April 2012

I guess I am getting lax on my blogs.  That’s because I would rather be outside than on the computer.  We have had very busy weeks since the last blog.  This past week we have been salvaging a house in Lincoln, and the week before Manuel was

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Spring Ideas

Spring is one of my favorite times of year.  I love planting flowers and growing a garden.  I guess that comes from my background of being raised on the farm.  I enjoy mowing the lawn with my John Deere lawnmower and I’m good at making any excuse

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March Madness

March is an interesting month.  First of all my birthday is on the first day of March.  My grandpa always told me he liked my birthday because it meant spring was really close.  I think he told me that to make me feel better because for one

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The Preservation Process

Among our most unique offerings here at Scherer’s are cast stone replicas.  A dilapidated old building slated for demolition might contain a treasure like the beautiful stone lions surrounding the Rialto Theatre (Take a look at the stone replicas pictured in the “Artisan Stone Work” category).  Over

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Frank The Urban Miner

Some of you may remember me mentioning Frank, the Urban Miner, in previous posts. Frank is a good friend and colleague who has a wonderful eye for interesting, high-quality antiques. Over the years he has developed a beautiful collection of rare and unusual architectural antiques including lighting,

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January 2012 Projects

We have enjoyed several days of nice weather this past month, giving us an opportunity to make a dent in our to-do list. Manuel is preparing to ship an order to a ranch in Oklahoma. We imagine that the paving bricks and cast stone pieces will complement a

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January – Doors

Late last summer we bought salvage rights to a farm house in Talmage, NE.  It was a beautiful farm house in her day built by the early German settlers.  Unfortunately the inside had been trashed by people and animals.  But in every house, there is always a

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January 2012

We want to wish all of you a happy and blessed New Year in 2012.  As the year moves ahead, we look forward to meeting new people and continuing to work with our current clients. We just got in 400 feet of oak baseboard from Hartley Elementary

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Christmas Greetings

  We want to send Christmas and New Year’s greetings to all who have stopped by our home or visited our website.  We have been blessed to meet each one of you and to be a part of your special project(s).   We wish each of you a

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Salvaged Lightening Rods

Manuel keeps busy all the time and is always coming across a treasure here or there, up or down.  We received a call from a couple in Talmage, Nebraska, so we took a drive to see what treasures we might be in for.  There wasn’t much to

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