This guide is to assist you to finding items close to home so that you may pick them up and/or minimise your additional postage costs.
Conduct your search as usual.
Refine your search on the left hand side, so that you can search for items 10 km from your postcode, 25 km. etc as you wish. Look for this box.
This will help you in finding furniture, and other heavier items. Of course, ask your seller first is pick up allright/convenient via the ask the seller a question link on your item. Put the item in watch so you can return to bid when the seller has answered you.
Good luck, happy ebaying - it's so much fun and just makes the world that bit smaller and easier to navigate - you do "meet" some lovely people too.