Kicker – Renovation treasures


NICK EICHER: You just never know what you might find when you’re renovating an old house. 

A contractor in Scotland named Craig Harrigan was removing a counter while renovating a kitchen.  That’s when he found a hidden message and a gift left by previous owners, named Jack and May.

HARRIGAN: Jack and May lived here, three kids and a dog.

The message, scribbled on the floor, said the bottle was a gift—and you know what it was a bottle of—we’re talking about Scotland, so the local drink.

The message was dated May of 2001 a toast to whoever finds it. Craig Harrigan did comment he was using power tools, so probably not a good idea to drink while remodeling.

The bottle will stay in the family. The current owner is the daughter of Jack and May.

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(Photo/Craig Harrigan, TikTok)

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