tile!

Photo of mosaic glass tile

The tile sale only applies to bundles and boxes of tile, not loose pieces. Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold. Sale does not include other types of flooring or furniture, roof tile, wood tile, select specialty items, items listed online, or items from our consignment partners. May not be combined with other sales. 

Photo of long cross-hatched and wood-grain tile

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Other Sales & News:

Forklift First Friday on August 2nd

Join us on August 2nd for Forklift First Friday!  On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with a mystery sale, local art, craft beer & wine, a delicious food truck, and activities for kids.

This month will feature delicious Asian food from the Healthy Fool; free face-painting; live rock from The Vico Cycle, a magician, and a mystery salvage sale revealed at the start of the party!

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Furniture is half off!

On Saturday & Sunday, July 27th & 28th, take 50% off furniture, housewares, and art. The sale includes antique, mid-century, and gently-used modern pieces! Get more details on our blog.

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Last chance for the July Lighting Sale

From now through this Wednesday, July 31st, take 40% off the marked price on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers. Visit our blog for details.

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Remember, every time you donate or shop at the ‘Lift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse. Community Forklift turns the construction waste stream into a resource stream – by keeping perfectly good stuff out of the landfill, preserving historic materials, providing low-cost building supplies, supporting neighbors in need, and creating green jobs and economic opportunities.

50% off Furniture, Housewares, & Decor

Posted by on Jul 22, 2019 in Antiques & Vintage, Blog, Flash Sale, Flash Sale, Forklift First Friday, Monthly Sales, Sales, Sales & Hot Items | 0 comments

50% off Furniture, Housewares, & Decor

This Tuesday – Sunday,

Furniture from every era is half off!

From 9am – 7pm this Tuesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 28, take 50% off the marked price on furniture, housewares, and art.

Save on tables, dressers, shelves, wardrobes, desks, and file cabinets, as well as mirrors, cookware, baskets, wall art, lamps, and vases. 

Please note: This flash sale does not include built-in cabinetry like bathroom vanities or kitchen cabinets; mantels; appliances; select specialty items, items from our consignment partners, or items listed online.

Items with missing or damaged price tags will not be sold.  May not be combined with other sales or promotions.

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But wait! There’s more:

July Lighting Sale

All month long, take 40% off the marked price on hundreds of lights, from modern fixtures to antique chandeliers. Visit our blog for details.

Forklift First Friday on Aug. 2nd

Join us on August 2nd for Forklift First Friday!  On the first Friday evening of each summer month, we stay open late to turn the warehouse into a pop-up market with a mystery sale, local art, craft beer & wine, a delicious food truck, and activities for kids.

This month will feature delicious Asian food from the Healthy Fool; free face-painting; live rock from The Vico Cycle, a magician, and more!

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Every time you donate or shop at Community Forklift, you’re helping us lift up local communities through reuse.  We turn the construction waste stream into a resource stream for communities in the DC region – by keeping perfectly good items out of the landfill, preserving historical materials, providing low-cost building supplies, and creating local green jobs.