Due to the huge number of calls about the opportunity to start up a Pure Salvage Outpost, we really needed to have a site for everyone to link up a I do not have the time to connect the interested parties in each town one by one. I can not remember where each person is from by the email and it is better that they converse, work out if anyone has money, a place of 10,000 square feet which is barely enough to fit $50,000 worth of stock in, establish how you would ship it there, and the other logistics involved in having a site. Money is essential as you would be going into a business so while I will consign inventory to places, I do not want to just send it up and have it be given away, disappear, or be sold off and nothing be sent back so as to keep gathering more to send, sponsoring Salvage Bootcamps to get more going into those that do get established, and be able to pay for coming up for helping set up, consult on logistics, and such.
Everyone keeps saying they can not find this post so here is the link for this too. https://puresalvageliving.com/want-to-establish-a-pure-salvage-outpost-in-your-town-heres-how-the-easy-way/
Hardware like you have likely rarely seen. Tiny Houses only have a couple of doors so my gigantic collection of hardware will never be used up on houses, so some of it will certainly be sold too.
Hardware can be expensive. Each bowl in the bottom of this display can hold a couple thousand dollars in doorknobs.
Getting the goods up there will cost money for semi trucks to run as they will not be free and not paid for by me. I know, I should not have to say all that, but it seems some think I am going to just send it off to anyone who wants it without some credentials that show it is worth the risk to give the people a chance to create a co-op and know they are not just going through a phase that will end with the abandonment of the materials if they have no vested interest.
Stacks and stacks of doors with glass, mirrors, and in a myriad of woods, from Oak, maple, pines, and more.
Windows, doors, trim, and more could be brought into an old empty building that is doing nothing for the town, then turned into houses, careers for the young, and a path for the elders to become a valuable part of the society again, as they still possess the knowledge it takes to create the world I dream of. We must do this before that wisdom and knowledge is lost.
Some of the stock is of newer windows, but not vinyl. I do have some crappy aluminum and steel casement windows in stock cheap too for outbuildings, garages, and the lesser sort of style structures you may want to build.
Stacks of Oak crown, up to 7″ across, 15′ long, and then scads of Oak trim, baseboards, and more. It is not one of my favorite woods so I have lots in stock as I have used so little.
Lumber, mostly Long Leaf Pine, stacked up from being sliced and diced in the days when I had a sawmill.
This is a wainscot, 3/4″ thick and very unusual. Still under original varnish. Very rare and in good shape.. Enough for 45′ or more of wall.
Stacks and stacks of lumber, from 1×4 to 1 x 12, flooring, siding, decking, trim, staircases, and much more.
60+ matched doors with Schlage hardware on them in perfect condition. $75-$100 each.
Over 60 4 panel doors with Schlage hardware on them, hinges, and ready to go, wash down and even use the paint that is on them… $75-$100 each. Hardware along cost nearly that per door.
That said, here is a forum for people in different areas to get together and I will keep checking in to see what is going on, what questions I can answer in bulk as opposed to repeating myself 90 times a week on the same questions. Please join together and feel free to tell new people coming on board what you have found out in your area that is an obstacle, economic development money available or ways to get it from the cities to help, and I will be glad to also tell of all the ways to get more salvage from local opportunities.
If you have not watched the How to become a Salvage Miner DVD set, please do as it is essential that you get an idea of what all is possible, issues to look for, and more. I am not expecting to educate each person from the kindergarden level through high school in the world of salvage and many seem to have no clue or idea what is involved to begin with so do your homework and lets get an educated discussion going on.
Thank you for your interest and I hope this turns into a great opportunity for many. I am sorry if some thought it is a freebee without effort way to get the materials for your tiny house without any work or effort. Trust me, there will be work, much time invested, and much to learn, but if you do it, you may have a career that will last the rest of your life, enable you to house your loved ones, and create opportunities for those you care about as well.
That said, look at the photoblogs, watch the Youtube channel to understand the philosophy of the Pure Salvage Living Renaissance, and lets get something going that everyone in the country can benefit from, and not with me alone paying, teaching, and taking the hits when people flake out because it is hard work.
Inviting in a sexy kind of way, the room they recorded in is much smaller than Heaven which is only 11′ x 21′. Their all packed into a space 2’6″ narrower even, though likely near as long.
Admittedly, we provide much more space and our acoustics would be dynamite.
I wonder if we could get them to record in a Tiny Texas House????
Let’s all ask!
Tin ceiling used for back splash is a good example of ways to use this stuff.
If you are not a Puresalvageliving.com member for only $5 per month, then you are not proving to me you have any passion or want to support what we are doing. This takes my time to create the page, monitor, and it will be a great risk for me to back each of these PSO’s. If you can not support us with that small of a donation per month, do not think I am sending you inventory for creating a PSO. That would make me a fool and that I am not.
Questions? Do the homework and lets get to answering them.