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Offer: Two sample packets of Nikwax waterproofing (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Samples of waterproofing to 'revitalise your waterproof jacket' - says it suitable for Goretex, etc. Each opacket is enough for one garment. Any use? Offer: Kitchen cupboard (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Kitchen cupboard - like the one sitting on the floor next to the cooker in the photo - meant to be a wall cupboard I think. It is approx. 80cm wide, 30cm deep and 73cm high. The sides and the top have some screw/connector holes in, the doors are ok, and would probably suit a shed or garage.
Offer: Glass kitchen cupboard doors - white (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Symphony Lucido matt white glass kitchen cupboard doors from Jewsons. The glass is opaque and thick and the handles are brushed steel. These are brand new, but were on the cupboard for a couple of days when they were removed as we preferred an different type. The dimensions are approx: 72cm high x 39.6cm wide x 2cm deep. the glass area is 31.9cm high the handles are 19cm long. Hope someone can use them
Offer: White kitchen doors with glass panels (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Symphony Lucido matt white glass kitchen cupboard doors from Jewsons. The glass is opaque and thick and the handles are brushed steel. These are brand new, but were on the cupboard for a couple of days when they were removed as we preferred an different type. The dimensions are approx: 72cm high x 39.6cm wide x 2cm deep. the glass area is 31.9cm high the handles are 19cm long. Hope someone can use them
Offer: Household cleaning and laundry stuff (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Been clearing out a cupboard: can of Dylon spray starch new unopened bottle of Comfort intense ultra concentrated fabric conditioner Dr Beckmann hardwood & parquet floor cleaner - about 3/4 bottle Quickshine silver bath - one sachet - use with boiling water to clean silver without having to rub or polish Any of these any use to anyone? Offer: Light brown/beige curtains (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Pair of curtains with a damask-like floral self-pattern in good condition. Approx. 164cm wide x 136cm long. Need airing.
Request: Wood for raised beds please (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Withdrawn - We need a piece of wood to mend a raised bed. It needs or be 18cm wide and 5 cm deep and about 1.5 metres long. Bit of a big ask, I know, but maybe someone has a piece they wwant to get rid of. Many thanks Offer: Old Illustrated London News and Picture Post Magazines (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Two Illustrated London News magazines from April and June 1978 in good condtion. Two Picture Post magazines from February 1951 and June 1957 (last edition) in very poor condition as in falling apart! Might be mildly interesting to look through Offer: Lavender for drying (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - I've been pruning the lavender bushes and have quite a lot available for drying - it seems a shame to throw it away as it is very fragrant. Offer: Tumble Dryer Sheets (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Box of Wilko tumble dryer sheets - tropical fruits & peony! Too strongly scented for me, but I don't like scented stuff anyway, Box of 50, one used. Offer: Fujifilm digital camera for spares or repair (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Fujifilm S304 digital camera with user manual and PC lead to download photos Please note that this does not work so is for spares or repair only.
Offer: Blue/yellow floral curtains (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Two good quality lined cotton curtains - pattern is 'Haverhill'. Width is approx. 230cm. Length is presently approx. 165cm but they have been let down at some stage and there is a bit of mark which may or may not come off with cleaning/washing - original length seems to be approx. 142cm. They need a good airing, or possibly cleaning/washing as they are a bit musty.
Offer: Light blue floral curtains (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Pair of good quality cotton curtains in good condition with tie-backs. Approx. 220cm wide x 128cm long. Need airing.
Offer: Cream curtains (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Cream curtains with a self-pattern in good condition. Approx. 220cm wide x 136cm long and have been recently washed, though they do need ironing as you can see from the photo.
Offer: Two round ball lamp shades (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Two round ball lamp shades/covers. The larger glass one has a screw opening approx. 7.5cm diameter; the smaller plastic one has the same at 8cm.
Offer: Small table (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Wood and metal table, veneered in mid-brown wood, with a shelf under. Measures approx. 75cm x 45cm and is 70cm high. Not beautiful, but very sturdy and robust. Has been used as a side table with a printer on the shelf.
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Offer: Four dusky pink velvet curtains (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Four dusky pink lined velvet curtains. Each one measure approx. 220cm wide x 160cm long - quite heavy. In good condition but with some fading. In the photos, the curtains on the line have by far the worst fading. The indoor ones aren't anything like as bad. The colour shown on the outside ones is more realistic.
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Offer: Leftover dress-making fabric (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - I have several pieces left over from various projects. I don't really have much real idea of the fabric types, but will try my best. They are all washable. Sizes are very approximate - I have tried to indicate the size of the biggest piece but it isn't necessary regular in shape, and there are several smaller pieces in all cases except no. 6. 1. 'jersey' - light navy/dark royal blue - about 55cm x 34cm left over from a skirt. 2. sort of camel colour - no idea what the fabric is but its quite heavy and brushed on one side - made a very nice pair of trousers. Two pieces - 160x110/50, 85x55. 3 'polyester satin' light pink - 150x150 - left over from pyjamas. 4. 'jersey' mid-green - several reasonable size bits - left over from a skirt 5. indian slub silk - beautiful darkish red colour - couple of long bits - left over from a jacket 6. darkish grey - again no idea what the fabric is but I would describe it as a lightweight twill type stuff. One piece 150x150 with a bit off one corner, and no bits. Bought to make a straightish skirt which I never got round to. Would be good if someone can use these - seems a shame to put them in the ragbag. Offer: Dress-making Material (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - I have several pieces left over from various projects. I don't really have much real idea of the fabric types, but will try my best. They are all washable. Sizes are very approximate - I have tried to indicate the size of the biggest piece but it isn't necessary regular in shape, and there are several smaller pieces in all cases except no. 6. 1. 'polyester jersey' - light navy/dark royal blue - about 55cm x 34cm left over from a skirt. 2. sort of camel colour - no idea what the fabric is but its quite heavy and brushed on one side - made a very nice pair of trousers. Two pieces - 160x110/50, 85x55. 3 'polyester satin' light pink - 150x150 - left over from pyjamas. 4. 'polyester jersey' mid-green - several reasonable size bits - left over from a skirt 5. indian slub silk - beautiful darkish red colour - couple of long bits - left over from a jacket 6. darkish grey - again no idea what the fabric is but I would describe it as a lightweight twill type stuff. One piece 150x150 with a bit off one corner, and no bits. Bought to make a straightish skirt which I never got round to. Would be good if someone can use these - seems a shame to but them in the ragbag. Offer: Old cotton sheet - dustsheet? (Walton-on-Thames KT12) - Old double cotton sheet - no use as a sheet any more, but maybe as a dustsheet or cleaning/polishing cloths as it is very soft. Offer: Piece of linen material (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Piece of cream coloured linen fabric - 4.5 yards x 36". It may have a coating on it, or, as it's been in a bag in a cupboard for many years, just need washing before use. Offer: Enormous polythene bag (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Semi-opaque polythene bag - contained a new big king size mattress. Seems a shame to just chuck it in the bin. Any use? Offer: New Batteries CR2025 CR2016 (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - New batteries - had to buy the pack to get the ones we needed: 2x CR2025 2x CR2016 Offer: Magik Organiks Creme to Oil Coconut Body Wash - new (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Magik Organics Moisture Therapy Creme to Oil Coconut Body wash. 300ml bottle - new and unopened. Given to me as a very nice present, but unfortunately I hate the smell of coconut! I'm sure somebody out there would love it. Offer: Pinboard (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Pinboard - approx. 60cm x 100cm. It is hessian on the front with board behind and a wooden frame. There is a hole in each corner where it was screwed to the wall. The hessian has faded in places as you can see from the photo. We also have a jar of coloured pins. Any use?
Request: Piece of wood 1" x 0.5" please (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Received - I wonder if anyone can help - I need a piece of solid wood, 1" by half an inch to mend a chair. I need just under 6' in total, but it doesn't need to be all one piece. Alternatively can anyone suggest where I can get such a piece cut? Many thanks Offer: Large garden pots / planters (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Three large terracotta coloured plastic pots/planters. The one at the front measures approx 32cm wide and 28cm deep; the one on the left, 44cm wide and 37cm deep; the one on the right, 49cm wide and 43cm deep. All in good condition but in need of a scrub. You can take them all or one or other, as you like.
Offer: Work top pieces (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Left over from kitchen fitting. Slate-like look, but wood not stone. 4 pieces are all 4cm deep and approx. as follows: 2 x 123cm x 28cm 1 x 60cm x 29cm 1 x 97cm x 48cm They've all been cut so there is no finished edge apart from the back but I understand you can get the edging tape quite easily.
Offer: New pieces of worktop (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - Left over from kitchen fitting. Slate-like look, but wood not stone. 4 pieces are all 4cm deep and approx. as follows: 2 x 123cm x 28cm 1 x 60cm x 29cm 1 x 97cm x 48cm They've all been cut so there is no finished edge, but I understand you can get the edging tape quite easily. Be good if someone can use them - hate to have to take them to the tip.
Offer: Multi sock/smalls dryer (Walton-on-Thames KT12) Gifted - This is a thing that hangs you can hang on the washing line which holds small items of laundry - it has about 20 individual pegs on it - looks like the photo but white. It's been in the bottom of a cupboard for a while and may be a bit dusty. Any use?