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salvage

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    DIY City Guide: Oakland & East Bay

    The East Bay is chock full of DIY resources with everything from lumber, awesome hardware stores, educational resources and upcycled home supplies…

  • Going Green While Saving Green

    One of the hardest things I’ve come across in my own home renovation is the struggle between “going green” as much as possible and staying within a reasonable budget. Much beyond…

  • Seattle Favorites?

    We’re in Seattle this week doing a bit of research for our upcoming DIY City Guide. Checking out Hardwicks today and a few other stops in the area. Let us know…

  • Installing a Salvaged Door

    You can find new and used doors all over Craigslist. Many are cheap, flimsy, interior doors but you’ll also come across some solid gems that were removed from old homes and…

  • Vertical Grain Wood Flooring

    This houseblogger is going through the process of using salvaged flooring for their back porch. They will be using vertical grain fir tongue and groove flooring, like the original floor.…

  • Beaker Vases from Salvage

    We picked up these beakers from Build It Green! NYC this weekend. They provide us with an interesting alternative to the typical glass vase’s that we have and we created a…

  • Brownstoner’s Brooklyn Flea

    It’s only a month away and the buzz for Brownstoner’s Brooklyn Flea continues to build. This open air outdoor market is shaping up to be the largest in New York City…

  • Architectural Salvage in Chicago

    If you are in the Chicago area you should check out Salvage One. Their website highlights some great finds like this art-deco bar and prairie-style window.…