If you've been reading my Adventures in Craigslisting posts, you'll remember that the beautiful, German coffee table that Chris Howard had stripped for me was stolen from his front yard!
Chris and I spent the next few days exchanging emails. We were trying to determine what piece of furniture I might need for the house. What I really needed was a chair for the office, to go with my Danish teak table that was used in lieu of a desk. In one email Chris noted
I do have a cool nineteenth-century French coffee table with exotic wood marquetry, a French round side table with marquetry, and a Russell Wright side chair, made of Northern Rock Maple, which blends well with teak.
I absolutely loved the chair, but after some quick research determined that I probably couldn't afford it. (A pair of the same chairs was selling for the insanely overinflated price of $1,400 on FirstDibs.) I wrote back to Chris, telling him as much.
To see what Chris's response was, and to see my new Craigslist find in my home, just read more