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Pan Lights - Rescued, Rewired, Restored

When thinking about salvaged lighting, most of our thoughts lean towards ornate crystal chandeliers. However, a large number of the lights that we salvage are pan lights. 314 more words

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Groge Art

My wife clipped a picture of a potting bench made out of pallets, and I made one. Which sold at our yard sale, along with two park benches I made, also out of pallet wood. 70 more words

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Piano Keys Unlocking Beauty

A couple of weeks ago we salvaged an upright piano from a structure in Birmingham. The piano was in such a state of disrepair, that it could have never been used to produce music again. 355 more words

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Another find from the trash heap

There has been a change in the construction crew at the gut reno project in my neighborhood.

(I say this as if there is only one. 395 more words

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Salvaged stone

Last Saturday we went to the stone yard to select a slab of Carrera marble for three surfaces: 1) the banquette table top; 2) the front entry dresser top; and 3) the top of the knee wall at the entry.   229 more words

Omaha history salvager Frank Horejsi: Dream calls for warehouse to become a museum

In the spirit of somebody’s refuse being somebody else’s treasure, Frank Horejsi has made it his mission to save Omaha history by salvaging architectural remnants off of buildings slated for demolition.   1,554 more words

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Tarnished, Totally Terrific Tin!

One of the things that we enjoy most about salvaging architectural elements is exploring ways to repurpose them. We brought back several large pieces of salvaged tin from our last trip to Philadelphia.  153 more words

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