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Buy Sell Trade Mart

We currently have many of our products at the Canon City Buy Sell Trade Mart located at 1717 E. Main St. This is the first year for this fun outdoor flea market and we are there every weekend Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. It is open Fri and Sat. 9-4 and Sun 10-4. Come out and see us and a bunch of o...

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Gearing up for Buy Sell Trade Mart in Canon City

Canon City's first and only Flea Market will have its opening weekend April 15-17th and we are proud to be a part of it! The Buy Sell Trade Mart will be located at 1717 E. Main St. in Canon City and will run each weekend throughout the summer. We have a booth near the entrance and will be bringing a...

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American Classics Booth Open!

We were able to get out booth at American Classics ready in one day, so it is now open! Look for many more items coming in the next few weeks. American classics is located on Academy and Constitution in Colorado Springs. Our booth is in the warehouse section, just past the bathrooms on the left. We ...

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Coming Back to the Springs!

Great news for all of our Colorado Springs fans! As of March 1st, we will have a booth at American Classics Warehouse on Academy. Our booth will be in the warehouse section, just past the bathrooms on the left. Come and check us out after March 1st and thanks for your patience!...

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Coronado High School Holiday Bazaar

We have signed up for the Coronado High School Holiday Bazaar in Colorado Springs! The event will be held on Oct. 24-25, on Sat from 9-4 and Sun 10-4. There will be over 100 vendors, so come out to do your Christmas shopping early!...

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Merry Bear Craft Fair

Come join us this weekend, Oct. 17th and 18th at the Merry Bear Craft Fair in Monumnet, CO. The craft fair will be held at Palmer Ridge High School in Monument from 9-5 on Saturday and 10-4 on Sunday. We have many new items and are working on some holiday themed pieces, so come check it out!...

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Whitewater Festival Weekend Open House

We are ready for our open house this weekend Friday 6/26/2015 from 1 to 6 and Saturday 6/27/2015 10 to 6. We wrapped up a lot of projects and just got back from two picking/salvage trips. Come by and join us. We are right across fhe Duck Park in Canon City so you can hang out at the Whitewater Festi...

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Recent Finds - 5/26/2015

We did a quick run up to Denver to make our final trip to the airplane junkyard where we get our airplane parts for our projects. Since we sold several props and wing parts during the last couple events we had to stock back up. It was also our last opportunity to go there since they will be closing ...

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Create Canon City Baloon Classic

We just got approved to have a space at Create Canon City Baloon Classic as a vendor this weekend 5/23-24/2015. Hours are Saturday and Sunday 10am - 8pm. We will have a lot of new items available for sale. Some of the new items are wine and travel related.   Keep track of the new items as we ...

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Canon City Highway 50 Garage Sale a Success

As our first introduction to the community we selected the highway 50 garage sale that was being helt at Depot Park in Canon City, just a few blocks from our home and workshop. During the two day event we met a lot of great people and sold a lot of our items. We learned a lot about what people like ...

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Making Skeleton Keys

After visiting most of the antique stores in the area and not finding any keys that fit the locks in our own home I decided to make my own. I tool apart a lock and using a sample key that did not work I realized that most keys are relatively easy to make. By taking a couple flat bars and one round b...

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Cleaning Hardware

Cleaning metal hardware is very simple. All you need is an old pan you can boil the hardware in and a sink or another pan with cold water. Using steel wool or a wire brush might help with final cleaning.  Just place the paint covered hardware into the pan with boiling water and let it boil for...

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Opening Soon

We have been working hard so we can open our doors to customers. We have spent countless hours prepping and sorting all the reclaimed wood and metal to make it easy to access and reuse for interesting projects. We are building displays and working on brining all of our products into the showroom. W...

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March New Products

We have a lot of great reclaimed wood and 1900s original wood trim, doors and hardware coming by the end on March.   ...

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1900s Boxcar

We got another salvage job of a pre-1900 boxcar that has been used as a house and storage in the past in Pueblo, CO. The owner just wanted the boxcar removed from the property. He was working on cleaning the 100 years of stuff from the farm he just bought. The boxcar was off its wheels, and had a la...

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Storage Sheds

When I went to check out a truck for sale I ended up seeing two corrugated metal covered storage sheds and I inquired about them. Turns out the owner wanted them gone and gone soon. I loaded up as much of the siding as possible the first day then had to add the rest of the salvage job on my schedule...

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1900s Farm House

We got a job to salvage all the wood work and any miscellaneous items from a 1900s farm house in Ohio. What we planned to be a 1 day job ran into 3 days due to the extreme cold and just the shear volume of awesome woodwork.  We were able to take out every door, window and basebaord trim. We rem...

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Salvaged Fence

We hate chain link fences and we ove reusing and recycling. We replaced the chain link fence with scrap wood found around the property, a tree that was cut down and wood from other random salvage jobs. The goal is to build a free fence be using only found, donated or free salvaged materials. This fe...

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New Store, Part 2

Saturday, 10/22/2016

New store Grand Opening is today, Oct. 22!! Come visit us at 208 W. Main St. in Florence, Co. We are...

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New Store!!!

Monday, 10/3/2016

Big news! Canon City Architectural Salvage is expanding in a huge way. We just purchased a 9,000 sq ...

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