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is this dresser too good to be true? in other words, is it bedbugs?

I found a dresser on the sidewalk in Brooklyn yesterday, the 30th. I rushed to take it, since it appeared to be of very high quality and, having recently moved, I needed one! Now, I'm paranoid I may have exposed myself to bedbugs - not because of any obvious empirical evidence, but because the risk in New York City is purportedly so high, and the piece could have been thrown out because of an infestation. (It could also have been the casualty of a move.) The only possible visual sign of any infestation is here, in the base of the dresser: http://imgur.com/ARBrX3K This white substance scattered and disappeared when I tried to scoop a bit of it up with some paper. I think it's probably wood shavings from the dresser itself; an extensive search turned up no obvious signs of droppings, shed skins, the things themselves. But this white, salt-like substance does not seem altogether inconsistent with eggs. Should I get this thing out of my apartment immediately?
posted by barbudo on Jan 31, 2016 - 11 answers

Can you help me ID and replace this piece of my dresser drawer slide?

When moving this weekend, I broke my dresser (sad trombone). I tried to take the drawers out to make them easier to move, but they have these little brackets with ball bearings in them that are lubricated and make the drawer slide in the track. I tried poking around online but I can't figure out where to get new ones… or even what I'm looking for is called. [more inside]
posted by araisingirl on Aug 18, 2014 - 6 answers

Something like malm

I am looking for a dresser with drawers that don't stick and are nice and deep so they hold a lot of clothing. Ideally I'd like a 3-drawer Malm dresser from Ikea, but the closest one is 3 hours away and they don't deliver the Malm. Any other substitutes? [more inside]
posted by sockermom on Jun 29, 2014 - 12 answers

What did I buy?

Special snowflake thrift store furniture question! Identify our new dresser! [more inside]
posted by shesaysgo on Sep 24, 2012 - 21 answers

My furniture is too deep!

Where can I find a shallow dresser? [more inside]
posted by mhz on Dec 7, 2011 - 14 answers

Where to find an affordable dresser in Columbus Ohio?

I'm looking for a dresser to fill out my bedroom furniture. The problem is, I don't have a thousand or more dollars to spend. Where should I look around Columbus Ohio? [more inside]
posted by Stirdog on Sep 29, 2009 - 10 answers

Need a dresser sized like a lateral file cabinet, or a lateral file cabinet that looks like a dresser

FurnitureFilter: I need to replace a busted chest of drawers, and am having trouble finding what I want. I'm looking for DEEP drawers; either a 3-4 drawer lateral file cabinet that looks like a dresser, or a dresser with drawers like a lateral file cabinet. [more inside]
posted by penciltopper on Sep 5, 2008 - 6 answers

A chip off the old dresser

How to repair or replace veneer? [more inside]
posted by MsMolly on Jan 16, 2006 - 8 answers

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