I love how the TV sets of yore packed about 19 measly inches of viewing ability into an 800 lb item of furniture that required four people to lift. Does anyone even call them TV ‘sets’ anymore? Am I confusing the young folk? Would they just stare at me strangely if I went into Best Buy and asked where I could find “a real nice TV set?”
Well, those old sets can still serve a purpose. Like … as a pet bed! Better After reader Elisa got bit by the refurbishing bug, and turned this $2.50 ReStore purchase into a comfy bed for a furry friend. She posted it online and had it sold within minutes. Then someone else called immediately after it had sold and wanted it so bad they paid her to make another one! Let’s see your fancy flatscreen do that!