Rummaging and Renovation
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.
19 June at 15:20
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 at 15:20
Mike Whiteside, Robert Kulp and the Black Dog crew extract large and fragile stained glass windows from a church in Salisbury, North Carolina.
19 June at 15:45
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 at 15:45
Salvage Dawgs save parts of a farmhouse in South Boston, Virginia. Key items include chairs, milk-painted panelling, and an arched window. Mike and Robert get to pick through some of the owner's personal collections.
Bemis Cotton Mill
20 June at 9:10
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 at 9:10
The Dawgs salvage the Bemis Cotton Mill in Jackson, Tennessee. Mike builds a bookshelf using the panels from a door at the warehouse.
Old Robeson Country Jail
20 June at 9:40
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 at 9:40
The Dawgs salvage a 1950s jail in Lumberton, North Carolina. Mike and Tay build a bar from a bowling alley floor at the shop.
Post-War Colonial Revival Home
20 June at 15:20
Tuesday, 19 June 2018 at 15:20
Mike Whiteside, Robert Kulp and the Black Dog crew salvage a house from the 1940s in Washington, DC. Mike also builds a bar and cabinet from an old piano.
Series 8 EPISODES (13)
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 and a skylight before heading back to the shop to work on a beam console.
2 Former Dixie Furniture Plant
The team travels to a vacant furniture plant in Lexington, North Carolina, where they work in near-darkness salvaging conveyor belts, fire doors, veneer molds, factory carts and industrial lights.
3 Pinehurst Steam Plant
The Dawgs go to Pinehurst, North Carolina, to salvage an old transom, cool valves and more from an old steam plant that used to run the town.
4 Return to Delaware
The Dawgs face cold winter weather as they attempt to salvage as much as possible from an old church in Laurel, Delaware. The team members work together to remove large stained glass and get it back to the store with minimal damage.
The Dawgs head to Henderson, North Carolina, to salvage doors, archways, columns and a fire escape from an old home that used to house young female teachers.
6 Peanut Silo Salvage
The Salvage Dawgs hesitantly take 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.
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 including a fur fumigator door, a steam press and soapstone sink.
8 Cosby Brothers Mill
The crew heads to Cosby Brothers Mill in Grottoes, Virginia, where they hope to salvage old parts if they can get them down from the third storey. Then, Mike and Robert go up the road to see what they can do with an old, repurposed barn.
9 Navy SEAL Boat
The Salvage Dawgs travel to a shipyard in Norfolk, Virginia, to salvage a boat once used for Navy SEAL insertions. They salvage some key items, but their energy and patience is tested once they realise the boat won't fit on the trailer.
10 Parkville Farmhouse
The team heads to Parkville, Maryland, to salvage a classic farmhouse. They remove steel from the outside and radiators, banisters and wainscoting from the inside. Afterward, Mike rewards the Dawgs with indoor skydiving!
11 C&O Railway
The team travels to Clifton Forge, Virginia, to conquer C&O Railway's steam engine repair plant. Using force and a lot of tools, they work to save unique pieces like railway bases and corrugated glass.
12 Splitting Up Jobs
Robert sends Tay and Grayson to salvage on their own in Salem, Virginia, while Mike and Ted travel to Norfolk, Virginia, to pick up a special nautical structure for a client. The Dawgs come together in the end to finish the salvage.
13 Lerner House
The crew travels to Orange, Virginia, to salvage archways, columns and windows from a 1930s brick mansion. Then, Mike and Robert return General George C. Marshall's door to the Virginia Military Institute.