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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 mantel. 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 12
2:30am | 1:30c
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 a 1950s refrigerator.

Monday
Jul 20
8pm | 7c
Season 1, Episode 3

Robert E. Lee Hotel

Robert, Mike and the Black Dog crew salvage the Robert E.Lee Hotel, a six-story luxury hotel built in 1926 in Lexington, Va. Key finds include a peg leg sink, French doors and pelican urinals. Mike and his daughter build a coffee table out of a salvaged panel and wood from the Izard House. The crew also picks through a junkyard in hopes of finding salvaged goods.

Monday
Aug 10
9pm | 8c
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 mantel. 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.

Monday
Aug 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.

Monday
Aug 17
10:30pm | 9:30c
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, VA, while Mike and the guys pick through a restoration shop in Petersburg, VA. Back at the shop, the crew pays homage to their old red truck by turning it into a bench.

Tuesday
Sep 22
2:30am | 1:30c
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, VA, while Mike and the guys pick through a restoration shop in Petersburg, VA. Back at the shop, the crew pays homage to their old red truck by turning it into a bench.

Saturday
Aug 27
6:30pm | 5:30c
Season 2, Episode 12

Salvaging Items in Boardman, OH, Into Repurposed Goods

The Black Dog Salvage crew tackles removing a two-story terracotta theater facade in Boardman, OH. Back at the shop, Mike builds a bed frame from horse jump poles. The crew also brings in an expert to learn about a printing press they picked up in Petersburg, VA.

Tuesday
Jan 10
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 4, Episode 7

Return to Geyser Gulch

The Dawgs return to Geyser Gulch at Silver Dollar City in Branson, MO. Key items this time include a birdhouse, oversized frying pans and water guns. Back at the warehouse, Mike builds a garden arbor out of two doors.

Tuesday
Feb 7
7pm | 6c
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.

Tuesday
Feb 7
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

Salvaging Items From an Apple Orchard Into Repurposed Goods

The Black Dog Salvage crew heads into the mountains to salvage different structures of an old apple orchard. Key finds include roof tin, apple picking ladders and apple crates. Robert also helps Ted build a commissioned iron gate.

Wednesday
Apr 18
11am | 10c
Season 6, Episode 4

Pickle Mansion

The Salvage Dawgs head to Knoxville, Tennessee, in hopes of salvaging the crumbling Pickle Mansion. The main items of interest are a copper frieze and columns. Mike discovers a fuel drop tank and he and Tay build a dresser kitchen island.

Thursday
May 17
8am | 7c
Season 5, Episode 3

Covington Church

The Salvage Dawgs work on Covington church and find tambour doors, stairs and a jukebox. Mike and Tay build a locker bench, then the crew finds a propane spotlight.

Thursday
Jun 21
10am | 9c
Season 7, Episode 1

Trinity Lutheran Church

Saturday
Aug 11
2pm | 1c
Season 7, Episode 2

Esther Ludwig Mansion

Saturday
Aug 11
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 7, Episode 3

Virginia Victorian Home

The Salvage Dawgs travel to Hot Springs, VA, to salvage mantles, cabinets, sinks and a round window from a late Victorian-style home. Grayson works on her negotiating and picking skills, Tay finishes up his remodel and Mike helps him put together a design for a cool beam to go above his bar.

Saturday
Aug 11
3pm | 2c
Season 7, Episode 4

Wayne Lanes Bowling Alley

The Salvage Dawgs go to Wayne Lanes in Waynesboro, VA, to salvage bowling balls, bowling pins, bowling shoes and whatever else they can find in the alley. Robert is determined to redeem himself from last season's bowling fiasco, while Grayson finds some cool items including a bowling ball for Robert's girls.

Saturday
Aug 11
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 8, Episode 1

Former United Methodist Church

The Salvage Dawgs head to Laurel, Delaware, to salvage what they can from a former Methodist church that fell victim to water damage. The team removes pews, a bronze bell and a 'greenhouse' skylight before heading back to the shop to work on a beam console.

Saturday
Aug 11
4pm | 3c
Season 8, Episode 2

Former Dixie Furniture Plant

Mike starts the day sharing his most recent find with the team -- an antique cash register -- before beginning work on a handle cart coffee table with Tay and Patrick. Later, the team travels to a vacant furniture plant in Lexington, NC, where they work in near-darkness salvaging conveyor belts, fire doors, veneer molds, factory carts and industrial lights.

Saturday
Aug 11
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 8, Episode 3

Pinehurst Steam Plant

The Dawgs head to Pinehurst, NC, to salvage an old steam plant that used to run the town. After working together to remove an old transom, Grayson and Robert remove some cool valves while Mike discovers some additional salvage in a shed near the building. Back at the shop, Grayson helps build a bar and Robert brings in an unusual find that usually doesn't mesh well with the Dawgs.

Saturday
Aug 11
5pm | 4c
Season 8, Episode 4

Return to Delaware

The team faces cold winter weather as they attempt to quickly salvage as much as possible from an old church in Laurel, DE. Robert, Mike and Tay work together to remove large stained glass and figure out a way to get it back to the store with minimal damage. Grayson and Grace test their skills at successfully salvage ceiling tiles and doors. Later, Mike has his eye on a trolley and Tay has a great idea for a build that's shaping up to look like an outhouse.

Saturday
Aug 11
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 6, Episode 1

St. Michael's Catholic School

The Salvage Dawgs team head to the St. Michael's Catholic School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where they brave high-wire heights in order to save elements of the past. The team also builds a ladder console and discovers a vintage army record player.

Saturday
Aug 18
2pm | 1c
Season 6, Episode 2

Greek Revival Farmhouse

The Salvage Dawgs preserve a Greek Rival farm house in Bentleyville, Pennsylvania. Main salvage items include mantles, tiles and a full-sized chicken coop. Mike and Tay build a freight cart couch in the Black Dog shop and Robert gets excited about a corn sheller.

Saturday
Aug 18
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 6, Episode 3

Vaughan Furniture Company

The Salvage Dawgs head to the Vaughan Furniture Company in Galax, Virginia. Mike and Ted struggle to salvage a heavy furniture press while Robert is slowed down by explosion-proof lights. Mike and Grayson build a chair with pieces from an old suitcase and Robert discovers a vintage TV and radio.

Saturday
Aug 18
3pm | 2c
Season 6, Episode 4

Pickle Mansion

The Salvage Dawgs head to Knoxville, Tennessee, in hopes of salvaging the crumbling Pickle Mansion. The main items of interest are a copper frieze and columns. Mike discovers a fuel drop tank and he and Tay build a dresser kitchen island.

Saturday
Aug 18
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 8, Episode 5

Teacherage

The Salvage Dawgs head to Henderson, NC, to salvage parts from an old home that used to house young female teachers. Tay and Robert begin removing the attic ladder and door while Grayson and Ted tackle the interior doors. After removing the door, archway and columns from the front entrance, the team begins removing the home's fire escape. Back at the shop, Mike and Tay begin a custom hall tree using doors from a previous salvage.

Saturday
Aug 18
4pm | 3c

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