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Salvage Chic

If you've ever rummaged through a salvage shop that deals in old building parts, chances are you've lingered over stately columns, beautifully crafted metalwork, and stacks of ornate doors and windows. And while these fragments caught your eye, chances are you also thought to yourself, "What on earth would I do with them?"

But don't stop there. With a bit of imagination, you can turn found objects into furniture. Read on to see how a wooden mantelpiece dumped by the roadside can become a charming headboard for a bed, a wrought-iron balustrade makes a clever lamp, and more.

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