Clawfoot Tub: Free to Good Home

I rescued this tub from our old landlord, and we brought it with us when we moved to the Prairie Box. Its feet are missing, but the enamel is very good shape (no cracks, gouges, etc). There's no interior rust or major stains, but it needs refinishing to bring back its shine. Near the drain is a slightly discolored spot, but I'm all but positive it would come out with some elbow grease. I've already lightened it considerably using Iron-Out and LimeAway. The exterior is a little rusty, but it appears to be surface rust only. I would love to use it in our house, but my husband just doesn't fit comfortably inside it. :(

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Tub as originally found

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After some cleaning

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Tub depth (I wear a 9.5 in women's)

I really just want to make sure the tub will go to someone who will use it in their home, not get scrapped. We could possibly arrange to meet partway, depending on your location. For reference, welive near South Bend, IN. Post a comment or drop me an e-mail (tabbycat1264 AT yahoo DOT com) if you are interested!


Anonymous said...

Oh yay! I hope someone adopts your tub. We bought a $50 tub in MUCH, MUCH worse condition than yours and brought it back to life for $300 interior refinishing and our own elbow grease for the exterior. It is in the upstairs bath under the windows and is my FAVORITE thing ever.

Omar said...

Sweet tub! Hope it goes to a good home. Sorry, we're kind of a ways off from re-doing the bathroom.. :(

Unknown said...

Do you still have the tub available? We recently moved to the South Bend area into an old home that needs lots of loving care. Lindsey