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Forum: General Cast Iron 08-12-2019, 04:43 PM
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Posted By SpurgeonH
Forum: General Cast Iron 08-12-2019, 01:40 PM
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Posted By SpurgeonH
ID Help for This Wafer Iron

I assume itís a wafer iron. Maybe an iron to make cookies?

It has a 2 on one paddle and maybe a company logo on the other.

Very interesting piece.

https://imgur.com/a/tRZMLEm
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 03-01-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: My First Gatemarked Antique is Cracked and Needs Cleaning.

Depending on how badly itís cracked, it might still be good for making cornbread!


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Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 02-25-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,253
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: My First Gatemarked Antique is Cracked and Needs Cleaning.

Heather, I agree with using vinegar on the rust, but if you want to season it to give it a darker look (and if it fit in your oven, I think you would be okay to heat it in the oven. However, I would...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 01-09-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Painted?

Sweet! Thatís a beauty!
Forum: Show & Tell 01-07-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 838
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Sprue Mark and Riveted Handle

Steve, I canít help much, but I would assume 1800ís. Great find!
Forum: New Collector's Corner 01-07-2019, 09:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,579
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Painted?

Brian, Iíve purchased a couple of three-legged bean pots that were painted. I was disappointed both times. In both cases, the surface was heavily pitted. I think the painted them to hide the...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 01-07-2019, 09:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 897
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Help on a Pot I Recently Got

Iíve never heard of that one, but I found some interesting history.

http://stovehistory.blogspot.com/2018/01/north-harrison-chase-later-sharpe.html?m=1
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-24-2018, 06:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,503
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Vollrath Smooth Bottom

I saw a #3 the other day. I guess I should have bought it. It was $4.
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-24-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,183
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: H in Diamond - Who Made This?

I donít know, but I have a piece with that same diamond H on the bottom. It used to be enamels on the inside, but thereís not much of it left.

https://imgur.com/a/7QUok
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-24-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,077
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Collecting Vs Using

I promised my wife, ďI wanted buy anything Iím not going to use.Ē So ... I use them all at least once. I figure that l way Iím technically fulfilling my promise. Ha!

I also hang a bunch of them on...
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-24-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: ID Help - Three-legged Scotch Bowl

I was up that way again today, so I stopped by again, on the way home, to get some pictures of the actual piece.


https://imgur.com/a/uWcKUZu
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-24-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,333
Posted By SpurgeonH
ID Help - Three-legged Scotch Bowl

I saw this bowl yesterday, not sure if it would be called a scotch bowl. The font of the #7 looks like an Erie (1st or second edition, canít remember which) but the number is raised. So Iím guessing...
Forum: Cast Iron Cleaning and Seasoning 10-19-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,025
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Kettle Help

Please heed Dougís advice about not raising the temperature too high. I found an enameled kettle one time. On the one I found, the only enamel left was a two inch band around the top. I usually...
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-18-2018, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,232
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: What is this? Need help identifying

It would be great for making a sauce, too. I made Honey-Sriracha Glazed Chicken w/ Roasted Root Veggies a couple of nights ago. The recipe called for making a sauce and pouring 1/3 of it over the...
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-18-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,215
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: N Waterman Gem Pans

I recently found these two Waterman #8s. Note the support bar at the top and bottom of the one on the left. It is also slightly biggger with thinner walls on the cups. Not sure whether one is a...
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-18-2018, 12:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,373
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Unknown #15

I think some folks price cast iron by the pound.
Forum: Show & Tell 10-17-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,060
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Lodge Arc 8 with Raised Number Handle

Thatís a beauty!! Love arc logo Lodges!
Forum: New Collector's Corner 10-17-2018, 07:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,665
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Newer Collector, Need Help with ID

Gary, sorry, I donít know who made it, but is great looking skillet. It will be a great daily user!
Forum: General Cast Iron 10-17-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,373
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Unknown #15

I found the same skillet today. Had to pay $25 for it. And, I found it ďin the SouthĒ, specifically, Valley, Alabama.

https://imgur.com/a/oDq4icG

Iím looking forward to making pizza in this bad...
Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 12-22-2017, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,040
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Aebleskivers

I just use a spoon and put a little on the top after filling the cups.
Forum: New Collector's Corner 12-22-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,648
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Is Cast Iron Difficult to Find in Your Area?

Iím in Marietta, GA and my Sales territory covers the west side of the state from Columbus to Chattanooga. Lots of cast iron in antique stores. Donít usually find any in thrift stores. Most of what I...
Forum: Cooking In Cast Iron 12-20-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,355
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Pecan Pie in CBS?

I was searching for a pecan pie recipe on time and came across this one (they use a cornbread skillet like you are doing). I saved it, but havenít had a chance to try it.
...
Forum: General Cast Iron 12-19-2017, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,638
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Approximate Age??

No idea of the age, but kudos on nice find for $10!
Forum: New Collector's Corner 12-19-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,646
Posted By SpurgeonH
Re: Iron Pricing

Some of the prices at antique stores amaze me. I've seen overpriced pieces, in stores I regularly stop in, that have been there for two years! Why not mark them down and generate some cash flow?...
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