I've bought a few big items on eBay before, but I think these may have to qualify as my favorite secondhand finds so far. I've been waiting for years to find just the right tables, so I just used "placeholder" tables in the meantime (a set of nesting tables from West Elm inherited from a friend moving and a drum table from Cost Plus that was on clearance for $50).
Here's the Before and After result--sorry for the crappy photos, I took these a few days ago when LA was dark and stormy:
What's your favorite secondhand find? Share it with us in the comments!