Dating my antique pot bellied stove

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.

Cast iron stoves in particular can be extremely heavy so use care when attempting to move them.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.Stoves have been used in America for heating since the eighteenth century and for cooking since the nineteenth century.Cast iron stoves were produced by about 1728 and six-plate or close stoves were made by about the 1740s.

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