Blog – Olde Good Things https://ogtstore.com Architectural and Altered Antiques Fri, 23 Jun 2017 16:44:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.8 https://ogtstore.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/cropped-cropped-Picture-of-Initials-1-32x32.png Blog – Olde Good Things https://ogtstore.com 32 32 How to use Salvage Copper to Make a Mirror https://ogtstore.com/blog/how-to-use-salvage-copper-to-make-a-mirror/ https://ogtstore.com/blog/how-to-use-salvage-copper-to-make-a-mirror/#respond Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:41:57 +0000 https://ogtstore.com/?p=396543 Click the picture above to watch video See how Olde Good Things fabricates our famous copper patch mirrors made from reclaimed copper sheeting.  We make these beauties by hand in our shop in Scranton, PA, so not only do you get a piece of history but you get a sustainably correct decorative piece that brightens up any room and makes a great talking point.  Order online or call to inquire about...

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Facebook Live of the Salvaged Iron Yard https://ogtstore.com/blog/facebook-live-of-the-salvaged-iron-yard/ https://ogtstore.com/blog/facebook-live-of-the-salvaged-iron-yard/#comments Fri, 16 Jun 2017 18:31:34 +0000 https://ogtstore.com/?p=396611 Click the picture above to watch the video Antique iron gates & fencing are one of the most popular architectural materials that we endeavor to salvage. From iron balconies to iron doors, from decorative iron items to iron gates & fencing, people love the look and strength of olde good iron! If you are looking for an iron piece to add significance to your design or build, we have many...

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Farmhouse Style Dining Room Tables https://ogtstore.com/blog/farmhouse-style-dining-room-tables/ https://ogtstore.com/blog/farmhouse-style-dining-room-tables/#respond Mon, 15 May 2017 17:08:43 +0000 https://ogtstore.com/?p=387072 Farmhouse style rustic is one of the most popular design trends sweeping the globe. Not only is the use of wood and metal an edgy look, it can provide the ideal balance between modern and cozy in the chemistry of your home. Designing your kitchen with Farmhouse design elements is easy, and it will give the room a unique balance between cutting edge and traditional. Distressed finishes highlight...

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Video: How to Care for your Wood Dining Room Table https://ogtstore.com/blog/video-how-to-care-for-your-wood-dining-room-table/ https://ogtstore.com/blog/video-how-to-care-for-your-wood-dining-room-table/#respond Fri, 12 May 2017 17:31:00 +0000 https://ogtstore.com/?p=384593 Click above to watch video If you are the proud owner of an Olde Good Things handcrafted dining room table or you own a farm table made of the woods listed in the video, you may have many questions on how to well maintain and clean your dining room table. There are generally two types of finishes we use: 1. Conversion Varnish: We also refer to this as our lacquer finish. This finish is generally...

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Match Your Antique Hardware at Olde Good Things https://ogtstore.com/blog/match-your-antique-hardware-at-olde-good-things/ https://ogtstore.com/blog/match-your-antique-hardware-at-olde-good-things/#respond Fri, 12 May 2017 17:22:20 +0000 https://ogtstore.com/?p=385564 Antique hardware has a style that can’t be matched by anything you find at the local hardware store today. This custom look is what makes your antique door knobs, drawer pulls, or reclaimed architectural pieces so distinctive and beautiful. If you have ever needed to replace a piece of hardware from a vintage or antique item, you know that they also come with their own unique set of problems.

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It’s Spring Time at Brimfield Antique Markets https://ogtstore.com/blog/its-spring-time-at-brimfield-antique-markets/ https://ogtstore.com/blog/its-spring-time-at-brimfield-antique-markets/#respond Tue, 09 May 2017 19:06:24 +0000 https://ogtstore.com/?p=383101 Brimfield  Flea Market starts today and extends to Sunday, May 14th. Our booth is located at the back of Diane Sturtevants House by Pool – Route 20, Brimfield, MA (map). Download their online brochure here or visit the show’s website for more information. View a slideshow of OGT’s booth, just below.

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Olde Good Things Union Square NYC Store Video https://ogtstore.com/blog/olde-good-things-union-square-new-york-city-store/ https://ogtstore.com/blog/olde-good-things-union-square-new-york-city-store/#comments Sun, 30 Apr 2017 21:31:33 +0000 https://ogtstore.com/?p=297955 Click above to watch video Olde Good Things Union Square is located in one of the most popular districts of Manhattan. A focal point for New Yorkers and city visitors alike, you are likely to see something unforgettable at any time of day in Union Square. You may be caught up in an impromptu body building class or spectacular street performance, or simply cool your heels while lounging around the...

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How we silver antique reclaimed glass https://ogtstore.com/blog/how-we-silver-antique-reclaimed-glass/ https://ogtstore.com/blog/how-we-silver-antique-reclaimed-glass/#respond Sun, 30 Apr 2017 20:15:27 +0000 https://ogtstore.com/?p=297882 Click to watch the video Over the years here at Olde Good Things, we mastered our unique silvering glass technique. All the glass we use is 80-100 years old. Get a glimpse on how our workers in the glass shop use this technique on a piece of reclaimed clear glass. For more information call 888-233-9678 or visit www.oldegoodglass.com. Request a silvered glass sample light, medium & dark at http://oldegoodglass.com/contact-us/.

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Triple Spring Show Weekend https://ogtstore.com/blog/triple-spring-show-weekend/ https://ogtstore.com/blog/triple-spring-show-weekend/#respond Tue, 18 Apr 2017 20:36:32 +0000 https://ogtstore.com/?p=288448 Directions Directions Directions Welcome Spring 2017 with Olde Good Things by attending these outdoor shows where we are set up this weekend.  You will see all our interesting wares including our unique line of home furnishings called altered antiques as well as specialty tables and ceiling tin mirrors and wall panels.  Hope to see you there.  Any questions feel free to call or email. Olde Good...

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Relentlessly Pursuing Historic Architecture in The City That Never Sleeps https://ogtstore.com/blog/olde-good-things-relentlessly-pursuing-historic-architecture-in-the-city-that-never-sleeps/ https://ogtstore.com/blog/olde-good-things-relentlessly-pursuing-historic-architecture-in-the-city-that-never-sleeps/#comments Wed, 12 Apr 2017 21:06:21 +0000 https://ogtstore.com/?p=286908 As New York City ushers in a new era of progress, distinguished by the revitalization of some of the city’s most famous landmark neighborhoods, Olde Good Things is on standby to make sure that the most stunning architectural elements, the irreplaceable historical details of bygone days, are preserved and made available to our customers. Our recent reclamation from the 42nd and Vanderbilt...

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