New (used) Toy
Thursday, July 10, 2014
I guess I shouldn't call it a toy since it is very useful and I will definitely put it to good use around here. I picked up this baby off craigslist for $50. The lady had it listed for $75. It's a Brother Lock 929D I've learned the art of bargaining from my shameless hubby! The one thing I have learned from him is: it doesn't hurt to ask. I had her drop the price over the phone before I drove 45 minutes out to get it.
I really should have taken a "before" picture because it was so dirty! Had I not talked the lady down on the phone I would have once I saw the state of the machine. Nothing a soapy rag, paint brushes, oil and about 2 hours time couldn't handle. I haven't tried it out yet because I have yet to get some cones for it. Eventually I'll take it in for a tune up because I couldn't get into all the nooks and crannies.
My first project is going to be a slipcover for my couch.