"...I'm digging, I'm digging, I'm searching right through that luggage.
One man's trash, that's another man's come-up..."
-MACKLEMORE & RYAN LEWIS - THRIFT SHOP FEAT. WANZ
One of my very first salvaging projects was turning a vintage 6 panel wood door into a headboard. After cutting the door down to fit a queen-size bed, added 2-2x4s for support to attach to my bed frame - voila, a design focal point in my bedroom. Since photos of that project were taken with my SLR (long before digital cameras) and I cannot locate any of them, I've attached an image I found that is most similar to my headboard project.
As for the furniture pieces, one of our original doors became my desk...
Mason Brothers Architectural Salvage Warehouse
ReNew Building Materials & Salvage
And there is always Craiglist.
For salvage store locations throughout the rest of New England, check out Yankee Magazine's Architectural Salvage Resources.