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Adkins Architectural Antiques
Architectural Salvage W.D.
Doors of London
Old Home Supply House
Island Girl Salvage
Olde Good Things
The Old House Parts Company
Recycling the Past
Van Dyke's Restorers
Anthony Wood Products
Antique Hardware & Home
Sun Valley Bronze
One-of-a-kind finishes and a vast selection of wood species have earned this company a reputation for creating cabinets that are reminiscent of finely crafted furniture. P.O. Box 310, 10415 Roth Road, Grabill, IN 46741; 260-657-3311, .
The Kennebec Company
This is a prime resource for anyone who wants custom cabinetry that complements the historical architectural integrity of homes from the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. Design services are available. One Front Street, Bath, ME 04530; 207-443-2131, kennebec company.com.
Their fine, handmade kitchen cabinetry and islands, fully customized and finished in rich colors and glazes, evoke an earlier era. 1910 NW 18th Street #5, Pompano Beach, FL 33069; 954-973-8312, .
Crown Point Cabinetry
Custom cabinetry for the kitchen and bath is available in a variety of period-inspired styles and finishes, including Early American models with simple milk paint finishes. 153 Charlestown Road, Claremont, NH 03743; 800-999-4994, .
You'll save here on name-brand carpet, vinyl, and hardwood flooring in the latest styles and colors—all at up to 70 percent off retail prices. 915 Market Street, Dalton, GA 30720; 800-922-5582, .
Georgia Carpet Industries
There's no reason to pay retail when this well-stocked showroom offers name-brand floor coverings at wholesale prices. P.O. Box 2087, 3352 Lower Dug Gap Road, Dalton, GA 30722; 800-420-7594, .
Contact this source for rustic, remilled antique wide-plank flooring recycled from old barn and warehouse wood. 2331 East Market Street, York, PA 17402; 800-233-9307, .
Carlisle Wide-Plank Floors
You'll want to take note of the wide-plank flooring, but don't overlook their fine assortment of wooden stair parts, hand-hewn beams, and custom paneling. 1676 Route 9, Stoddard, NH 03464, 800-595-9663, .
Goodwin Heart Pine Company
Dip into this company's selection of rare antique heart pine and heart cypress—all recovered from the bottom of southern rivers that once carried the logs downstream for milling. 106 Southwest 109 Place, Micanopy, FL 32667; 800-336-3118, .
International Hardwood Flooring
This is a superb source for strip and plank flooring made from southern chestnut, Brazilian walnut, Brazilian cherry, and other exotic wood species. 7400 Edmund Street, Philadelphia, PA 19136; 800-338-7481, .
What It's Worth
This Texas company's wood flooring products are milled from antique heart pine timbers and planks salvaged from buildings constructed prior to 1925. P.O. Box 162135, Austin, TX 78716; 512-328-8837, .
Building Education Center
This northern California nonprofit offers more than 60 courses on a host of topics related to building and remodeling. 812 Page Street, Berkeley, CA 94710; 510-525-7610, .
Earthwood Building School
Fine-tune your skills at this specialized building school that offers several courses on cordwood construction and other alternative, energy-efficient building techniques. 366 Murtagh Hill Road, West Chazy, NY 12992; 518-493-7744, .
Fox Maple School of Traditional Building
Traditional timber framing and other time- honored building techniques are the focus of this school's curriculum. 65 Corn Hill Road, P.O. Box 249, Brownfield, ME 04010; 207-935-3720, .
This school's certified construction professionals will teach you what it takes to build a home from the ground up. Of special note are the courses geared specifically for women. Johnson Hill Road, Washington, MA 01223; 413-623-6677, .
This custom window, from Daniel Maher Stained Glass' Housewares Graveyard collection, is made from the bottoms of glass vases, stemware, storage jars, dishes, and wine bottles.
Art Glass Studio
Look to this source for stunning glass windows that are stained, beveled, painted, and etched by artist Ernest Porcelli. 543 Union Street, Brooklyn, NY 11215; 718-596-4353, .
Art Glass Unlimited
This company manufactures custom stained, etched-, faceted-, beveled-, and leaded-glass pieces. 412 North Euclid Street, St. Louis, MO 63108, 314-361-0474.
Besides restoring vintage leaded-glass windows and doors, these pros fabricate new ones for homeowners engaged in old-house renovation and restoration projects. 248 West First Street, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550, 914-667-8064.
Daniel Maher Stained Glass
This art studio and glass restoration service will have your home's original stained glass windows looking like new in no time. Plus, they craft new works using traditional techniques. 500 Medford Street, Somerville, MA 02145; 617-623-8600, .
Architectural Garage Door Design
Handsome, well-built wooden doors are this company's specialty. Look to them for a varied assortment of both classic and contemporary designs. 2504 Hiller Ridge Road, Johnsburg, IL 60050; 815-344-9910, .
A superb source for distinctive, handcrafted wooden garage doors designed to enhance your home's architectural character. They also stock a wide assortment of classic hardware and hinges. 183 East Pomeryn Street, River Falls, WI 54022; 715-426-1100, .
Elegantly crafted redwood and cedar carriage-style garage doors are this Minnesota company's claim to fame. 1331 Larc Industrial Boulevard, Burnsville, MN 55337; 877-707-8810, .
The 12-inch Amity interior sconce from Rejuvenation is shown in Burnished Antique Brass.
This supplier carries true Arts and Crafts-style interior and exterior lighting for your home. 4509 Little John Street, Baldwin Park, CA 91706; 800-400-2776, .
This company carries designer lighting collections from such notable designers as Thomas O'Brien and architects Michael Graves, Robert A.M. Stern, and Alvar Aalto. 19-02 Steinway Street, Astoria, NY 11105; 718-204-5700, .
Steven Handelman Studios
The company's wealth of indoor and outdoor wrought-iron lighting fixtures can be customized with any one of 14 hand-painted finishes. 716 North Milpas Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103; 805-962-5119, .
This 80-year-old firm offers an extensive product line that includes more than 1,000 chandeliers, bath lights, and outdoor lanterns in styles ranging from traditional to contemporary. 12600 Berea Road, Cleveland, OH 44111; 800-446-5539, .
This Spokane shop stocks a stellar assortment of antique and reproduction chandeliers, sconces, lamps, ceiling fixtures, and lanterns. 154 South Madison Avenue, Spokane, WA 99201; 800-638-5619, .
Tech Lighting's Murano glass Firebird Owl pendant lights and wall sconces add a warm glow to any room.
This is the place to get antique fixtures dating from the 1880s to the 1950s. 2550 Northwest Nicolai Street, Portland, OR 97210; 888-401-1900, .
Architects and designers recommend this superior lighting source for stylish track and pendant systems. 7401 North Hamlin Street, Skokie, IL 60076; 847-410-4400, .
Artistic Marbleworks & Creations
Tap into their decorative Tuscan-style fireplace mantels and surrounds carved by hand from your choice of more than 20 fine stones and marbles. 2915 Redhill Avenue, Suite B104, Costa Mesa, CA 92626; 714-979-1995, .
We love their selection of antique marble and stone fireplace mantels, but don't miss their fine assortment of reproduction pieces that range in style from classic to contemporary. D&D Building, 979 Third Avenue, Suite 224, New York, NY 10022; 866-840-0609, .
This manufacturer produces wooden mantels for every type of decor, from simple to ornate. 4270 Bryson Boulevard, Florence, AL 35630; 256-767-0195, .
Acorn Manufacturing Co.
Stylish design elements are always worth the splurge, especially if, like the ones made by this company, they're one-of-a-kind hardware handcrafted of forged iron, stainless steel, or pewter. P.O. Box 31, Mansfield, MA 02048; 800-835-0121, .
Architectural Iron Company
If it can be cast from iron, this company can fabricate it. Browse their inventory of more than 600 hard-to-find ornamental objects, or inquire about custom jobs. Repair and restoration services are also available. 104 Ironwood Court, P.O. Box 126, Milford, PA 18337; 800-442-4766, .
Iron Apple Forge
"Artist-blacksmith" Joseph G. Beck's handcrafted creations have captured the attention of homeowners and Hollywood set decorators alike. Look for a limited but well-built selection of iron hooks, hardware, hinges, and more. Custom work is also available. P.O. Box 724, Route 413 between Routes 202 and 263, Buckingham, PA 18912, .
King Architectural Metals
A one-stop source for decorative aluminum, brass, cast-iron, and stainless steel house parts—you'll find everything from locks and latches to staircase components. 3131 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, MD 21230, .
This full-service firm will design, fabricate, and install your custom metalwork project. Specialties include security doors, stair rails, drive gates, and fences molded from wrought iron, brass, bronze, copper, aluminum, and stainless steel. 2620 East 11th Street, Tulsa, OK 74104; 918-592-1700, .
Paint the town (or at least your living room) red, gold, green, or any of this company's 128 rich hues. 333 South State Street, V-304, Lake Oswego, OR 97024; 503-675-9519, .
Fine Paints of Europe
The exclusive North American distributor of premium Schreuder Dutch Paints and Martha's Fine Paints, they also stock a vast assortment of professional brushes and other painting tools. Main Street, Woodstock, VT 05091; 800-332-1556, .
If you're looking for an easy way to peel away old paint, check out Franmar's SOY Gel, a soybean-based liquid that removes paint, varnish, and urethane with little mess and no odor. P.O. Box 97, Normal, IL 61761; 800-538-5069, franmar.com.
The Old Fashioned Milk Paint Company
This company makes and distributes eco-friendly milk paint, a colonial-era coating. Sold in powder form, it uses natural earth pigments; just add water and mix. 436 Main Street, Groton, MA 01450; 866-350-6455, .
Olde Century Colors
Offering a range of interior and exterior acrylic, latex, and oil-based paints, this company takes its color cues from popular eighteenth- and nineteenth-century paint palettes. 24656 Old Cleveland Road, South Bend, IN 46628; 800-222-3092, .
Real Milk Paint
These easy-to-use water-based paints are environmentally friendly and available in 27 Colonial-era colors. 11 West Pumping Station Road, Quakertown, PA 18951; 800-339-9748, .
Farrow & Ball
A modern-day Jane Austen would feel at home in rooms painted in traditional colors such as Eating Room Red or Print Room Yellow. This British maker also stocks exterior paints and handprinted wallcoverings. 979 Third Avenue, Suite 1519, New York, NY 10022; 888-511-1121, .
Elmira Stove Works
Looking to create a classic kitchen with modern twenty-first-century conveniences? Turn to this Canadian company's vintage-look ranges, wall ovens, and refrigerators. Brand-new this year: a complete line of fifties-style refrigerators and ranges. 232 Arthur Street South, Elmira, ON N3B 2P2, Canada; 800-295-8498, .
Antique Stove Heaven
This is a great resource for pre-1950s restored stoves and ranges. Popular brands include O'Keefe & Merritt, Western Holly, Magic Chef, Chambers, Wedgewood, and Quick Meal. Restoration and cleaning services are also available. 5414 Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90062; 323-298-5581, .
Good Time Stove Company
Purchase a piece of history from this retailer, which stocks genuine nineteenth- and early twentieth-century parlor stoves and cookstoves restored to their original condition. P.O. Box 306, Goshen, MA 01032; 413-268-3677, .
Clawfoot Supply's 72-inch-long luxury soaking tubs are available with or without feet and are clad in a copper or aluminum skirt.
A-Ball Plumbing Supply
This full-service plumbing-supply shop offers a wide selection of classic and contemporary fixtures and fittings from around the world. 1703 West Burnside Street, Portland, OR 97209; 800-228-0134, .
Have you always dreamed of owning a freestanding cast-iron or acrylic clawfooted tub? Well, you're sure to find it here. While you're browsing, be sure to check out their extensive selection of rare shower rods and rings. 957 Western Avenue, Covington, KY 41011; 877-682- 4192, .
George Taylor Specialties
If this small treasure-house of out-of-production plumbing parts doesn't have what you're looking for, they will find it or fabricate a substitute. 76 Franklin Street, New York, NY 10013, 212-226-5369.
This is your source for custom-made bathroom fixtures and fittings with a distinct Edwardian flair, all retooled for the American market. 10 Leonard Street, Suite 2N, New York, NY 10013; 212-226-2242, .
Whether your style is classic or contemporary, this carefully edited collection of luxury bath products, furnishings, fixtures, and accessories from England and Italy offers a little something for everyone. P.O. Box 1353, Watermill, NY 11976; 800-969-7646, .
This firm specializes in installing old tile and slate roofing. It also has one of the largest inventories of salvaged tiles in the United States, some of which date back to the 1800s. 9505 Corsair Road, Frankfort, IL 60423, 888-708-8453, .
A leader in the manufacture and sale of paintable and prepainted metal roofing materials for residential use. P.O. Box 610, Follansbee, WV 26037; 800-624-6906, .
The Durable Slate Company
With a large stock of both salvaged and freshly quarried material, this company can match almost any slate or ceramic tile, old or new. 1050 North Fourth Street, Columbus, OH 43201; 800-666-7445, .
Crown City Hardware
This company's motto is "get lost in the details," and, with their wide selection of restoration and antique hardware, it's not a hard thing to do. 1047 North Allen Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91104; 800-950-1047, .
18th-Century Hardware Co.
A superb source for reproduction American colonial- and Victorian-era hardware, crafted from black iron, brass, and porcelain. 131 East 3rd Street, Derry, PA 15627; 724-694-2708.
A favorite among architects and antiques dealers, this family-owned company manufactures and stocks authentic reproduction cabinet and furniture hardware in a wide range of styles and finishes. 49 Nooks Hill Road, Cromwell, CT 06416; 800-754-9127, .
Why stop at the front door? With LaForge's extensive line of handcrafted iron hardware, it's easy to add a touch of timeless beauty to every room of your house. 540 De Haro Street, San Francisco, CA 94107; 415-252-9898, .
Restoration enthusiasts love that this Massachusetts company still manufactures nails the old way—from cut steel. 8 Elm Street, Wareham, MA 02571; 800-842-0560, .
The Craftsman Homes Connection
They feature the largest selection of Craftsman-inspired products we've ever seen in one place—everything from andirons to welcome mats. PMB 343, 2525 East 29th, Suite 10B, Spokane, WA 99223; 509-535-5098, .
Liz's Antique Hardware
With an inventory that includes over one million pieces of hardware for doors, windows, and furniture, this is the place to find unique accents for your home. 453 South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036; 323- 939-4403, .
Fireslate isn't just for topping laboratory workbenches. This manmade, stonelike surfacing can also be fashioned, as this company does, into stylish kitchen counters, tables, and shelving. 3065 Cranberry Highway, Unit 24A, East Wareham, MA 02538; 800-523-5902, .
Green Mountain Soapstone Corporation
Check out this source for soapstone, a highly durable mineral-based composite that won't stain, burn, or blemish, and is perfect for use as kitchen counters, sinks, fireplace surrounds, and floor tiles. 680 East Hubbardton Road, P.O. Box 807, Castleton, VT 05735; 802-468-5636, .
Green River Stone Company
A favorite of interior designers and architects, this Utah firm is known for crafting custom countertops and backsplashes from fossil slabs unearthed from 50-million-year-old deposits in the company's private quarry. 450 West 1400, N #4, Logan, UT 84341; 435-753-4069, .
This French firm specializes in providing natural volcanic rock, a substantial stone that can be used to create sturdy work surfaces for kitchens and baths. 1817 Kenwyck Manor Way, Raleigh, NC 27612; 919-788-8953, .
American Restoration Tile
Whether you're building a large or small project, count on this company to provide a stunning selection of custom ceramic tiles. They will match existing tiles or create designs according to your specifications. 11416 Otter Creek South Road, Mabelvale, AR 72103; 501-455-1000, .
Classic Tile & Mosaic
Custom tile design and installation is the specialty of this California concern. Look for a wide range of stone, glass, and ceramic styles that will transform any setting into a masterpiece of color and design. 3221 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90016; 310-287-0412, .
Designs in Tile
Perk up a boring backsplash with custom tiles from this studio, which specializes in tiles with historic patterns ranging from Victorian transfer to Art Deco. P.O. Box 358, Mt. Shasta, CA 96067; 530-926-2629, .
North Prairie Tileworks
We admire their feats of clay: masterfully handcrafted ceramic tiles, reliefs, mosaics, and murals inspired by the Arts and Crafts movement. 2845 Harriet Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55408; 612-871-3421, .
This is your go-to specialist for nineteenth-century-style ceramic wall tiles, geometric floor tiles manufactured by fabled English firm MAW & Co., as well as Victorian fireplace tiles. 203 Mill Pond Road, Roswell, GA 30076; 770-993-6602, .
Wallcoverings and Window Treatments
J.R. Burrows & Company
Look to Burrows for hand-printed Arts and Crafts-inspired wallpapers and fabrics; some are faithful reproductions of original William Morris and Candace Wheeler prints. 393 Union Street, P.O. Box 522, Rockland, MA 02370; 800-347-1795, .
Scotland is the source for this company's lovely lace window coverings, which range in style from sweet to over-the-top rococo. Look to them for panels bedecked with popular motifs like shells, dots, or pineapples, as well as reproductions of Victorian, Arts and Crafts, and Art Nouveau designs. 215 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02116; 800-926-5223, .
The Silk Trading Company
This company's couture window coverings in silk and other fine fabrics have acquired cult status in Los Angeles, New York, and Atlanta. Look for a wide selection of popular styles, boxed up and ready to hang. 888 Broadway, New York, NY 10003; 800-371-0629, .
Ready-made designer drapes, crafted from fine silks, taffetas, and linens, are the specialty of this house. There is also a complete line of coordinating up-market hardware for easy, one-stop window shopping. 537 Colville Road, Charlotte, NC 28207; 704-373-9329, .
Windows and Doors
As the name implies, history accurately repeats itself here in the form of wooden windows, doors, moldings, and millwork. 201 Lipscomb Street, Fort Worth, TX 76104; 817-332-1495, .
Woodstone Architectural Windows & Doors
These millwork specialists manufacture custom pegged-wood, mortise and tenon windows and doors for historic renovation projects. P.O. Box 223, Patch Road, Westminster, VT 05158; 802-722-9217, .
Southwest Door Company
Custom wooden windows and doors with a decidedly rustic flavor are this company's specialty. Wood choices include alder, cedar, pine, parota, mesquite, and Spanish oak. 9280 East Old Vail Road, Tucson, AZ 85747; 520-574-7374, .
Seekircher Steel Window Repair Corporation
This New York company specializes in on-site repair and restoration of steel casement windows and doors. Plus, they supply vintage casement windows for use in historic renovations. 2 Weaver Street, Scarsdale, NY 10583; 914-725-1904, .
Yard and Garden
It's easy to convert your own backyard into a Zen-like retreat with this firm's Japanese-style lanterns, fountains, basins, and spheres. P.O. Box 2840, Santa Fe, NM 87504; 888-682-2987, .
Arbors and trellises made from western red cedar, iron, and copper are this company's mainstay, but they also stock plans for the experienced do-it-yourselfer. P.O. Box 4057, Bellingham, WA 98227; 800-947-7697, .
Building professionals rave about Woodway's vast selection of quality, easy-to-install wooden lattice, deck rails, post caps, and planking. We're sure you will, too. P.O. Box 17125, Portland, Oregon 97217; 503-286-5372, .
Since 1933, this company has been a leader in the design, manufacture, and installation of extraordinary wooden fences. Garden furniture and accessories are also available. 767 East Street, Route 27, Walpole, MA 02081; 800-343-6948, .