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Reclaimed Lumber from PHS and The Arden Get a New Life!

Moving has given us the chance to reorganize and build store fixtures that will make our space better than ever…and we’re of course using reclaimed materials to do it! A lot of times we need carts and platforms for us to display sale items. We also need them to be moveable and versatile. So, super volunteer board member Dennis had the idea of making a display cart from two separate lumber donations. Remember those birch logs we saved from Pennsylvania Horticultural Society? How about the smaller poplar planks from The Arden Theatre Company? Dennis reused both materials to build this … Continue reading

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Reused Materials Electrify Keystone Mini Golf!

Our neighbors at Keystone Mini Golf come into the re all time for odds and ends to help keep up their  hip Kensington hot spot. Most recently they came in for some kite fabric, trim, and a reclaimed key to create this Ben Franklin inspired addition to one of the holes on the course. They also picked up some lumber that the re team saved from the set of a production at The Arden Theatre and used it to build this cozy little bench! Find out more about how Keystone Mini Golf has reused materials from the re here, here, … Continue reading

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New Hope Academy + The Resource Exchange

 David Boyd and our friends at New Hope Academy did it again! They used building materials and props from our store in their most recent production of Cheaper by the Dozen.  David Boyd, who visited us In the past looking for salvaged materials to build the set for their production of Fiddler on the Roof, came by looking for supplies for the school’s next theatre endeavor. He found already made theatrical flats that were donated by The Walnut Street Theatre and used them as the framework of the family’s cozy living room.  He was also able to use reclaimed wallpaper … Continue reading

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