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Some Great pics and articles on Distant Past Tiny House Booms

Here are a couple of great articles that show how tiny houses were instrumental in rebuilding both San Francisco and Chicago after their fires. These forms of houses are what later made Sears and Roebuck as well as Montgomery Wards common household names because they literally sold whole houses in kit form all over the ...

February 26, 2015   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off

Members Only…. Free Wild West Log Cabin Salvage Bootcamp

We have decided to give a bonus to the members of the Pure Salvage Living Renaissance website. Free to all members, a chance to come, learn, participate in taking a house down at hyperspeed, and seeing all the parts and pieces that can be saved to build tiny houses with, or what ever one wants ...

February 24, 2015   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off

Shiner Salvage Mine, Day 3 Floors fly up and out the window

Jerry and I got there a bit late, nearly 2 in the afternoon so you might be surprised to see that we took up over 750 sq. ft. of Long Leaf Pine flooring and 450 linear feet of 12-16′ Long Leaf Pine 2×6 in about three hours with our special flooring tools. Look at the ...

February 19, 2015   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off

The Shiner Salvage Mine is turning up some great stuff and fast

Check out the shots of the 2nd day, well actually a half day with 3 guys for several hours and then myself and Michelle kicking in for a few hours more. At this rate it will be down in a few days of work, then the denailing and packing after that. See the surprise under ...

February 18, 2015   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off

White Swan Night shots

Here are a few pictures to show off the stained glass in White Swan. She was lit up for some guests recently so we took a couple pictures to let you see what will be someones nightly view one day soon....

February 13, 2015   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off

The biggest structure collapses politely, safely, and quickly

Here is a pole barn that was in New Berlin with some corrugated that we did not put a great deal of value in saving it for reuse on a roof. The winds will rip it off as the tin will tear around the nails, thus the reason we do not seek out new tin ...

February 13, 2015   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off

Flash: Wild West Bootcamp at the Weatherford Log Cabin, Texas

Holy Cow, its a Tiny Texas & Pure Salvage Living Wild West Bootcamp in Weatherford, Texas. For those that don’t know, that is just west of Ft. Worth area, a darn good run from here at Salvage, Texas. We are willing to take the trip for this rare Texas beasty, as it is new by ...

February 12, 2015   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off

Imagine You had to make a decision on a loft access

Here is the present view of Heaven and some of the options being considered for the access to the top this time, along with what is in place repositioned. Now here are a couple of newer versions of the ladder stair access that we have done on this and other styles of houses. Big Brother ...

February 5, 2015   |   Learn more »   |  Comments Off