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Office Furniture Bargain Center
â€¢ 194 Vanderbilt Ave. Norwood; (617) 329-1662
Just off Route 1, amid various industrial buildings, this vast liquidation warehouse offers all kinds of office furniture for at least 50% off. These include used, slightly damaged, and some new (overstock) pieces, with is quite a lot to choose from. Mr. C found a rolltop desk, a bit nicked but otherwise fine, for a handsome $175. A black leather office chair, retailing for $800, was just $249. And a veneer-topped computer desk, with room for PC and printer, was $149, reduced from $308.
If youâ€™re furnishing an office, there is a further 10% discount for buying in bulk. They also have back-saver chairs, file cabinets, drafting tables, cutting boards, and even used copiers from $300. Some of the used furniture goes for as little as ten cents on the dollar. Open weekdays only, from 9-5.
â€¢ Massachusetts Ave Cambridge; (617) 868-7222 Hereâ€™s a fun store to visit if only to test-drive so many different chairs. Seats is a division of Charrette, the art supply stores. Almost everything here is, of course, a seat; all are discounted from the retail price by margins averaging 20%. The basics include folding metal chairs for $18, down from $25, and Cesca cane side chairs for $59 (retail of $75). You can get either a top-of-the-line Telescope directorâ€™s chair or a retro-trendy vinyl bean bag for $64.
If youâ€™ve gotta work, you should at least be comfortable. Try one of the many ergonomic office chairs:
Mr. C saw a padded Tech 90 seat with an adjustable back and tilt ($191, down from $252). For true luxury, there are also leather chairs and chaise lounges. Youâ€™ll pay for the privilege, but at least you wonâ€™t have to pay full retail. Seats also carries the popular Techline brand of desks and work surfaces. Seats is open seven days a week.