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An opportunity shop is a second hand good store that operates usually to raise money for a charity. They are the best source of almost anything you want in the SCA. Things to keep an eye out for next time you walk past your local op-shop:
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An '''opportunity shop''' is a second-hand goods store that operates usually to raise [[money]] for a [[charity]]. They are the best source of almost anything you want in the [[SCA]]. Things to keep an eye out for next time you walk past your local op-shop:
*[[Fabric]]: Curtain fabric can make some great garb! Old bed sheets can be used to make up prototype garb so you don't waste your new good fabric. Old linen bed sheets make good chemises.
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*[[Fabric]]: Curtain fabric can make some great garb! Old bed sheets can be used to make up prototype [[garb]] so you don't waste your new good fabric. Old linen bed sheets make good [[chemise]]s.
 
*[[Cushion]]s!: What everyone in the SCA needs at outdoor [[events]], or for sitting during [[court]].
 
*[[Cushion]]s!: What everyone in the SCA needs at outdoor [[events]], or for sitting during [[court]].
 
*[[Feasting gear]]: Yes. You can get all your feasting gear from an op-shop. [[Two pronged fork]]s, [[goblet]]s, [[tankard]]s, [[wood]]en and [[ceramic]] bowls and plates, [[candle]] stick holders or components for [[making oil lamps]]. And all for under $5! Think of all that 70s stuff that people got rid of. It's all now used in the SCA.
 
*[[Feasting gear]]: Yes. You can get all your feasting gear from an op-shop. [[Two pronged fork]]s, [[goblet]]s, [[tankard]]s, [[wood]]en and [[ceramic]] bowls and plates, [[candle]] stick holders or components for [[making oil lamps]]. And all for under $5! Think of all that 70s stuff that people got rid of. It's all now used in the SCA.

Revision as of 09:46, 17 January 2006

An opportunity shop is a second-hand goods store that operates usually to raise money for a charity. They are the best source of almost anything you want in the SCA. Things to keep an eye out for next time you walk past your local op-shop: