04/03/2018 Money for Nothing


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04/03/2018

At the tip, Sarah Moore saves things from being dumped and transforms them into bespoke and valuable pieces.


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Oh, no, I like the look of your rubbish.

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How do you make money for nothing?

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I love a little rummage.

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The answer could be hiding in the 30 million tonnes

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of household waste we throw out every year.

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I think that I might be able to make something out of that.

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That's why entrepreneur Sarah Moore wants to get her hands on things

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before they hit the skip.

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That's... That's wartime.

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I'm a passionate buyer, user and maker of old stuff

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and I've turned that passion into a moneymaking business.

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I make new stuff out of old stuff and I sell it for a profit.

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And with some of the country's elite designers and makers...

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That was brief.

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Oh, the potential!

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No!

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..she can transform her finds into desirable...

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Work of art!

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..valuable...

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BOTH LAUGH

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..and hopefully saleable items.

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Holy Moley!

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If Sarah is successful, then she can hand the profits back

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to the very people who had no idea there was cash to be made

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from their trash.

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-Thank you. I'm astonished!

-SHE LAUGHS

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Today, Sarah is in Surrey at the Witley Recycling Centre.

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Where you and I may see beat up and broken down,

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Sarah sees the potential to make a bob or two.

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People are flooding in here all day long,

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all I've got to do is stop the good stuff from there

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ending up in there.

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She's been given special permission by the recycling centre

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to transform the stuff all these lovely people plan to sling out...

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..into a knockout.

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-HE LAUGHS

-Behave!

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SARAH LAUGHS

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I love it down here, everybody's so nice.

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Don't let her sweet smile fool you.

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If being nice doesn't get her the two items she needs,

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she'll get nasty.

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Hand over your rubbish.

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I'd better put that back before somebody sees me!

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Can Sarah turn the clutter

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in Xana and her husband Tim's boot into cash?

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-What are you doing? Are you clearing out...

-Yes.

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-..or are you moving, or...?

-We've moved

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and we've still got a lot of stuff to get rid of, so...

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Really? So is that...?

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I quite like your enamelware, but I'm interested in your chairs.

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-Right. Yes.

-Have you had them long?

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A long time.

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I've had them years and years and years and nobody's ever liked them.

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And we've tried to eBay them and still nobody wants them.

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I think they've got that retro look that people quite like.

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There's been a lot of jungle styling going on. I think those would...

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Maybe we should keep them, then.

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Actually, I think you should give them to me and you should see

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if I can make something exciting out of them for you.

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You're welcome to have them.

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Xana may have failed to flog the chairs,

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but that adds to the challenge for Sarah.

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How she intends to make them over, though, I've no idea.

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I'm bamboozled.

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-Thank you for letting me have those.

-You're welcome.

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I shall take them away and cherish them.

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-Look forward to seeing them.

-Yeah, lovely, I'll keep in touch.

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-TIM:

-All right. Bye!

-Bye-bye. Thank you ever so much.

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Is Xana happy her chairs skipped the skip?

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I think that's brilliant, it's much better to recycle and...

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I did feel a bit guilty bringing them.

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And maybe if they can be refreshed, they'll have a new life.

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Da-dah! No? Not your cup of tea?

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Well, I think they've got some potential, they just need a little

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bit of love, a bit of TLC, but I'm sure they're going to turn a profit.

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Sarah knows just the fella to help her turn potential into profit.

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Jay Blades is a builder turned philosophy graduate

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turned furniture designer.

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If you want to have a go at what I do, your best bet is to find

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a piece of furniture that isn't really worth that much money.

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You might have bought it down the charity shop or a car-boot sale

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for about £5, and just play around with it.

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Jay has his finger on the pulse of contemporary interior design,

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reworking the very best of British craftsmanship

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and bringing it bang up-to-date.

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Some people like working with spray cans,

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some people like working with artists' brushes.

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Whatever your creativity is,

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just draw it out and allow it to just ooze onto the furniture,

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cos the reality is,

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that furniture was more than likely going to go into a landfill site.

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So, you upcycling it gives that piece of furniture

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an extended lifetime.

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Well, I for one can't wait to see Jay ooze his creativity

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all over these '80s gems.

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Sarah's saved one item for her artisan,

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and now she's on the hunt for something to work on herself.

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And she will not stop until she has it, she's like a dog with a bone.

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-Can I recycle you? Would you like to come home with me?

-Oh, no...!

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-I could turn you into a lapdog.

-She's Daddy's baby.

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Come on, Sarah, no time for pats, the clock is ticking.

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Or in Richard's case, it's not ticking.

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What are you chucking out today, then?

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Well, it's a cuckoo clock, a very nice cuckoo clock,

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-but it needs repair.

-Right.

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-And...

-Oh, wow!

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..I've got another one and it's a shame to throw it away, but...

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Not many people have two cuckoo clocks, do they?

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No, well, I mean,

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I've got the other one because the last one needs repaired, but...

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So, how long have you had this one...?

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So, "Made in Germany," did you get it from Germany?

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Yes, um, in the 1950s I was in the Army in Germany

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and I bought it then.

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-It's really sweet.

-In the mid-1950s.

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I hate throwing it out, but...it's going to cost a lot to repair

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and I don't need it, I wouldn't know where else to put it...

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Well, I think if you've got one cuckoo clock,

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that's probably enough, but if it would be possible

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-to take that from you and see if I can mend it and...

-Oh, please do.

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-Oh, I'm so excited!

-Please do, I'd be much happier doing that than it going down in the...

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In the landfill.

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Yeah, well, I'm definitely... I'm so pleased that...you let us have that.

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That's lovely and I shall try my best to get it going and then I'll...

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-It's up to you, now.

-I know. Ooh, the pressure!

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Sarah must be CUCKOO to choose this broken clock,

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but she does love a challenge.

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So I really don't know what I've got here. I'm not a clock expert.

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There's potential that this little cuckoo clock could turn

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a pretty penny, but at the moment it's not working,

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I'm not sure if all the bits are here...

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..and I'm not sure what kind of market there is for cuckoo clocks

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at the moment, but I'm going to stay positive and hope

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that I've just picked up a winner.

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Perhaps Sarah can make this cuckoo sing again.

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Sarah has both her items.

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Jay will work his magic on the bamboo chairs...

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..and Sarah will need to make the cuckoo clock

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into something saleable.

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So, today's eclectic collection of items will provide just

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the kind of challenge that I love, but there's going to have to be

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some radical changes if I'm going to make some real kerching!

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Welcome to Wolverhampton.

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The hometown of heart-throb Liam Payne from boyband One Direction.

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Their megahit, What Makes You Beautiful,

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is a tale of seeing beauty where others may not...

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..kind of like upcycling expert Jay Blades and furniture.

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Even though I don't agree with people taking chairs like this

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to the recycling centre, um, one thing I must say is that I do

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enjoy that they do, because if they get rid of it or they don't see the

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beauty in it, I guarantee you I will definitely see the beauty in it.

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So, I'm really, really excited

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to see what Sarah's going to bring along.

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These two are a classic 1980s

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conservatory pair of chairs

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and they are going to need all of Jay's imagination

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and ingenuity to turn them into something saleable and desirable.

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I've never seen Jay work with anything like this before,

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so I hope he takes them on.

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I can't think of a safer pair of hands for this pair of chairs.

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-You like to set a challenge for me, don't you?

-I do.

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But I know that you will rise to the challenge,

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that's why I can bring things like this to you

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and I just know you're going to make them look special.

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I'm hoping with a bit of colour and maybe some fantastic upholstery,

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we might be able to create something that has, you know,

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like, a reasonable amount of value to it.

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Yeah. I've never worked with bamboo before and, yes,

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you're quite right, with a bit of colour and a lovely fabric on there,

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it should be able to bring these right up-to-date and...

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I've-I've never done this before, this... It's going to be cool!

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These chairs are a brave new world for Jay.

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He's agreed a budget of £140 for the pair.

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I can't think of a better man to maximise the bang for those bucks.

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In terms of what I've got to spend on them,

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I'm slightly maybe capping your creativity by the budget.

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If you could hit it as hard as you can on that budget, pack a punch,

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-see what you can do for that money, that would be fantastic.

-OK, cool.

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-All right, you take care.

-See ya.

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Well, I think I was right in thinking that those chairs

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are not right up Jay's street, but he is going to take them on

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and if anybody can make a couple of duds into something desirable,

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it's Mr Blades.

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My brain is thinking, like, "What am I going to do?

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"What am I going to do? What am I going to do?"

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I'm thinking of a load of different colours

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and also just how to work with bamboo.

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As I said, I've never done this before.

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Pfff! Wow, Sarah's done it to me today, I must admit, um...

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-Even

-I

-would like to see how these turn out.

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Jay has a £140 budget to transform these '80s throwbacks

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from dated to desirable.

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From the suburban streets of Wolverhampton to the quiet

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countryside of Sarah's home in Sussex.

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She's dropped off the bamboo chairs and now,

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having enjoyed a morning walk with Bramble,

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she's going to get started on the cuckoo clock.

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So, the cuckoo clock really doesn't work.

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I hoped I might be able to get it going or something simple

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would be wrong with it, but I've had a really good look at it

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and I've also spoken to a horologist.

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A what? Excuse me a sec.

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NARRATOR TYPES ON KEYBOARD

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One quick interweb search later,

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I can tell you a horologist is a clockmaker.

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You learn something new every day!

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It's 150 quid at least to get it repaired and a very long

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waiting list, so I'm afraid I don't think this is going to tick again.

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Aw, this cuckoo will cuckoo no more.

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But don't fret, Sarah has a plan.

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She intends to transform this clock into a smartphone-charging station.

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OFF-KEY "CUCKOO" SOUNDS

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You know when a cuckoo clock is broken -

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it starts to sound like a pigeon.

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OFF-KEY "CUCKOO" SOUNDS

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It's a heavyweight item and Sarah needs to lighten the load

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by clearing out its internal workings.

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I'm sorry, this feels awful.

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If this all goes wrong, it could make a lovely bird box!

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You might think Sarah's cuckoo phone-charging station is bird-brained,

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but when you're finding a new purpose for an old item,

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no idea is too off-the-wall or wacky - get inspired and go for it.

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So that is pretty much stripped now, so if that's all one colour,

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I think that's going to look really cool,

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but I need to find out a way of introducing the phone to it

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and this bit, the old moulding from the front,

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definitely needs to be kept and I'm hoping that a phone

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might fit in there...

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Oh, look, that is perfect...

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and really lucky, cos that's going to mean it will look like

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it's made to do this, which is always helpful.

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So that's going to be on there in some beautiful colour

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and then the phone will go in here, I've just got to work out a way of

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getting the charger cord in here for whichever phone people have.

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Can't be that hard, can it?

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I think just get a little bit of something

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to go over the top there and...

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it'll be fine.

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I said give it a go, I didn't say it would be easy.

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I wonder if it's too late to call that horologist back.

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Yep, I'd say so.

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Well, a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush,

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but what will this bird-brained idea be worth when completed?

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So far, Sarah has only spent £12 on a charger for this project...

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thankfully!

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In Wolverhampton,

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in Jay's workshop there's been big changes to the bamboo chairs.

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They look cool.

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Jay has had them spray-painted by an expert technician to ensure

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a pristine, smooth finish.

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So...

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These chairs, when Sarah brought them in to us,

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were just like a...plain kind of bamboo look and...

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what I've done is, I've sent these to a spray guy to get them sprayed.

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The contrast that I want to try and create is the chair looks

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beautiful in black, but then I want a kind of distressed bit,

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where, here, it looks as if it's just dripping with paint.

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Then we'll have a lovely cushion that's on here.

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I haven't received my fabric yet, so still got a bit of time,

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but Sarah's not going to be back right now,

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so I can wait for my fabric to come because I've got a really striking

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fabric that I'm going to put onto this seat and turn

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into a cushion to sit on there to make it a bit more comfortable.

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But the dripping effect is what I'm hoping to create now.

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Jay is going to add a coloured motif using gold spray paint.

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If he doesn't like it, he can't undo it, as removing the gold paint

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would damage the perfect black finish.

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I don't normally use spray paint and stuff like that,

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so one's feeling a bit nervous.

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So what I'm going to go for is doing a little bit of a test run

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first of all.

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When using spray paint, it's important to work in

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a well-ventilated area, wearing the appropriate safety gear.

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But that is quite cool.

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And that's exactly what I want...

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where it drips down.

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Test run a success. It's time for the real deal.

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I only get one chance at this and it has to look good, um,

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because once I put the paint onto there, that's it,

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I've got no more chances to rub it out or go over it again.

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I'm nervous just watching!

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It's a one-shot deal, so here's hoping Jay achieves

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the element of distressed grandeur he's after.

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I said you only get one chance at it, and the one chance I've got,

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-I don't like it!

-HE CHUCKLES

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Oh, he's made a right old mess of that.

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In Sussex, there's been some big changes to Sarah's charging station.

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It's just arrived back from a special technician

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and if you didn't think she was cuckoo before,

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wait till you see a load of this.

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Well, I've had a really fun idea for the cuckoo clock.

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So I just thought I'm going to throw caution to the wind

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and turn it into something really kitsch and cool.

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So the cuckoo clock has been flocked.

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Flocking is the process of adding thousands of tiny particles

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of fluff to an object covered in a fine coat of glue.

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It gives the item a velvety feel.

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It was very popular in the 1970s on wallpapers, but truth be told,

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you can flock almost anything.

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It's flocking marvellous.

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Look at these two. Aren't they amazing?

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Look at that really vibrant, lovely pink.

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I've mixed it up a bit and I've got a few different tones of pink here,

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so when I put it all together, it should kind of layer up

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so it looks really pretty.

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But this stuff, stunning, isn't it?

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So all I've got to do now is put it together, and hopefully

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we'll end up with something that is truly unique.

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When Sarah saved this cuckoo clock from the scrapheap,

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it was beyond repair, but now...

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It's time has come to be born again

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as a retro-chic and completely unique smartphone charging station.

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It's functional and eye-catching,

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a classic cuckoo-clock design given a bold and brash spin.

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The vibrant shades of playful pink give it a pop-art feel.

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It's one of a kind, uber-cool and utterly brilliant.

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Well, it's definitely kitsch, isn't it?

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And I think it's beautiful, it's definitely useful,

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and I'm just hoping it's saleable.

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It was almost lost for ever, but Sarah saved Richard's broken clock.

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What are you chucking out today, then?

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Well, it's a cuckoo clock, a very nice cuckoo clock...

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I hate throwing it out, but...it's going to cost a lot to repair.

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She couldn't fix it, but she did find a way to repurpose it.

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Sarah paid £72 to have the clock flocked,

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plus 12 for a charger, making her total spend £84.

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She sold the charging station to Velvet Moon,

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a craft shop in Glasgow, and is now on her way to Richard's home

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near Witley to hand over the profit.

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DOORBELL RINGS

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-Hi there, hello.

-Hello.

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-Richard, hi, it's Sarah.

-Sarah.

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-Hi there, nice to see you again.

-Nice to see you, this is...

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-Oh, hello there. Hi, I'm Sarah.

-Hello, I'm Anne.

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-Anne, hi there, how do you do?

-Hi.

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Now, I actually took your cuckoo clock to...

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-I think it's a horologist, isn't it...?

-Oh, yes.

-Yeah.

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..to see, and it was at least £150 just to get somebody to look at it,

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so I know why you were taking it to the tip.

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-That's why I went to the dump!

-That's right.

-Yes!

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So I had hoped that I'd get it cuckooing again,

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but it wasn't the case.

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Having not been able to get it going, I had to think of something else to do,

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so I've got some pictures to show you how it ended up.

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-Hopefully you'll be pleasantly surprised. Here is...

-Oh, no!

-Yeah.

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ALL LAUGH

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-I knew I was going to get that reaction!

-Wow!

-That's lovely.

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-Gosh, it's gone pink. Fantastic.

-Isn't that fantastic?

-Wow.

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So it is now a phone charger.

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-Wonderful. Oh, how clever!

-A phone charger, yeah.

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-And it was flocked.

-Oh!

-Lovely!

-ALL LAUGH

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-So it has had a new lease of life.

-That is amazing.

-Yes.

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It is definitely in the pink and it has been bought by a shop

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-who specialises in that kind of thing...

-Oh, really?

-Oh.

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-..and I do have a little bit of money to hand over to you.

-Oh, good!

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-Oh!

-It didn't make a fortune...

-I'm sure it didn't!

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-..but I have got £26 here...

-Oh!

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..for your old cuckoo clock and I hope you don't mind it's now...

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That is fantastic. I mean, as it was going in the tip, um...

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You know, I don't want that, so it'll go up to the church,

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-where she... You know, up at Witley.

-Yes.

-Oh, fantastic.

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So, you know, we're about to spend a lot of money on outside

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decoration and so on, and a sound system, so it'll go into that pot.

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I'm so pleased that's going to somewhere so close to your heart.

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-Thank you very much.

-Great, well, thank you so much for the clock.

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-Well, lovely, that was a wonderful surprise.

-That's very sweet of you.

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-Thanks very much.

-Bye-bye, thank you ever so much.

-Bye!

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Sarah spent a total of £84 transforming the cuckoo clock.

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She sold it for 110,

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turning a profit of £26 for Richard and his wife Anne.

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In Wolverhampton, at Jay's workshop...

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..he's getting prepped for Sarah's arrival to give the thumbs up

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or down to his handiwork.

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It is perhaps no surprise that those two bamboo chairs

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were destined to the tip.

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They're short on style and even though there is

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a little bit of bamboo and wicker creeping back into fashion,

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they just didn't have the look.

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But I'm hoping with all Jay's skills,

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he's managed to make them look desirable and saleable.

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Has Jay succeeded in transforming these '80s chairs?

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He's added a dash of contemporary panache.

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The addition of the floral fabric adds a timeless classic quality.

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And with a deep cushion, well, that just looks oh so comfy.

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And as for that drippy, distressed motif,

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it's now a golden glint down one side - a stylish touch.

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For Sarah's viewing, Jay's hiding the floral design.

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He's such a tease!

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-How are things?

-Very good, very good.

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BOTH LAUGH

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-Are you good?

-They're different. They're different.

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They are different.

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Uh-oh, is that different good, or different bad?

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That's just... This is the bottom fabric, if that makes sense?

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OK, are you saying there's... there's another dimension?

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Oh, yeah, there's another dimension.

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So we've got to turn them over...

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Different good! Excellent.

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Great, thanks, lovely. Er, I'll take those.

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-They're cool!

-You like 'em, yeah?

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Yeah, they're good. They're really good.

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They're strong and they were weak, and that is amazing to achieve that.

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And you've got a real chunk of comfort in that...

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Chunk of a cushion there, chunk of a cushion.

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Cos the problem that I had before is when you sit on them,

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the bamboo's really...

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it comes through the thin cushion, and personally,

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I really like the fabric, I must say, it's really, really nice.

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I haven't gone for this print right in the centre because there's

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so much going on here that I thought

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do it a little bit off-centre, similar with that one as well.

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Rather than use the fabric in exactly the same way that

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everybody would, it's just doing it a little bit off-centre,

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which makes it look really, really cool, I think.

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They look classy, they look designer and they look expensive!

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They do look expensive, I must admit.

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70 quid each we left on them, did they come in on budget?

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Bang on budget, £70 each, yeah. They look really, really expensive.

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I really do like them,

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I never really liked them when you brought them in.

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-I thought they were horrible.

-Horrible?

-Yeah!

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He's dissing my skip finds again! I don't have...

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-I don't shop for my stuff, OK?

-I know you don't.

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I need to drag it

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kicking and screaming off a recycling centre, so...

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I love what you've done to them.

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I think you've given them every chance of going back into

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somebody's house and being loved again.

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-Thank you.

-Nailed it again, Blades.

-HE LAUGHS

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Right, thanks for that.

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That's a job well done, Jay.

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These chairs are as exciting as I could possibly have hoped for.

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They have got heaps of character now.

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They are crispy, clean, exciting things

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that I can sell and hopefully make some money on.

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Xana was moving home and clearing out when Sarah spied this pair.

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I've had them years and years and years and nobody's ever liked them.

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I think you should give them to me and you should see

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if I can make something exciting out of them for you.

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It's much better to recycle and...

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I did feel a bit guilty bringing them.

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But maybe if they can be refreshed, they'll have a new life.

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And that's exactly what happened.

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With a striking new look, Sarah sold the chairs to Nick Smith,

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a regular client of hers whose online shop specialises

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in retro and recycled items.

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And now, Sarah's going to tell Xana the good news.

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-Hi there.

-Ah, hello.

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-Hello.

-Hi, good to see you.

-And you. So, is this...?

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This is where you were moving to when I saw you at the tip?

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-Yeah, yeah, yeah. This is it.

-How did it go?

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You said you had loads of bits that you were clearing out, have you...?

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We did, we've spent all summer whittling it down

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and finally we're all sorted now.

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Um, your chairs went all the way to Wolverhampton

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to a fantastic guy called Jay Blades who specialises in taking

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furniture like yours and giving it a whole new lease of life, and

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I've got some pictures to show you.

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-I'd love to see it.

-How about that?

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Wow! That looks amazing! Oh, gosh. They're so different.

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They're lovely.

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And for some reason I thought they were going to be

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a sort of khaki colour.

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I don't know why - I didn't expect them to be black.

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The cushion pads are absolutely beautiful and really lovely fabric.

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They're really comfortable as well, they've got that big,

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-squashy seat pad on them.

-Yeah, because they were really...

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I had quite thin pads and after a while they were a bit sort of...

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-That ten-minute chair where you want to stand up again?

-Yeah.

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They're not like that now and they're lovely and they have been

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bought by a retro shop and I've got a little bit of profit to hand over.

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-You're joking?! That's so good!

-So, there is £25...

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-There's...£5 there...

-Wow! Thank you!

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..and 20 quid there for you.

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Well, that's not bad for some... some old junk! Thank you very much.

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What might you do with that little...lot?

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Well, I don't think we'll need to buy any more chairs,

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but it'll probably go towards something else that we need here,

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so that's very helpful.

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-Lovely, OK, well, really great to catch up.

-You too.

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-Thank you very much for letting me have your chairs.

-You're welcome.

-Bye-bye!

-Bye-bye.

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Jay charged Sarah £140.

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She sold them for 165, giving £25 profit to Xana.

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Sarah saved two unwanted items from the skip that have been transformed

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and are going to enjoy a new lease of life.

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Well, a lot of thought

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and hard work went into those inspiring transformations,

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but why don't you have a go?

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Pick up those tools, because you'll never know how satisfying it is unless you give it a go.

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