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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 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.

Wednesday
Dec 26
11:30am | 10:30c
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.

Wednesday
Dec 26
12pm | 11c
Season 8, Episode 6

Peanut Silo Salvage

The Salvage Dawgs score some doors from the Virginia Military Institute before hesitantly taking on a Peanut Silo Salvage in Skippers, Virginia. After a rather precarious roof removal, they devise a different plan to dismantle the silos while keeping them intact. Once back at the shop, they tackle a table and use a grinding wheel as their design inspiration.

Wednesday
Dec 26
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 8, Episode 7

Peacock Salem Cleaners

The Dawgs stay close to home to salvage the old Salem Peacock Cleaners in Salem, Virginia. Over 100 years old, the building is filled with antique laundromat parts that the crew carefully removes, including a fur fumigator door, steam press and soapstone sink. With a full truck, the team loads up and heads back to Roanoke so Tay and Grayson can begin making a ladder wine rack.

Wednesday
Dec 26
1pm | 12c
Season 8, Episode 8

Cosby Brothers Mill

Mike and Robert give Tay a history lesson with an old dentistry x-ray machine before the team loads up for a project in Grottoes, VA. They start at Cosby Brothers Mill where they hope to salvage some old mill parts if they can figure out a way to safely get them from the third story. Mike and Robert then travel up the road to see what can be done with an old repurposed barn. Tay and Mike start a kitchen desk build back at the shop with some old salvage materials.

Wednesday
Dec 26
1:30pm | 12:30c
Season 7, Episode 1

Trinity Lutheran Church

Wednesday
Dec 26
2pm | 1c
Season 7, Episode 2

Esther Ludwig Mansion

Wednesday
Dec 26
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.

Wednesday
Dec 26
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.

Wednesday
Dec 26
3:30pm | 2:30c
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.

Wednesday
Dec 26
4pm | 3c
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.

Wednesday
Dec 26
4:30pm | 3:30c
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.

Wednesday
Dec 26
5pm | 4c
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.

Wednesday
Dec 26
5:30pm | 4:30c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 23
6am | 5c
Season 2, Episode 7

Salvaging Items from a Foursquare Farmhouse in Roanoke, VA

The Black Dog Salvage crew take on a foursquare farmhouse in Roanoke, VA. Key items include colonnades, pocket doors and a large front door. Back at the shop, Mike works on building a tailgater grill unit for a customer.

Wednesday
Jan 23
6:30am | 5:30c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 23
7am | 6c
Season 2, Episode 9

Salvaging Items From an Old Navy Ship in Norfolk, VA, Into Repurposed Goods

Mike, Robert and the Black Dog Salvage crew salvage parts off a former navy ship, the USS Zuni/USCG Tamaroa. Key finds include an officer's table, portholes and wooden ship frames. At the warehouse, Mike builds a table from an airplane wing.

Wednesday
Jan 23
7:30am | 6:30c
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
Jan 23
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 11

Salvaging Items From a Train Caboose Into Repurposed Goods

Mike and Robert salvage conductor chairs from a train caboose. The whole crew then picks through the Old Cold Storage warehouse in Arrington, VA. Back at the shop, Mike and Tay work together to build a large iron table.

Wednesday
Jan 23
8:30am | 7:30c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 30
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 13

Salvaging Items From a High School Into Purposed Goods

Mike, Robert and the Black Dog Salvage crew save parts from a 1917 high school up in Youngwood, PA. Key finds include lockers, chalkboards, sinks and a Gothic window transom. In the warehouse, Mike builds a unique coffee table from horse tack previously salvaged from the Homestead Stables.

Wednesday
Jan 30
9:30am | 8:30c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 30
10am | 9c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 30
10:30am | 9:30c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 30
11am | 10c
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.

Wednesday
Jan 30
11:30am | 10:30c
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. Back at the shop, Mike builds a custom hostess stand for a local restaurant in Leesville, VA.

Wednesday
Jan 30
12pm | 11c

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