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Meet the Hosts

Robert Kulp

Robert Kulp's knowledge in structural engineering allows him to carefully and accurately dismantle pieces on the Great American Country and DIY series Salvage Dawgs.

All About Robert

Mike Whiteside

As co-owner of Black Dog Salvage and co-host of Salvage Dawgs, Mike Whiteside leads his team to leave no stone unturned, scouring and salvaging everything possible on any given job.

All About Mike 

About The Show

Salvage Dawgs is a trip into a world of shrewd negotiations as Robert Kulp and Mike Whiteside, co-owners of one of the premier architectural salvage operations in the United States - Black Dog Salvage, bid on homes and buildings condemned to be demolished. Their goal is to secure the remarkable pieces of America's past hidden inside these old structures before they are lost forever. These salvaged vintage pieces include everything from doors, windows, mantles and more. Once they are recovered, the guys sell these valuable pieces to a wide range of clients, from construction workers to high-end interior designers, who use them to restore other historical buildings and add character to newer structures.
Season 1, Episode 5

James House

Robert, Mike and the Black Dog crew salvage the James House, a 5,000 square foot home built in 1893. The team removes a hand-crafted Carrara marble mantle. Other key finds include a cast iron sink, a vintage cabinet and historical glass negative pictures. Mike also makes a repurposed hall tree out of a salvaged door.

Tuesday
May 5
2am | 1c
Season 1, Episode 5

James House

Robert, Mike and the Black Dog crew salvage the James House, a 5,000 square foot home built in 1893. The team removes a hand-crafted Carrara marble mantle. Other key finds include a cast iron sink, a vintage cabinet and historical glass negative pictures. Mike also makes a repurposed hall tree out of a salvaged door.

Tuesday
Jun 30
12am | 11c
Season 1, Episode 10

Foursquare Church

Mike, Robert, and the Black Dog Salvage crew take on extracting large and fragile stained glass windows at a church in Salisbury, NC. The guys also pick through a local piano store for some interesting finds. Back at the shop, Mike builds a bench using the back of a Chris Craft boat.

Monday
Jul 6
9pm | 8c
Season 1, Episode 4

Bent Mountain Mill

Robert, Mike and the Black Dog crew salvage the Bent Mountain Mill, a grist mill used for grinding wheat and other grains. Key finds include patina doors, mill stones and running gears. Robert buys an exercise machine from the late 1950s. Ted also makes a bar from Egyptian iron and wood.

Monday
Jul 13
6pm | 5c
Season 1, Episode 1

Izard House

Robert, Mike and the Black Dog crew salvage the Izard House, a two-room cabin built in the late 1892. The team removes a box bay window in one piece. Other key finds include a Dixie Oak stove, a stairwell and old poplar wood. Mike also delivers a Victorian doorway to be used in a log cabin.

Monday
Jul 20
11pm | 10c
Season 1, Episode 7

Smith Mountain Lake

Mike, Robert, and the Black Dog crew salvage wood from a cabin at Smith Mountain Lake. From that wood, Mike builds a four-post bed to sell in the shop. Robert and Tay save light fixtures and a bathtub from an old house in Southwestern Virginia. Meanwhile, Mike and Ted travel to New York City to install fire doors previously salvaged from the Washington Mill.

Tuesday
Jul 21
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 1, Episode 8

Salvaging items from the former First Baptist Church into repurposed goods

Mike, Robert, and the Black Dog Salvage crew save parts from the former First Baptist Church in Bluefield, WV. Key finds include accordion doors, a pipe organ, and a balcony. Mike builds a kitchen pantry from an old 1950s-style refrigerator.

Saturday
Aug 15
5pm | 4c
Season 1, Episode 13

Stick Style House

Mike, Robert, and the Black Dog Salvage crew salvage an extremely dirty house in Knoxville, TN. Key finds include some East Lake hardware, mantles, surround tiles, and front porch columns. The team also transforms an old bus front into a bar back and install it in a burger joint in downtown Roanoke, VA.

Monday
Aug 24
7:30pm | 6:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Izard House

Robert, Mike and the Black Dog crew salvage the Izard House, a two-room cabin built in the late 1892. The team removes a box bay window in one piece. Other key finds include a Dixie Oak stove, a stairwell and old poplar wood. Mike also delivers a Victorian doorway to be used in a log cabin.

Monday
Sep 7
8pm | 7c
Season 2, Episode 6

Salvaging Items in Norfolk and Petersburg Into Repurposed Goods.

The Black Dog Salvage crew splits up for the week. Robert and Grayson salvage a spiral staircase in Norfolk, while Mike and the guys pick through a restoration shop in Petersburg. Back at the shop, the crew pays homage to their old red truck by turning it into a bench.

Tuesday
Sep 15
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 7

Smith Mountain Lake

Mike, Robert, and the Black Dog crew salvage wood from a cabin at Smith Mountain Lake. From that wood, Mike builds a four-post bed to sell in the shop. Robert and Tay save light fixtures and a bathtub from an old house in Southwestern Virginia. Meanwhile, Mike and Ted travel to New York City to install fire doors previously salvaged from the Washington Mill.

Sunday
Oct 25
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 2, Episode 8

Salvaging items in Roanoke, VA, Into Repurposed Goods

Mike, Robert, and Ted remove a stock teletrade from a brokerage firm in downtown Roanoke, VA. The whole crew then heads north to Granville, OH, to pick through a two-story barn. At the warehouse, Mike builds a coffee table from a panel door.

Saturday
Oct 1
6pm | 5c
Season 4, Episode 1

Geyser Gulch

The Dawgs salvage the amusement park attraction, Geyser Gulch, at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO. Key items include a water tower, air pressure guns, and a blue slide. While at the shop, Mike builds a custom hostess stand for a local restaurant in Leesville, VA.

Tuesday
Jan 10
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Salvaging a House in Roanoke, VA, into Repurposed Housing Items

The entire Black Dog Salvage crew pitches in to help save parts of a house in Roanoke, VA. Main items include floors, trim, front porch columns, and a large built in cabinet. While salvaging, hosts Mike and Robert also search for buried treasure on the property. Back at the shop, Ted builds a fire pit and fountain from old syrup kettles.

Saturday
Apr 29
2pm | 1c
Season 3, Episode 1

Nelson House

The Black Dog Salvage crew saves pieces of a house in Mt. Jackson, VA. Their main focus is on the clay-fired roof and on the oversized cornice brackets. Back in the woodshop, Mike makes a bench from an old dresser.

Saturday
Apr 29
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Geyser Gulch

The Dawgs salvage the amusement park attraction, Geyser Gulch, at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO. Key items include a water tower, air pressure guns, and a blue slide. While at the shop, Mike builds a custom hostess stand for a local restaurant in Leesville, VA.

Saturday
Apr 29
3pm | 2c
Season 5, Episode 1

Drayton Mill

The Salvage Dawgs travel to the Drayton Mill in Spartanburg, SC. Key items salvaged include a large fan and valves. Mike builds a new desk for his office out of a salvaged airplane wing.

Saturday
Apr 29
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Northeast Farmhouse

Mike, Robert, and the Black Dog Salvage crew save parts of an early 1800s farmhouse and barn in Edison, NJ. Key items include corner plinths, thick floorboards, and an elaborate front entryway.

Saturday
Apr 29
4pm | 3c
Season 3, Episode 2

Old Stagecoach Inn

Hosts Mike & Robert salvage a house previously damaged by a tornado near Abingdon, VA. Key items include floors, doors, and a complete staircase. While at the warehouse, Mike makes a commissioned desk for a child from a balance beam.

Saturday
Apr 29
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Bemis Cotton Mill

Mike, Robert, & the rest of the team salvage the Bemis Cotton Mill in Jackson, TN. Key finds include fire doors, earthenware sinks, factory carts, and a gang sink. At the warehouse, Mike builds a bookshelf using the panels from a door.

Saturday
Apr 29
5pm | 4c
Season 5, Episode 2

Former First National Bank

The Salvage Dawgs take on the former first National Bank in Gastonia, NC. Key items salvaged include elevator parts and chicken wire windows. At the shop, Robert builds a bar out of a boat salvaged from Smith Mountain Lake.

Saturday
Apr 29
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Salvaging items from Columbus, Ohio, into repurposed goods

Mike, Robert, and the Black Dog Salvage guys tackle disassembling a 40 foot Eiffel Tower replica in Columbus, OH. While in Columbus, they meet a fellow salvager and pick through his collection. Grayson also builds a floor lamp with salvaged materials back at the warehouse.

Saturday
Apr 29
6pm | 5c
Season 3, Episode 3

Reel Theatres

Mike, Robert, & the team salvage a movie theater in Sevierville, TN. Key items include analog projectors, movie screens, and neon letters. Mike also builds a commissioned table from a window frame.

Saturday
Apr 29
6:30pm | 5:30c

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