J.C. Callam had his kitchen counters made from a fallen tree. (Andrew Harnik/For The Washington Post)
It’s not necessary to be handy with tools to make use of salvaged lumber. Several companies in and around the District will create custom furniture and other household items for homeowners who provide the wood.
The bathroom door on the first floor of J.C. Callam and David Soo’s Eckington neighborhood D.C. rowhouse uses reclaimed old-growth wood. Callam made the door from wood discarded when the home was renovated. Andrew Harnik/For The Washington Post