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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

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    Our lighting department has hundred of new and vintage shades

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Recent Arrivals

 

        

Say Goodnight, Gracie! The last days of the Caldwell Funeral Home
August 13, 2017

Located on SE 14th, snug between Burnside and Sandy, the Caldwell Funeral home stood elegantly from 1929 until 2017. Hippo had the privilege of salvaging some of the architectural gems from this incredible place. We were able to be one...

DIY With a (Re)purpose
July 16, 2017

These days I find myself wanting to turn everything (and I mean everything) I see into a tiny plant container and/or a bud vase to hold flowers from my garden. My hobby of re-purposing anything vintage that looks like it...

Picture Hanging with Victorian Moulding Hooks
June 23, 2017

Picture Hanging with MoldingsWith the explosion of inexpensive artwork during the mid-1900’s, picture hanging styles changed. Starting around the 1870’s, Victorians arranged wall decorations and table settings as “art units.” The dioramas, if you will, consisted of half-a-dozen framed chromos,...

At "Death's Door": A History of Hemacite
April 11, 2017

Hem´a`cite n. 1. A composition made from blood, mixed with mineral or vegetable substances, used for making buttons, door knobs, jewelry etc.     With the growth of slaughtering and butchering trades in the 19th century, disposing of large quantities...