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Forum: Show & Tell 04-16-2019, 10:48 AM
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Posted By Paul D.
Painted Mail Pouch Tobacco Skillet - ID Maker, Please

Can anyone identify the maker of this painted skillet? I fear that there may be no additional markings underneath of the paint to assist in the identification of the manufacturer. The skillet has a...
Forum: Show & Tell 04-02-2019, 07:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,148
Posted By Paul D.
Re: Painted Care Bear Skillet

I finished cleaning the skillet by soaking it in a lye bath (I set one up for the first time.) followed by a vinegar bath (another first). I seasoned the skillet with one coat of grape seed oil...
Forum: Show & Tell 04-02-2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,156
Posted By Paul D.
Re: Great, Great Grandmas Skillet?

The question of the identity of the maker of a similar skillet with four notches has been discussed previously on this site. See http://www.castironcollector.com/forum/showthread.php?p=18533
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Forum: Show & Tell 04-02-2019, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,156
Posted By Paul D.
Re: Great, Great Grandmas Skillet?

I am a new collector/user of CI, and I do not possess the knowledge to give a definitive answer to your question. Nevertheless, I discovered that there is an unmarked #8 dutch oven bottom topped by...
Forum: Show & Tell 04-01-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,175
Posted By Paul D.
Re: Gate Marked #8 Dutch Oven Revival - Part 1

Thank you for letting me know, Doug.
Forum: Show & Tell 04-01-2019, 03:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,686
Posted By Paul D.
Gate Marked #8 Dutch Oven Revival - Part 2

[Please read Gate Marked #8 Dutch Oven Revival - Part 1 before reading this thread. Thank you.]

I own a Lodge #8 DO, as well. The Lodge #8 DO lid I own rests on top of the gate marked pot, but...
Forum: Show & Tell 04-01-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,175
Posted By Paul D.
Gate Marked #8 Dutch Oven Revival - Part 1

I am a new user and collector of CI. Recently, I attempted the rejuvenation of a crispy, crusty, utterly rusty, gate marked #8 dutch oven.

Below you will find several "after" images of the DO. ...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-05-2019, 10:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,148
Posted By Paul D.
Re: Painted Care Bear Skillet

I appreciate your expressing your opinion.
Forum: Show & Tell 03-05-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,148
Posted By Paul D.
Re: Painted Care Bear Skillet

I used Strypeeze and #0000 steel wool to remove most of the paint. I will set up a lye bath to remove the remaining paint and crud when the weather gets a bit warmer. After I removed the paint, I...
Forum: Show & Tell 03-04-2019, 08:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,148
Posted By Paul D.
Painted Care Bear Skillet

I found a project skillet at a thrift store today. I suspect there may be a no notch Lodge #6 skillet underneath of the care bear stickers and the grey paint. The skillet has a raised number 6 on...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 02-23-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,418
Posted By Paul D.
Re: Identify #7 with MM

I meant to type "molder's mark," not "maker's mark." Thank you for pointing out my error(s).
Forum: New Collector's Corner 02-23-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,418
Posted By Paul D.
Re: Identify #7 with MM

Doug,

Thank you for posting such a swift response.

SpurgeonH referred to a somewhat similar #7 skillet as the "holy grail" he has been seeking after he broke his grandmother's #7 skillet...
Forum: New Collector's Corner 02-23-2019, 03:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,418
Posted By Paul D.
Identify #7 with MM

I need your help to identify the maker of this #7 skillet, if possible. It has an inset heat ring, a raised number 7 on the handle, and a maker's mark located on the inside wall of the skillet near...
Forum: Show & Tell 02-09-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 95,909
Posted By Paul D.
Re: Don't Show, Just Tell

1. What is the first piece of cast iron cookware you actually owned?
2. Do you consider yourself more a collector, a user, or both?
3. What is the first piece you acquired with an eye toward...
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