Published January 3, 2018

Second Use is Hiring

Did your New Year’s Resolution happen to be to pursue a career in a field that benefits both the environment and local community while affording you the opportunity to work with your hands and get the freshest pick of salvaged building materials? Well it can be: Second Use is hiring! 

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Published January 17, 2018

Staff Project Gallery: Sara Travis Takes 2U Lifestyle to a Whole New Level

It’s no secret that 2U employees love our inventory just as much as our customers do (if not more). But few of us take the salvage lifestyle as seriously as our resident project queen, Sara Travis. Sara has an extensive woodworking background, and her projects often feature salvaged  lumber, spruced up so nice you’d never know it was on its’ second, third, twelfth life. Check out the stunning ways Sara uses material from Second Use to create objects both beautiful and functional!

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Published January 3, 2018

Inspiration Gallery: Rustic Details in a Powder Room

This post on Houzz caught our eye for the simplicity and charm the hefty wood countertop brings to this small bathroom. Combined with a few other elements, the wood countertop in this bathroom is the jump-off point for a room full of rustic charm. Read on for inspiration on recreating this look in your own WC!

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Published December 2, 2017

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$3 DIY: Hanging Planter

Looking to spruce up your hanging plant game? On a tight gift budget for that too-cool friend who already has everything? Look no further! Search no more! This DIY takes under an hour, and the end result is sure to impress even the snootiest plant hanger aficionado (Is that a thing? We’re not sure. If it is, they’d be impressed)!

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Published December 1, 2017

5 Creative Ways to Re-Vamp a Glass Shade

So you’re wandering through Second Use, and you come across a bargain glass shade. It’s not an unlikely scenario, since we’ve got tons of lighting inventory on major sale right now. But what are you to do with this $1 beauty? Read below for some inspiration and check out this bonus DIY post for making a hanging planter with materials sourced entirely from 2U!

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