The struggling small business owner who has nothing more than a rented room in which to sleep, live, eat, and work in, can also have his own office. The reason why he does not have his own office, he seems to think, is that he simply cannot afford it. Great that he has a room at least. But new furniture and all other mod-cons of the office? No. simply not affordable. Who says? If he used a little more creativity and determination at times, he could already have made inroads with a used desk and one of those pre owned office chairs he saw on the internet and picked up for a song.
A used desk would not be offered up for a second sale by an erstwhile but competent retailer if it were of no use to the public. If it is in a state, the retailer’s boys at the back would have cleaned and fixed it up a bit. And needless to say, when the old, newly restored desk is placed on the shop’s showroom floor, an inflated price would have been attached to it. The price given is for the labor and the effort of restoring the desk to a good and usable condition.
Classic, antique desks will come in at much higher prices. The poor office bearer may have to wait a little longer for this dream display. In the meantime, he still needs a decent chair to sit on. It is important that these chairs are restored to a good condition. They cannot be falling apart, and there must also be a good back support. You want to be comfortable and effective during the productive time you need to spend at your desk.