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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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Recent Arrivals



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...

How to replace modern doorknobs with antique doorknobs
March 07, 2017

A commonly asked question here in Hippo land is "How do I put beautiful antique hardware on my modern doors?" To support antique hardware lovers everywhere, we'd like to offer you a step by step guide to replacing your unwanted...

Winter Closure
January 07, 2017

Hi Hippo visitors! We will be close today Saturday 1/7/17 and tomorrow 1/8/17 due to the winter storm. We plan to be open normal hours starting Monday 1/9/17. We apologize for any inconvenience!  Please contact us on our website or...