Dating my antique pot bellied stove

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Separating seams on cast iron stoves can usually be quickly mended with ready to had furnace cement.Just check out your local outlets that sell wood stoves.Your genuine antique to be had, may require nothing more than a simple coat of stove blacking paint or some panes of mica to replace the windows.Or in the case of newer models you may have to hunt out a replacement gasket to keep the firebox airtight.

She writes travel and budgeting tips and destination guides for USA Today, Travelocity and For Rent, among others.She enjoys exploring foreign locales and hiking off the beaten path stateside, snapping pics of wildlife and nature instead of selfies.More than one home owner has decided to restore a “real” American made potbellied stove back to service.Adding an antique or vintage stove to a contemporary or period kitchen can transform the busiest room in your home into a working museum.Whether it’s a mammoth, Victorian, cast-iron range crowned with an ornamental splash back or a more modest, boxy, 21-inch O’Keefe & Merritt apartment stove from the 1940s, an antique or vintage stove makes a powerful design statement.

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