What’s New


4695 Telegraph Ave.

Oakland, CA 94609

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Open to the public
seven days a week!

Store Hours:
11am-6pm daily

Material Donation Hours:
11am-5pm daily

Monetary donations
via Paypal:

Tie Silk is back, for the last time!

This weekend we will be putting out for sale the last of the extraordinary packaged tie silk pieces.  Pieces range from 5″x12″ to 10″x12″ and there is a wonderful array of assorted colors and prints.  This is a fantastic opportunity for quilters and other sewers and crafters!

The silk is now priced at $5 per pound and we expect it to sell quickly!

Holiday Store now open!

The Depot Holiday Craft Shop is now open in its own room off of the main store.  It is packed with holiday ornaments, decorations, wrapping paper, gift boxes, ribbons, lights, cards, little trees, wreaths, and more.

Huge Vintage and Collectibles Sale!
Beginning Saturday, September 26th, 11:00am

Please join us for a special sale of Vintage & Collectibles items, beginning Saturday, September 26, at 11:00am. Sale will continue until inventory is sold.

Most items are under $10! Highlights include:

• Old wooden birdcages
• Board games
• Vintage fabric, linens, hankies, aprons, furs, hats
• 1920’s & 30’s kitchen tools and enamelware
• Glass, crystal and china, cups & saucers, plate sets
• Vintage sewing ephemera and patterns
• Suitcases and train cases
• Old Barbies and Barbie clothes
• Horseman Cindy doll
• Composition bride doll
• Celluloid kewpie dolls
• Jewelry boxes and old containers and tins
• Gorgeous old gilded ornate frames and mirrors
• Original 1930’s chemistry set with all parts
• Avon bottles and turn of the century bottles and jars
• Large framed vintage prints, photos and paintings
• Chromed breadbox
• Incredible hand-printed Art Deco/ Art Nouveau wallpaper rolls
• Pre-1900 lace and shawls
• Many, many old books from 1870’s to 1950’s: children’s illustrated, magazines
• Figural banks
• Vintage and antique photographs
• “Kitschy” 1960’s & 70’s stuff
• Ice skates, lunchboxes
• Old stamps, typesetting letters
• Arts & Crafts rocking chair
• Thorsen kitchen chairs
• Antique Army surgical chest

Upper Playground contemporary art books are here again!
$5 each or $40 for the full set of 13 titles:

Basco, “Donde esta mi corazon?”: Mixed media
Boogie, “Sao Paulo”: Photography
Boogie, “Istanbul”: Photography
Herbert Baglione, “Vossia”: Painting
Date Farmers, “Super Locos”: Painting
Maya Hayuk, “Just Good Vibes”: Mixed media
Cody Hudson, “Save My Life”: Mixed media
Rob Abeyta Jr., “Compliments of…” : Mixed media
Tomokazu Matsuyama, Found Modern Library: Painting
Anthony Lister, “Tales of White Trash Prophecy”: Mixed media
Doze Green/David Ellis, “Shaft”: Painting
Albert Reyes, “Don’t Give Up”: Mixed media
Morning Breath, “The Early Bird”: Mixed media

Go back to school the GREEN way
with reused school supplies from the Depot!

Stock up on low-cost reused school supplies for students and teachers!  Create your own notebook, decorate your own binder, adorn your classroom, while saving money and the environment.

We have the following on sale:

* Great assortment of new paper
* Art supplies (paint, brushes, crayons, markers, rubber stamps)
* Office supplies (pens, notepads, folders, binders with logos)
* Containers (cardboard tubes, jars, baskets, new deli containers)
* Books and curricular materials
* Farbic and yarn
* Craft materials (craft sticks, lanyard chord, buttons, beads, ribbons)
* Posters
* Stickers
* Magazines
* New lockers

New inventory:
Vintage Wallpaper and Scrapbooking Paper!

Beautiful vintage wallpaper by the roll from the 1930’s through 1950’s, manufactured by Thibaut, Union Made, Janeway & Carpenter, Thomas Strahan Co. and others.

$1 per foot. Rolls $10-$20. Scraps and pieces $0.50-$1.00

Vintage Linens

Tablecloths, napkins, handkerchiefs, collars, and assorted embroidered pieces.

We still have posters but stock is running low on certain images, so come in soon! Free poster tube included with purchase.

New inventory:
Beautiful new posters from Celestial Arts and Ten Speed Press!

This is a one-time opportunity to purchase these high-quality art posters at a fraction of their retail value.

The posters are classics and are mostly photographs and botanical prints of food, including cheeses, apples, tomatoes, eggplant, squash, wines, etc.

Large posters (24″x36″) are $5 each and smaller sizes are $3 each.

Depot featured on CBS Channel 5!
Watch the video here.