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Who are best speakers on antique stoves?

Post in 'Classic Wood Stove Forums (prior to approx. 1993)' started by John Ackerly, Sep 21, 2013.

  1. John Ackerly

    John Ackerly Member

    Sep 29, 2009
    Washington, DC
    We are looking for an exhibitor and speaker on antique stoves to come to the Wood Stove Decathlonhttps://www.facebook.com/events/667753249920623/. Anyone know someone close to DC that may want to exhibit a beautiful old stove and speak about the history of wood stoves? Could be one of the folks who refurbish and sell antique stoves. Here is a listing of exhibitors so far: http://www.forgreenheat.org/stovedesign/exhibition.html. We still have a few exhibitor spaces left - and would love to have a panel on the history of wood stoves.

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  2. webbie

    webbie Seasoned Moderator Staff Member

    Nov 17, 2005
    Western Mass.
    Not sure they are ready to travel, but you should start with Richard Richardson - this guy:

    I'd say he is one of the top 5 in the USA when it comes to antique stoves. He is pretty much the wikipedia in his head!!!!

    Hard to imagine them spending any or much money though. I think you can make contact and he may be able to refer you to some of his industry buddies closer down that way (if they exist)....

    There is a guy near me in RI - it's on my list to get a tour someday:

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