Monthly Archives: May 2014

RCA New Vista TV

I have Tammy to thank for my latest and greatest find. She happened to spot something in the “Free” section of Craigslist that she knew I’d probably love. An awesome vintage console TV! When she sent the link I didn’t figure I had a chance because the posting was over a week old. Much to […]

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Memorial Day Weekend Finds

This weekend I decided to put my vintage American flag out. The box is very cool and dates it probably to the early 1960’s. The flag is made of 100% cotton so I will be switching it out for a newer more durable nylon flag that will weather the Iowa climates better in a few […]

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Product Review: Howard Restor-A-Finish

If you’ve ever done even the lightest internet search for any topic related to restoring furniture finishes, you’ve no doubt run across the name Howard’s. A favorite product of dealers and collectors, it’s often touted as a miraculous cure-all for whatever ails your wooden furniture. Despite the widespread enthusiasm, I’ve remained a skeptic. Why? Howard’s and […]

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Weekend Finds: Vintage Christmas and Old Glass

I had a little luck this weekend at garage sales. My finds started with some old glass items. I spotted a cardboard box full of old insulators and almost passed them by until I saw they were priced at $0.10 each. So I dropped $0.50 and brought home these five. At the next sale I […]

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Announcing the Snag Team’s Newest Member…

A big congratulations to Angela and her husband on the birth of their baby girl this week. We can’t wait to see her grow and become another set of helpful eyes and hands at tag sales. No doubt she’ll have her mother’s eye and bargain-provoking charm. And with that, our new mom will be taking […]

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