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Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Vintage Cotton Bale Cart Table - Great as a coffee table or side table

it's always fun to see industrial products
reclaimed & renewed for new uses

Vintage Cotton Bale Carts were used largely
in textile factories, many located here in the South.
They make wonderful coffee or side tables,
as seen above in NapaStyle
we also have a number of carts here in our warehouse

carts vary in size

and have different markings

this one says
"Linberry N. Wilkesboro N.C."
Stop in to take a look at our selection!
902 13th Street SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 343-6200

Monday, December 22, 2008

Holiday Hours - open till 1pm Christmas & New Year's Eve

Black Dog Salvage Holiday Hours
Christmas Eve - Wednesday, December 24th - OPEN 9AM-1PM
Christmas Day - CLOSED
Friday, December 26th - OPEN 9am-6pm
Saturday, December 27th - OPEN 9am-5pm
Closed Sunday

Mon, Dec 29th & Tues, Dec 30th - OPEN 9am-6pm

New Year's Eve - Wednesday, December 31st - OPEN 9AM-1PM
New Year's Day - CLOSED
Friday, January 2nd - OPEN 9am-6pm
Saturday, January 3rd - OPEN 9am-5pm
Closed Sunday

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Recycle Dog Bone & Ball - A perfect gift for the environmental dog lover!

Reuse * Recycle * Rewoof

i have a feeling sally, the salvage dog, may be getting this for christmas...

what a great idea... scraps from dog toys

recycled into new dog toys


Made by PlanetDog in Portland, ME

* found this on the Holiday Gift list for Animal Lovers - Design Crush
* picture from Planet Dog

Devereaux House - Holiday Sale 30% off

In the spirit of the holidays,
our vendor Devereaux House
is offering a 30% SALE on all items.

Stop in for great deals on
rugs, antique furniture, artwork & more

including 3 pieces from Paul Edelstein

and this planters desk
available here in our Marketplace
Black Dog Salvage
902 13th Street SW
Roanoke, VA

Tiffany Style Floor Lamp from The Vintage Life

here's a great find in our Marketplace
from our vendor The Vintage Life

Tiffany Style Floor Lamp

Vibrant colors, arts & craft feel...
another great gift idea!

* know of a home or building slated for demolition? if so, please help prevent quality architectural salvage from ending up in a landfill, finder fees may be available
please call or email us.

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Salvage Projects from This Old House

We had the pleasure of meeting
Amy Hughes, Features Editor
a few years back when she came down
to do a photo shoot of architectural salvage
here @ Black Dog for her monthly Salvage column
note: Amy, we'd love to have you come back & visit,
we finally have heat!
In addition to her column, she also offers
great step by step instructions for
salvage projects online
To check them out,
here are two that caught my eye...

How to Make New Cabinet Doors From Old Shutters

There are lots of fun projects that would
make great holiday gifts

Happy Salvaging!

pictures from This Old House

Custom Rustic Wine Cabinet made from Antique Trolley Doors

Custom Rustic Wine Cabinet

made using these doors

this one just sold

but we can make more!

email or give us a call
for a quote
Black Dog Salvage
902 13th Street SW
Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 343-6200

* know of a home or building slated for demolition? if so, please help prevent quality architectural salvage from ending up in a land fill, finder fees may be available

Friday, December 12, 2008

Another Low Maintenace Tree! This one made from antique 5 panel doors!

my favorite kind of tree...
no watering, no needles shedding,
stores easily
and will last for years!
we found this idea in a great book
made from two antique 5-panel doors
our head dog Mike made this one
for some friends of mine,
thanks Mike,
they'll love it!

Another Copper Creation! Stunning Antique Wrought Iron & Copper Coffee Table

this just came up from the shop

the guys took salvaged copper

and turned it into this fun find!

click here for our Ebay listing

Black Dog Architectural Salvage
902 13th SW Roanoke, VA 24016
(540) 343-6200

Mid Century Modern Style Furniture @ Affordable Prices! Including the Barcelona Chair & More...

we just stumbled upon this fun site

Finding authentic, mid-century modern furniture
can be a challenge, not to mention expensive.
Here's a great way to get the look but not break the bank.
The Regency Shop offers
Mid-Century Modern Style Furniture
at affordable prices
The "Barcelona" style chair pictured above
original price $1099
I'll take one of everything please...
from the website:
Regency Shop provides high quality interpretations of modern classics from Knoll, Cassina, Fritz Hansen, Herman Miller, Eero Aarnio, Saarinen, and others. We respect the original designs and make no claims to provide items from the designers and licensing companies above; which includes products like the Barcelona Chair, Eames Loungers, Noguchi Table, Le Corbusier products, Womb Chair, Tulip Chairs and Tulip Tables, George Nelson Bench, or other items. The items on our site are not manufactured by and are not products of the companies/designers listed above, Regencyshop is in no way affiliated with any of the companies/designers listed above.

Tile Humor from Decorno

My good friends Doug & Brooke are in the middle of a huge renovation... tile is among one of the many choices to make... this post from Decorno made me smile... Doug, pay attention :)

Thursday, December 11, 2008

'Tis the Season for Fireplace Mantles!

JUST in time for Santa's big day!

Slate Mantles

More info to come soon...

Looking for the perfect gift for Coffee Lovers? Look no further!

Our favorite Coffee Roaster, Mattie's Mountain Mud
is offering a special for the holidays.

Perfect for yourself or a friend!
2 one pound bags for $25
6 one pound bags for $66
Packaged all in one box
(plus VA tax if applicable;price includes free shipping)
see for a list of coffees
and to read more about her
environmentally conscious small business.
Order by December 20
to receive your order in time
to share with friends this holiday season!
Call Mattie toll free to order877-389-1477
or email your order to:
(Offer not available online. Expires 12/20/08)
*** NOTE: we first met Mattie when she was shopping here @ Black Dog Salvage
she tasted our coffee and suggested we give hers a try instead...
we've never looked back and are
proud to offer our customers Mattie's Mountain Mud
brewed fresh here daily - stop in & try some!
You can also find Mattie's Mountain Mud
where you can purchase
Mattie's Coffee in their retail shop.

Vintage Cotton Bale Table - Jakes Nashville TN

what to give the person who has it all?

how about a vintage cotton bale cart?
once used in U.S. factories for transporting textiles
use as a coffee table, low dining table
or anything else you can dream up...

especially cool if your name is Jake
does anyone know about
Jakes in Nashville, TN?
would love to know more!

available here @ Black Dog Salvage

Antique Wrought Iron Console Table w/ Marble Top

Our elves have been busy...

here's the latest console from our workshop

made from an antique wrought iron transom

with marble top

more details... coming soon!

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Happy Holidays from Black Dog Salvage!

Thanks to everyone who came out to our
2nd annual Holiday Open House last Saturday!
Many thanks go to Koiner Kulp Thomas,
head merchandiser & Simply Put partner,
for making the warehouse come alive with the holiday spirit!

Here are some quick shots...
vintage freight card turned into a coffee table

antique ceiling tin dresses up this mantle

and our latest coffee table made from antique wrought iron

click here for our Ebay listing

custom antique wrought iron bench
w/ fun sled pillow available from Whiteside Designs

this tree was adorned with
vintage door rosettes, key eschutheons
and porcelain faucet handles
and the rest of the Black Dog Crew
wishes everyone
Happy Holidays!

Lee Penny Baker - Scenes of Roanoke VA

More gift ideas...
Scenes of Roanoke, VA
by artist Lee Penny Baker
available here @ Black Dog Salvage
unframed $25
framed $40
b&w notecards $12

Roanoke Wiener Stand

Wertz's Country Store

Tinnell's Finer Foods

St. Andrew's Catholic Church

South Roanoke Fire Station

A Roanoke Welcome
Public Art, Roanoke Regional Airport

Norfolk & Western Passenger Station

Mill Mountain

Market Square

Hotel Roanoke

H&C Coffee Sign

Downtown Roanoke Fire Station

Dr. Pepper Sign

The Coffee Pot

Offices, Central Mfg Co.

Time Passes
Billy's Ritz