Antique Wood Burning StovesCooking with antique stoves is a great hobby because it involves many different tasks such as buying a stove, restoring it, maintaining it, chopping wood, and of course cooking food with it.

Popular Antique Stoves

Franklin The early Franklin stoves were small is size. They were built between the 1820’s and 1830’s. Many of them incorporated solid brass finials, along with an intricate grate and legs.

1856 Laurel Laurel stoves were built between 1820 and 1870. They are an excellent example of a luxurious top of the line antique stove. These are absolutely remarkable and unique stoves.

1857 Viola The Viola was built between 1820 and 1870 by the Wrathbone Company located in Albany, NY. They are by far the most beautifully decorated of the early stoves. They were wonderfully ornate, embellished with cartouches, swags and a variety of several other intricate designs.

Recommended Books

  • Old Stoves are Hot!: A history of antique cooking stoves by Skip Lau (Author)