Built from architectural salvage and filled with antiques, this gambrel has patina.
Use our comprehensive guide to locate an architectural salvage store near you, or to browse the websites of stores across the country, many of which sell their wares online.
It’s trendy to repurpose five-panel doors as headboards, and to up-cycle vintage hard-shell suitcases into dog beds. For restorers, the best use of architectural salvage is to replace missing architectural details that should never have been lost in the first place.
A homeowner with a penchant for early antiques invites a preservation consultant in to help her unscramble a house initially built with architectural salvage.