It's a snowy day in Alberta, and freezing drizzle overnight has left the roads fairly slick. Seems a perfect day to stay in and set to work on the first steps of upcycling this old vintage radio for Kylee and Tanner over at The Coulee Cottage! Step 1 - Remove the Internals This particular radio had the majority of the internals contained within a metal box attached to the bottom plate. Removing a couple screws saw the entire box, dial and all, ready to slid out. Once that was
If you haven't heard the news yet, through incredible generosity we have recently received an enormous selection of salvaged pulleys, cranks, cogs and hooks used during active mining operations at the Galt No. 8 Coal Mine in Lethbridge, Alberta. For more on that, check out our dedicated page here. Our vision for these items is to create unique industrial home decor items that help tell the story behind the pieces, the story of coal mining in Southern Alberta and Canadian Paci
On a recent ski trip down to Whitefish, we were contacted by the amazing couple behind The Coulee Cottage - Ky and Tanner. They were in the process of clearing out some old finds from their home and thought of us, curious to see if we wanted any of them to use in future lamps and lighting projects. As the ski trip came to a close, we packed up and headed home around the bottom of Glacier National park and up through the Babb border crossing to their home town of Cardston, AB.