I've actually had these for a little while now, not too long though.
First up, a drawer compartment. I actually didn't get this at a thrift store, myself...my Dad did and then he mailed it to me. When I got it, it was a nasty brown spray-paint color and the star bursts looked horrible. I painted it black and applied liquid silver to the metal accents:
And here's what I've got stored away inside of it:
Here is a cast iron cauldron I picked up from an antique shop for $8.00 -a steal!!;D
-I've tried scrubbing it out, even used some technique involving a potato...but wasn't able to clean it up too incredibly much.