Antique stoves for a timeless kitchen

by Rena

1870s kitchen animation by Rena Goff.

Why renovate your kitchen every 10 years to keep up with the latest kitchen styles? With a period kitchen style you can avoid being out-of-date by being intentionally out-of-date. The cooking fuels were invented in this order: first wood, then coal, then gas, and lastly electric stoves. were more conveniently used in rural areas, where storing wood was not a problem. Coal stoves were often used in cities, or where storage was at a premium. Gas stoves ran cleaner in the home than coal, and electric stoves, the visibly cleanest (there is talk now of ‘dirty’ electric energy fields–who knows?)
We gathered a list of antique stove companies:

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