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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 2

Washington Mill

Mike, Robert and the Black Dog crew salvage the Washington Mill, an old cotton mill from the late 1800s. Key finds include wooden louvers, open wire baskets and an old barber chair. Mike and Ted also make a couch from an old bathtub.

Friday
Mar 15
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Friday
Mar 15
12pm | 11c
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.

Friday
Mar 15
12:30pm | 11:30c
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.

Friday
Mar 15
1pm | 12c
Season 1, Episode 6

Ghent Row

Mike, Robert, and the Black Dog Salvage crew tackle an entire city block of Victorian houses in Norfolk, VA. One of the buildings is The Painted Lady, an old tearoom originally built in 1892 and renovated in 1997. Key items include mantels, a cupola, a large wooden bar and a glass rack. Back at the warehouse, Mike builds a bathroom sink from a US Navy chest.

Friday
Mar 15
1:30pm | 12:30c
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.

Friday
Mar 15
2pm | 1c
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.

Friday
Mar 15
2:30pm | 1:30c
Season 1, Episode 9

Homestead Stables

Mike, Robert, and the Black Dog crew tackle the Homestead Stables and carriage house in Hot Springs, VA. Key finds include stable doors, a carriage, trusses and a hand-operated carriage elevator. Courtney assists with completing a bench that Mike made from an old headboard.

Friday
Mar 15
3pm | 2c
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. Back at the shop, Mike builds a custom hostess stand for a local restaurant in Leesville, VA.

Friday
Mar 15
3:30pm | 2:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Bemis Cotton Mill

Mike, Robert and 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.

Friday
Mar 15
4pm | 3c
Season 4, Episode 3

Old Robeson County Jail

Mike, Robert and the Dawgs salvage a 1950s jail in Lumberton, NC. Key items include a holding cell, sinks and slate countertops. At the shop, Mike and Tay build a bar from bowling alley flooring.

Friday
Mar 15
4:30pm | 3:30c
Season 4, Episode 4

Clapp Farm Windmill

Mike, Robert and the rest of the team salvage an Aeromotor windmill in Liberty, NC. They also pick through various barns on the property. Back in the wood shop, Mike uses salvaged barnwood and iron to build a floor lamp.

Friday
Mar 15
5pm | 4c
Season 4, Episode 5

Elks National Home

The Dawgs head to the Elks National Home in Bedford, VA, to salvage parts of the old lodge. Key items include doors, theater seats and subway tile. Back in the wood shop, Mike builds a swing from a salvaged apple crate and upholsters cushions from old postal bags.

Friday
Mar 15
5:30pm | 4:30c
Season 3, Episode 5

Bowman House

Mike, Robert, and the Black Dog crew salvage an early 1800s farmhouse in Mt. Jackson, VA. Key items include pocket doors, a primitive armoire and heart pine flooring. Grayson brings a new idea to Mike to make a bench from three chairs.

Monday
Apr 1
6am | 5c
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Monday
Apr 1
6:30am | 5:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Byrd Log Cabin

The Salvage Dawgs team returns to a previously salvaged house to save its original log structure. Mike and Tay learn how the wood is milled for a custom building project, and Mike uses that same wood to build an end table for the property owner.

Monday
Apr 1
7am | 6c
Season 3, Episode 8

Meek Farmhouse

Mike and Robert remove a two-piece staircase from a farmhouse in Marion, VA. The guys also pick through a train yard. Back at the shop, Mike builds a bar from panel doors as a surprise for a customer's husband.

Monday
Apr 1
7:30am | 6:30c
Season 3, Episode 9

Hylton Victorian

The Black Dog Salvage team saves parts of an old Victorian-style farmhouse in Laurel Forks, VA. Mike and Robert learn how to hand-throw bricks at the Old Virginia Brick Company, and Tay transforms a busted up VW bus into a flatbed truck.

Monday
Apr 1
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 10

Roanoke College

The Black Dog Salvage team saves architectural elements at Roanoke College in Salem, VA. Key items include railings, brick pavers, Gothic lighting and a safe from the 1940s. Back at the warehouse, Mike and Courtney repurpose a mantel into a hanging wall piece.

Monday
Apr 1
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 1

Nelson House

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

Friday
Apr 12
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 2

Old Stagecoach Inn

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

Friday
Apr 12
9:30am | 8:30c
Season 3, Episode 3

Reel Theatres

Mike, Robert and 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.

Friday
Apr 12
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 4

St. Mary's Rectory

The Black Dog crew salvages St. Mary's Church in Chillicothe, OH. Key items include cast-iron mantels, a large built-in cabinet and a stained-glass front doorway. At the shop, Tay and his dad make a truck from a Volkswagen bus.

Friday
Apr 12
10:30am | 9:30c
Season 3, Episode 5

Bowman House

Mike, Robert, and the Black Dog crew salvage an early 1800s farmhouse in Mt. Jackson, VA. Key items include pocket doors, a primitive armoire and heart pine flooring. Grayson brings a new idea to Mike to make a bench from three chairs.

Friday
Apr 12
11am | 10c
Season 3, Episode 6

Nehi Bottling Plant

Mike and the team salvage large industrial doors from the old Nehi Bottling Plant in Covington, VA. Back at the shop, Robert and Tay work on a gate made from a bicycle. The guys also pick through a collection brought in by a local vendor.

Friday
Apr 12
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 7

Byrd Log Cabin

The Salvage Dawgs team returns to a previously salvaged house to save its original log structure. Mike and Tay learn how the wood is milled for a custom building project, and Mike uses that same wood to build an end table for the property owner.

Friday
Apr 12
12pm | 11c

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