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Saturday, May 30, 2009

Welcome our newest vendors!

we have 2 new arrivals to the Marketplace
we are thrilled to have Treina B. & Co., from Radford, VA
offering custom window treatments


and Twisted Traditional offering
an eclectic mix of home furnishings

located here @ Black Dog Salvage

Antique Iron Child's Bed turned Daybed / Bench

once an antique iron child's bed


now a darling day bed or bench!
available here @ Black Dog Salvage
for $325

Swinging Day Bed made from Reclaimed Materials

a customer recently brought us a picture
of a swinging day bed and asked us to make them one

how fun is this?



made from reclaimed door trim, balusters and cedar


this is sure to rock anyone to sleep!
Made here in our shop

Wicker, Wicker, Everywhere!

'tis the season for Wicker!


great on sun porches

or reading nooks



breakfast rooms

or quaint offices
available here in our Marketplace

Antique Davenport Sleeper Sofa - perfect for lazy afternoons!


Charming Vintage Sleeper Sofa!


with newly uphostered back & seat

all it needs is a mattress!


made by Isaac C. Davenport, Inc.
Montgomery, PA

this would be perfect for any nook of the house!
click HERE for the Ebay Listing

Sidewalk Art Show - THIS WEEKEND - featuring Black Dog Salvage artists!


If you're in Roanoke this weekend,
don't miss the 51st Annual Sidewalk Art Show.
for more information,
click HERE
for a map,
click HERE

Be sure to stop by and see our
resident Black Dog Salvage artists
Lee Penny Baker (T6)
Shelly LaTreill (T34)
Enjoy!

Friday, May 29, 2009

Antique Wrought Iron Railing - Customer Photos

emails like this make our day!

"We thought you might want to see pictures of the beautiful railings you made after they were installed. Thank you so much for your hard work - we couldn't be more pleased with the results."

these railings were fabricated here in our shop

using antique wrought iron
salvaged from Egypt

the result is absolutely beautiful!
thanks so much for sharing your pictures,
we love to see final results!

we have a ton of antique wrought iron in our yard.
stop by to take a look, check out our Ebay Store
or email us with your project specs and
we'll send you pictures.

we look forward to hearing from you!

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Latest Finds from the YMCA building downtown

The former YMCA building in downtown Roanoke
is about to be revitalized into a mixed use space
hosting a restaurant, offices & new apartments.
Click HERE for the backstory.


Work is underway for the project.
Here are a few of the items being salvaged.
Mid-century modern light fixtures (shown above).
Click HERE for our Ebay listing.
Multiple industrial vitreous American Standard Sinks.
Click HERE for the Ebay listing.

this one caught our eye - we love the lines of this sink!

click HERE for the Ebay listing.

Monday, May 11, 2009

New Arrivals from regional artist Gill Pollard

this one catches my everytime i walk by


this one was inspired by cataracts,
as many of Monet's paintings were.
available here @ Black Dog Salvage
by regional artist
mentioned in these earlier posts

Store Counters - Just Arrived

vintage store counters make
great kitchen islands,
storage for craft rooms
and laundry rooms... many uses!
these counters were salvaged from
a local florist - small counter $375

large counter $625


all have solid fronts


medium counter $525
available here at

Friday, May 8, 2009

Roanoke Dog Park is the Non-Profit of the Week THIS SATURDAY (5/9) at the Grandin Village Community Market


Great News! The Roanoke Dog Park is
OPENING May 21st at 5:30pm
in Highland Park!


Fundraising is still underway for the park!
THIS SATURDAY from 8am-12pm
to support the Dog Park and
for more information about the opening.
T-shirts, bumper stickers, commemoritive bricks
and coffee will be for sale!
Star City Coffee has generously created the
'Good Neighbors Blend' to be sold exclusively
at the Grandin Village Community Market.
available for $10 per 1lb bag
All profits will go toward the non-profit of the week.
Hope to see you there!

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Anthropologie Inspired French Bed turned Plant Stand

a fun Anthropologie inspired plant stand

made from an antique
french style headboard & footboard

beautiful patina and great for any tight spaces
that need a punch of color

available here at
for $175

Wednesday, May 6, 2009