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Shipping Single Item Furniture from US?

Post by cbavasi » Wed, 28 Oct 2009 7:56 am

I've been trying to find an answer to this but getting nowhere. I saw a great bed on sale at Pottery Barn Kids... The beds I'm looking at here are ridiculously expensive - so I'm curious if sea shipment from the states might be better? I may be completely off the mark... but would love to know if anyone has experience with this.

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Post by road.not.taken » Wed, 28 Oct 2009 10:48 am

So many places here can copy it for less than the cost of the shipping & the bed, and in much less time. I'd have it done here. Not exactly the answer you wanted...

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Post by cbavasi » Wed, 28 Oct 2009 12:09 pm

Even better! Could you forward any info? The only people I know who have had furniture made have been reluctant to pass on the names b/c they weren't pleased.

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Post by road.not.taken » Wed, 28 Oct 2009 7:33 pm

Eric at Hor Cane has copied Pot Barn bookcases for me & Biggie Best/Danovel at Tanglin Shopping Centre can doit too. No contact info with me, I'm traveling. I would be clear about the measurements of course (US or Asian size) and be sure they make it with enough room to fit the mattress comfortably, with the bedding with a tolerance of a few centimeters around the the perimeter to ease making the actual making of the bed. Does that make sense?

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Post by cbavasi » Wed, 28 Oct 2009 8:23 pm

Yes, yes - thank you! Have been to BB several times to check out linens and fabric coverings - but didn't realize they do furniture made to order. Will definitely check both those out. Thx.

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Post by hbw65 » Mon, 02 Nov 2009 2:02 pm

also many of the furniture stores in Dempsey Hill do made-to-order pieces.

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