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Friday, October 24, 2008

New Selection of Salvaged Doors - Just Arrived

I'll be adding these to our Ebay Store shortly...
here's a sneak peek of some new arrivals!
UPDATE: they are now online! click here

Sarah Susanka - Books Available at Black Dog Salvage

our latest order of Books
just in time for some early holiday shopping!

including titles by Sarah Susanka

called 'the J.K. Rowling of home-design books' by The Washington Post

Inside the Not So Big House

Outside the Not So Big House

Creating the Not So Big House

Not So Big Solutions for Your Home

and The
Not So Big House

These make great gifts & a whole lotta sense!!!

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Good News - Nor'East Architectural Antiques is Rebuilding!

A few months ago, we wrote about the devastating fire that destroyed Nor'East Architectural Antiques in this post. We are happy to report that they are rebuilding & moving full speed ahead. Best wishes go out to the Nor'East team! To read updates, click here for their blog.
I hope to make a trip to visit the new warehouse next summer when I head up to my favorite place in Maine (if you love vintage cabins & cottages, you'll love this rustic retreat!).

Monday, October 20, 2008

Coat Racks made from Salvaged Trim, Door Knobs and Vintage Hooks

It's offically fall here in the Roanoke Valley!

Which means it's time to
pull out your favorite coats, fleeces & vests
We have just the thing to help you store them

Coat Racks made from
salvaged trim, vintage door knobs & hooks

If you'd prefer to DIY...
we have a wide variety of salvaged trim/casing/molding to sort thru

along with vintage corner blocks & plinths

and plenty of door knobs & hooks
let your creativity go wild!
note: the holidays are around the corner
these make great gifts as well!

Friday, October 17, 2008

Primitive Hutch Butler's Pantry Cabinet

Great find!
Primitive Cabinet

great for a home or business

use as a pantry, back bar...

beautiful wavy glass
& plenty of room for storage!

Available here for $2275 @ Black Dog
and in our
Ebay Store

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Green Monster Mailbox

not sure yet if i love it or hate it...

Green Monster Mailbox $325
available here @ Black Dog
and in our Ebay Store

Iron Panels - Great Twin Headboards, Mirror, Clock, Wall Art or Garden Bling...

Extremely versatile...
with tons of options...
create matching twin headboards,
a clock,mirror, wall art,
or use as a garden element

what would you do with these?

63 3/4" x 39 3/4"


available here @ Black Dog

and in our Ebay Store

New Arrivals... Charleston Forge Side Tables & Coffee Tables

Just arrived... Charleston Forge Side Tables & Coffee Tables

here's my Moses showing off some end tables & shelves
after a failed attempt at the mail man via a pane of glass in our front door,
he'll be coming to work with me this week while his stitches heal!

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

More creations from our shop - Custom Benches w/ Storage - great for mudrooms, at the end of a bed, foyers...

are happy to introduce our latest
line of custom designs...

Storage Benches!

This was made from salvaged window guards
from the VA Hospital's Psych Unit, c. 1920

with relcaimed oak top & great storage underneath for $675

This bench was made using an Antique Wrought Iron Panel
and cedar top for $675

the iron may look familiar from an earlier post...

Here's a wider bench made from the
VA Hospital's Window Guards

with plenty of room to sit and pull off your boots

cedar top with built in storage for $625

Available in our retail store
we're now open till 6pm Mon-Fri!
and soon in our Ebay store

New Fireplace Screens

Winter is just around the corner...
here are some great ways to dress up your fireplace!

Geraniums $195

here's Skeeter from Blue Dog Properties
showing off the tree silhouette for $95

tree silhouette with oval surround for $125

grapes for $175

and hummingbird for $175

multiples available...

Monday, October 13, 2008

Recylcing Computer Equipment in Roanoke - now available at Goodwill Stores!

Roanoke has a new option for recycling computer equipment!

I just heard about this on the Roanoke Times Storefront Blog...

You can now recycle your computer equipment at local Goodwill Stores.

Here are the locations in Roanoke:

1. Brambleton Avenue at Sweetbrier across from Star City Cleaners
2. Corner of Cove Road and Peters Creek Road in City Line Shopping Center
3. 4431 Starkey Road across from Delta Dental

For a complete list & more details... click here

Friday, October 10, 2008

Knobstoppers - Vintage Door Knob Wine Stoppers!


We wish we came up with this idea!
Since we didn't... we're happy to support Angie & her business
Vintage door knobs made into wine stoppers
Best of all...they come with a handy gift bag
perfect for hanging over a bottle of wine

Our latest shipment just arrived and is filled with all kinds of fun styles!

These wine stoppers make great gifts for all occassions:
Stocking Stuffers
or simply Just Because

It's never too early to starting thinking about the Holidays!

$30 for glass knobs or pool balls
$25 for all others

Stop by Black Dog Salvage to check them out
or check with Knobstoppers to find a dealer near you!