– Foppiano Wine Tank Staves Almost Gone!

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Foppiano Wine Tanks The end of an ERA – these are the last of the Foppiano Vineyards old growth redwood wine tanks. In 1896 Giovanni Foppiano bought the Riverside Farm just south of Healdsburg and began Foppiano Vineyards At this time, some of these tanks were already in existence see: http://foppiano.com/history/our-120-year-history/ All of the clear old… Read more »

– Costa Rican Parota ~ SOLD OUT

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All the way from Costa Rica, kiln dried and surfaced Parota slabs! Parota, the national tree of costa rica, is a fast growing flowering tree in the pea family. Also known as Guanacaste or Elephant ear tree, Parota is highly sustainable in the fact that it grows so rapidly, with trunks reaching over a 9′ diameter… Read more »

Nu-Forest Fir Sale!

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Sustainably harvested Douglas Fir from Nu Forest out in Healdsburg. Varying shapes and sizes, come on in to take a look! Now sorted into 1″x and 2″x piles, with banded piles being HEAVILY discounted. Boneyard Sale! leftovers from a sawmill 50¢ a board foot. 1×2,4,6,12’s to 2×2,4,6 etc – make offer on banded bundles! First… Read more »

We want your corrugated metal!

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Heritage Salvage needs your Rusty corrugated metal!   We buy used corrugated; whether we come and get it or you bring it to us.   Please contact us with photos, dimensions, quantity, location and any history you have on your tin. The rustier the better!   We can be reached at office@heritagesalvage.com or (707) 762… Read more »

Roadblog 6 – Monterey VA to Charlotte NC

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I left Monterey headed to Charlotte but took a two laner called Highway 220 i stopped to check out these waterfalls and ended up chatting with a gent who lives there whose great Grandmother owned the Land Grant Rancho Cabeza de Santa Rosa shortly thereafter, i passed through Warm Springs and rolled by an immaculate golf… Read more »

Roadblog 5 – West Virginia

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Through West Virginia and the backroads it seems you can still feel all the guns and soldiers and battles of the Civil War. Beneath the Tranquility of my hike through Cheat Summit lays the spent lead and powder burns of many battles!  The Names of Robert E Lee, Col Albert Rust and many more echo… Read more »

Roadblog 5 – Upper Sandusky

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There always seems to be a grand Presbyterian Church in these small Ohio Towns. There are many more churches than bars around here! (the opposite of Petaluma) in a town of 6500 there are 20 churches methinks! This is an amazing 1880 rendition!    We keep a warehouse in Upper Sandusky and the always ready Brad… Read more »

Roadblog4 – Bucyrus Ohio

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After running in to John Dillinger in Hammond Ohio it is fitting i bump in to Al Capone The Speakeasy in Bucyrus, Ohio is the underground location where famous Mob Boss Al Capone and his cronies were known to hangout while in town. The hotel was built in 1916 and was named the Highway Hotel. During… Read more »

Roadblog 3

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As you may know the Bugster and Heritage Salvage have had an amazing relationship with Lagunitas Brewing Company and it continues to this day, 20 years later! After Hammond Indiana i returned to Lagunitas Chicago to grab some swag for my peeps and Dr Cerveza, Ron Lindenbush said the gang would throw in a few… Read more »

Day 2

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Woke up in Hammond Indiana but first a couple of observations on SFO to ORD. Virgin America left late, then we waited on the tarmac at O’hare in Chicago for over 1/2 an hour but most importantly here, do not rent a car from Thrifty at O’hare – they advertise that they are in the… Read more »

Reclamation Road Radio Podcast Episode 16 – Greg Sabourin

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Bug interviews Greg Sabourin exec director of PSCC, the Petaluma Small Craft Center. “Our first goal is to build “The Floathouse” Small Craft Rental Center, a dock-based public facility in the turning basin in Petaluma, California. Our ultimate goal is to build a public waterfront Community Boathouse to increase access to the water, which will act as… Read more »

Reclamation Road Radio Podcast Episode 11 – Paige Green

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Bug talks story with Paige Green, Passion, People and Photographs; Photogra(fighters) challenge for Valley Fire victims and on being Arann Harris’ wife on Reclamation Road Radio. Live every Tuesday at 5:20 PM on KSRO 1350 AM and 103.5 FM the Drive with Jaxon. Right click to download this podcast as an audio file.  

NEW ARRIVALS – Haystack Landing Turnstile old growth Redwood SOLD OUT!

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Old Growth Redwood from the Haystack Landing Railroad Swing Bridge here in town. Mixed widths and lengths of 1” material, beautiful tight grain. Lots of 2″x4″ as well. Manufactured in 1903 by the Pennslyvania Steel Co. of Steelton, Pennsylvania. Brought cross country and installed one year later. It operated using only a 5 horsepower electric motor… Read more »

NEW ARRIVALS – Old Growth Rough Sawn Fir Joists and Beams from an Ice house in Spreckels California – SOLD OUT!

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The Spreckels Sugar Company “Factory #1” was the world’s largest sugar beet refinery when it opened in 1899 and one of the largest structures in California. The 3″x13″x20′ Joists are great for making exposed shelving, mantels, table tops and rustic bar tops. The 6″x13″x20-30′ beams can be used as exposed beams, mantels, and any other architectural… Read more »

NEW ARRIVALS – Hawaii Load

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Live edge "chocolate heart" acacia slab.

Bug made another trip to Hawaii! Here’s a small sampling of what he’s brought us back this past trip. If you have a specific species you’re looking for please call us for availability. (707) 762-6277           Chocolate Heart Acacia   Mango   Mango Rainbow Eucalyptus   Melaluca         Kamani… Read more »

Shaping reclaimed wine tanks with Bob “Ole” Olsen

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Bug from Heritage Salvage follows some Foppiano Vineyards Wine Tank Staves to Hawaii and discovers Iconic surfboard shaper Bob “Ole” Olsen building beautiful Redwood Surfboards for collectors. My goddaughter Kelly Robinson interviews and David Gott Glasses the board and some fun outtakes with Mala owner Mark Ellman and Kelly’s mom Blue all wrapped up with… Read more »