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  • Hippo Hardware Hardware Department

    Our hardware department houses thousands of antique, vintage, and reproduction items

  • Hippo Hardware Lighting Department

    Find us on the corner of East Burnside and 11th

  • Hippo Hardware Lighting Department

    Our lighting service desk can help you outline your lighting strategy and pin point exactly how you want a fixture restored

  • Hippo Hardware Plumbing Department

    We carry many old toilets and a huge stock of tank lids. Saucy corner toilet? Don't mind if we do

  • Hippo Hardware Steven Miller

    Our lighting department has hundred of new and vintage shades

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Hippo Hardware & Trading Company

Antique Plumbing Handles 101
September 25, 2016

We wish this was an easier topic than it is. We see hundred of folks a year who just need to replace an old broken/damaged/undesirable valve handle. The metaphor we fall back on a lot is it's kind of like...

Hippo Hardware's Lighting Shop: Behind the Scenes
May 13, 2016

We'd like to take a minute here and highlight our amazing lighting shop.  Our shop has daily adventures with all the wacky antique lighting we restore and rewire.  It's not uncommon to head back there and hear the grinding wheel,...

American Bicycle and Hardware Retrospecive: A Brief Report
March 17, 2016

Thorson, the 1895 wooden rimmed, skip tooth bicycle hangs over the Plumbing Department in Hippo Hardware, was the first thing I connected to here at Hippo.  I have a deep interest in bicycles so this was the first antique that...

How old is your glass doorknob? Read on, my friends!
January 15, 2016

We see a lot of glass door knobs here at the Hippo Hardware.  Not only in terms of style, but age as well.  Glass doorknobs were produced widely for over 50 years!  Although the glass part of the knob is...