Not every entrepreneur is motivated by money. Meet Brad Kittel, founder of Pure Salvage Living and Tiny Texas Homes. He's made his past, present and future fortunes out of junk — trash, salvage, landfill, roadside finds. He turns the materials into homes that are small, beautiful, sustainable, organic and toxin-free — marvels of efficiency and timeless works of art and craftsmanship — built of up to 95% salvage. Along the way he teaches others how to start building a home — or a salvage business — of their own.
I'm a filmmaker whose most recent accomplishment in the field is a 70-plus series of videos that profiles pioneers, colorful characters, resort owners and outfitters past and present on Minnesota's Gunflint Trail, produced for the Chik-Wauk Nature M/filmmakers
Home grown and known worldwide as a master craftsman, Tyler Hatzikian has spent a life focused on th...