Urban Ore Blog

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Stay warm in style…

by Urban Ore - 08.31.2010

We recently received this one-of-a-kind woodburning stove into our General Store. As you can see, it has a nice Danish Modern design as it was…

From Recyclables to Robots!

by Urban Ore - 08.31.2010

Artists from all over the Bay Area flock to Urban Ore not only for materials, but for inspiration as well. Take Nemo Gould for example….

Cabinetry for all Occasions…

by Urban Ore - 08.13.2010

One of our biggest sellers is cabinetry. We have cabinets for days. Cabinets for your kitchen. Cabinets for your  bathroom. Cabinets for your study. Cabinets…

Even celebrities shop at Urban Ore from time to time!

by Urban Ore - 08.13.2010

Celebrities like Chris Isaak have been known to haunt Urban Ore from time to time. How do we know? Because he signed a publicity photo…

Save a forest! Buy reclaimed lumber!

by Urban Ore - 08.13.2010

We literally refresh our lumber racks daily! Whether it be from customer drop offs or salvaging from the city dump, you can find new pieces…

The Beauty of Recycling!

by Urban Ore - 08.13.2010

This beautiful photo is the result of Urban Ore’s recycling efforts. These copper cables were manually stripped of their casings by one of our salvaging…

Bring us your unwanted packaging material!

by Urban Ore - 07.28.2010

Got packaging peanuts?  Bubble wrap?  We want them!  We can also use all sorts of other packaging materials.  Preferably clean so that we can reuse…

Gorgeous Handmade Metal Gate!

by Urban Ore - 06.07.2010

This handmade metal gate came into our hands earlier this spring. As you can see it is very large, heavy and fashionable. Great for use as a security gate or vine climbing structure.