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flat-pack

adj
(Furniture) (of a piece of furniture, equipment, or other construction) supplied in pieces packed into a flat box for assembly by the buyer
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Symphony Recycling, based in Herts, UK, states instead of having to remove waste tyres en masse, with all the cost and logistic inefficiencies of transporting whole tyres, garages can now flat-pack them on site, and the valuable components of rubber and steel can be recycled later.
You can spend a few thousand pounds on a low end, flat-pack kitchen which, properly fitted, will look great and work perfectly well for a number of years.
SHAUN A Ryder took on Bushtucker trials with ease but came unstuck when faced with a flat-pack cabinet in the jungle - saying he "f*** hated" them.
In the last few years though, a revolution has been taking place on plots of lands and back gardens across the country as new building techniques and designs take flat-pack homes into the 21st Century.
What can we expect from your new series, My Flat-Pack Home?
Unlike flat-pack furniture you don't have to sit there with your screw driver, lining up the screws with the holes, a team of builders will complete one of these homes in a fraction of the time it would take to build an ordinary house.
A month ago, she knocked on my door and said she was going crazy trying to make some flat-pack bookshelves.
It's more than 50 years since flat-pack furniture was born and modern life seems unimaginable without this wonderful DIY invention.
A new generation of pre-fabricated homes by the flat-pack furniture firm Ikea went on show yesterday.
Most are going to be large items of flat-pack furniture.
FLAT-PACK furniture may have become commonplace, but house-buyers on Tyneside are now set to be offered easy-assembly homes.