Dear Jeff – I’m so glad we got the chance to work together. Thank you for your contribution to the making of our movie. Look for it in theatres next Christmas. Wishing you a happy holiday season. Best of luck to you in your new space.

-Susan Benjamin
Set Decorator
Disney’s Saving Mr Banks

Not all reclaimed lumber sources and woodworkers are created equal. They all say the know what they’re doing, but…  If you have a project begging for a rustic or vintage touch, skip the other options and come to Silverado Salvage.  They simply can’t be beat for responsiveness, clear communication, quality materials, and reasonable pricing for excellent quality delivered.

We own a funky home–built 100 years ago as a board and batten shack out of rough sawn first growth redwood and Douglas Fir. It’s simple–what you see is what you get.  The walls are one inch thick.  Mill marks sweep across the massive beams and plank walls.  Each hinge was standard barn or gate issue cut into decorative shapes by the builder–a shop teacher from Indiana. It’s a pretty cool place, but devilishly tricky when it comes to making repairs and improvements because if work is not in keeping with the home, it sticks out like a sore thumb.

We found Silverado Salvage and met Jeff, the owner, when we were scouring nearby salvage yards & yelped before heading back home. We are so glad we did!!  We saw a beautiful piece of reclaimed barn siding, weathered gray, crusted with red, golden and green-gray lichen.  Jeff had just brought it from the Central Coast.  The wood sparked a conversation about how we needed a front gate…

The following week, Jeff brought the wood to our home to discuss gate ideas and options.  We talked and shared pictures.  He “got” the house and our vision for a gate.  He mocked up a gate sample.

Jeff warned us to act fast on the reclaimed barn lumber if we were interested, but it took us an extra week to decide how much we’d need. Alas, by the time we were ready, not enough wood remained from the supplier for our project!

Jeff’s solution was to spend a scorching afternoon personally scouring through another supplier’s wood selection, hand-picking the wood for our project, board by board.  He acquired for us a jaw-dropping collection of gorgeous lumber, then set to work securing a trustworthy, reputable gate installer to create an automated frame that Silverado would then clad with our vintage lumber.

Coordinating around our schedule and regularly checking to make sure we were satisfied, Silverado just finished for us a show-stopper of a gate–whisper quiet mechanically, but it looks like it could have been here 80 years. Dennis even hand-treated the hardware to create a marbled rusty patina, in keeping with the weathered wood.  Every last detail was meticulously overseen by Jeff and we can’t wait to dream up another project for an excuse to work with the Silverado again.

Thank you, Jeff and the Silverado team!  Working with you was a positive pleasure.

-Sue B



Jeff + Candy – You are always so helpful and so kind. We really appreciate you guys and we LOVE working with you – you are the best. Our best. Always. Your big fans.

-from (HBO’s) Deadwood the Art Dept.

Playground gold mine! I’m in heaven. And the nicest most helpful creative people. Can’t wait to do my reclaimed wood coffee table top. Woohoo! Huge thanks Jeff, Dennis, Richard.


I just left what may be the best shopping experience I have ever had. Calling me a novice woodworker would be a complimentary stretch. Jeff and Robert spent about an hour helping me pick out the wood I wanted and gave me a weekend workshop’s worth of advice as to how to build my first big project. They were beyond friendly and made me feel as though I was in a small town shop, rather than downtown L.A.  Great selection of wood and tons of fun items to discover.

I left with a desks worth of wood and knowledge… for LESS than $30!!!

Thanks Jeff and Robert!

– Hunter S.

This place is a must for Old House Restoration (or fixing old houses in general).  They have tons of stuff, doors, windows, hardware, etc.  The owner Jeff is cool.  They also have some furniture and “pieces” that you will find cool.  Open to the public on Friday and Saturdays only.

They can also make custom made furniture from the reclaimed wood that they have in stock.

Adding this to my Old House Restoration List.

– Sabas C..

I was looking for a few salvaged pieces for my kitchen remodel and Jeff had everything I needed. His crew even made one of the finds into the custom cabinet I needed. I love this place and how reasonable the prices were and how accommodating they were. I will shop here first when looking for something interesting for the house or my work. Thanks!

– sasha k.

Dear Jarret, Jeff and friends,

My mantle is absolutely beautiful!! I couldn’t be happier. Every time I look at it I will always remember the loving time put into it!!
May the Lord bless and keep you all!!

– Love Robin..

The level of service at Silverado Salvage and Design is fantastic. Having been a customer for many years, I am consistently impressed by the professionalism of every staff member I have come in contact with. Thank you!

In this day and age, it’s hard to find a company you can trust. Silverado Salvage and Design was recommended to me by a friend, and now I know why – the quality of service I received was outstanding. Keep up the good work!

Jeff and the entire Silverado Salvage team are AMAZING to work with. I recently hired them to build a custom dining table and bench for one of my clients. They have such great expertise when it comes to building furniture. I was able to show them some inspirational photos, and explain what my clients were looking for and they NAILED IT. The customers were beyond happy with the outcome, and that they were able to hit a tight deadline. I can’t say enough good things about Silverado Salvage. Plus the store itself is a DIYers dream! Every time I go in the store my mind floods with ideas of what I could create with all the fun finds. The owner Jeff is so kind, and fun to work with. He is the BEST in the business for sure. I can’t wait to work with Silverado Salvage again!

– iDeal Furniture Irvine.