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  1. Chris West VA

    Sames Brothers Manufacturing EAF-1B Side-Loading Wood Stove

    Just picked up a circa 1981 stove and wondering if anyone has any info. I’m going to clean it up (wire brush and paint) for use in my off-grid cabin. Any and all input appreciated!
  2. M

    Who can tell me about this 70s era stove? Brand is ORC Industries

    Looking for any info on this stove. Made in La Crosse, Wisconsin. The door of stove has the 'ORC Industries' logo. Late 70s model? "Northwind #2"
  3. U

    nashua nfp-2 install!

    Hello! New member here! I grew up from basically birth all the way until I was 19 years old, using and familiarizing myself in the use of the family wood stove. Now that was 15 years ago and I fondly remember the days of stoking and chopping. However, I was not born prior to the stoves...
  4. C

    Before replacing my wood stove I want to run my plan by y’all

    So I moved into a new house where the owner installed a wood stove into the basement. Since then whenever I put wood in it I get some pretty intense smoke blowback I had the following done 1) Stainless liner installed 2) Had company come double up insulating the liner 3) Had the company...
  5. Oldfashbackhand1

    Hearthstone Starlet

    Hello, so I'm on my 3rd wood stove in 9 weeks. 1st time wood stove owner and im spending to learn smh. Actually got most of my money back minus gas, seems like every stove I'm interested in is 1.5 hrs from home. Anywho, 1st stove I bought was Englander top exit flue was to to tall to fix my...
  6. tinyorchid

    Little cabin needs wood stove

    Hi All, I have a 655 sq ft log cabin, less than 500 sq ft foot print, the rest is loft. I do have a ceiling fan. It is time for a new wood stove. I live in NW Montana, winter can get down to minus 40, mostly temps are 40F down to the teens in winter. The logs/firewood I get are between 15.5...
  7. Jerome P

    How can I safely clean my new Blaze King 40 wood stove glass door?

    I apologize for bringing this topic up. I've read many articles, watched many utube videos all saying do this, don't do that etc. when it comes to cleaning a wood stove glass door. I want to be sure I clean the glass the right way without any consequences that may appear down the road. Last...
  8. W

    Wood Stove Installation

    I am looking to replace a 1960s Preway fireplace with a more efficient wood stove in a cabin in Lake Tahoe, CA. I need information on an appropriate model for an open space in a smallish A-frame home. More than this, I need to know realistic expectations for cost to install. I have received two...
  9. S

    Automated duct air damper; great one year test.

    Here is my duct air damper and control after one year test with no issues. Thanks for viewing. Looking forward to all your comments. Automated air damper
  10. C

    Wood stove and backdraft

    Hi! My wife and I just bought our first house in Maine. We have a finished basement with a wood stove. We had chimney guys do work on our 3 flues including lining the basement wood stove with a stainless liner and insulation. When I first light the wood stove, I do it slowly so I can get my...
  11. E

    Structural Question about Wood Cook Stove

    Hello, new here. We are looking at getting a wood cook stove (roughly 500-600 lbs seems to be the going weight estimating 3' x 3' in size). We have a two story house, with a basement and no attic. We have a large family and are looking at a decently large wood cook stove, but haven't settled...
  12. H

    Fire rope hanging down from inside flue collar

    We recently had the chimney to our wood stove replaced. Last week we noticed a piece of fire rope about 9in long hanging down inside of the stove from what were guessing is the flue collar. What are the safety concerns for not having this fixed? Do the people who installed need to come back and...
  13. Jerome P

    Life span of a catalytic combustor in hours

    I'm just curious in knowing how many hours a catalytic combustor last if running the wood stove as primary heat, 24/7 hours for 8 months in average 20 F daytime & 10 F night time in Wisconsin, burning dry red oak @<20% moisture content, burn no garbage materials except some non glossy paper...
  14. Jerome P

    How many 8" split pieces of wood can the Blaze King 40 hold?

    New guy here, love this forum! Wondering how many 8" split pieces the King 40 can hold going from left to right at 22" wood length? I may be asking this question a bit late as I'm already waiting for an estimate to be emailed to me for the Blaze King 40, new 8" Class A chimney and for the...
  15. P

    Manufactured home wood stove

    We own a double wide that we renovated for my sister and family. The old fireplace bricks are crumbling and we are seeking options for wood heat. Burning 20 logs a day to put out a tiny amount of heat is ridiculous and replacing interior has been quoted at $400 per side... Is there a back...
  16. A

    Best wood stove for my dollar?

    After several days of single digit temps and multiple power outages, I've finally convinced my husband we need a wood stove (I've wanted one for years). Now that I'm looking online I am finding so many different brands and kinds, I sort of feel overwhelmed and don't want to make a mistake w/ my...
  17. R

    Chimney vent install aesthetics, practical

    Looking for advice on an existing side wall thimble. I was told doing a pipe going around the outside soffit would look ugly and it would look better if it went through the soffit. 1. Challenges of going around the soffit is supporting the pipe with elbow too close to the tee. Looking at...
  18. J

    Double sided fireplace

    The dreaded double sided wood fireplace! I know this has been posted before but I really don’t see a great option for my dilemma. I am looking for all options for an efficient way to heat and utilize the current fireplace space I have. But also doesn’t cost the same as a new truck. The...
  19. M

    Should I replace this door?

    Hi all, I’m fairly new to wood stoves and moved into a house last year with an Avalon Rainier wood stove insert. It wasn’t in the greatest condition but we cleaned it up, replaced the baffles and air tubes, new glue liner, etc. and got it working pretty well. The only issue is that it sometimes...
  20. T

    Need help identifying the model of this old wood stove

    Hello, Can someone tell me the model of this old Treemont wood stove? I'm also looking for parts to refurbish it. Does anyone know a good place to get parts for this? Thank you.
  21. W

    Furnace fan + woodstove. What am I overlooking?

    Last winter I self-installed an Ambiance Hipster 20/Hearthstone GM60 wood stove, and it’s been a dream. No draft issues. No complaints. Other than when we’ve been away, we haven’t had to use our oil furnace at all, which is ideal given the trends for heating oil prices. The one drawback of...
  22. J

    Repairing cracked baseplate

    I have a Jotul f118 wood stove and noticed a crack in the baseplate when we were getting ready to start burning. The crack is about halfway back and goes almost the full width (see pictures). I have a couple questions with addressing this issue: 1. Is the stove structurally compromised? (i.e...
  23. J

    VC Dutchwest 2461 cracked

    Hello all, this is my first post on here. I'll try to keep it concise. I have a VC Dutchwest 2461. Not sure of how old it is. I bought my house in 2020 and the stove came with it. I've used it on and off for the last couple years. I noticed a crack on the right side of the stove a couple...
  24. J

    How old is my Lange Svendborg wood stove?

    Hi everyone, I just purchased this adorable little wood stove and I would love to know how old it is? I can’t find anything through my online research what year(s) this model was made. Does anyone know? Thanks for your help! -Jess
  25. C

    Insulation and framing by pipe

    I'm new to having a wood stove and am concerned that the ceiling framing and insulation is currently too close to the stove pipe. I might be wrong because it's not directly against the actual pipe, but I'm looking for clarity.
  26. asburke39

    Help on selecting a wood stove for a newbie!

    Hi all! I have never owned or really used a wood stove before but my husband and I just moved to Northern Michigan (not the UP) and we are building a tiny-ish home and looking for advice on purchasing a wood stove. I have attached our floor plan. It is 16' wide by 40' long (640 square feet)...
  27. A

    Help selecting wood stove

    Hello, I'm new to the forum but have learned alot of information from everyone browsing as a guest. This post will be long but i want to give as much info as possible. We are looking to purchase a wood stove for our cabin in Northern Wisconsin. It is approximately 1150 square feet, built in...
  28. W

    chimney installation

    Hello to everybody ! I want to install an ironcast kitchen wood stove 9.5 kw with 5 inch flue pipe in my home that it have a kitchen also. The best place to be fit as per houses place is almost to center of home. The roof is wooden with tiles tringle shape. Because i dont want to drill the top...
  29. F

    Jotul F600 Door Removal

    Hello All, I've been reading a lot of amazing threads on here for quite a while, but I have never posted until now. Perhaps someone on here can help me with my question. Here's the story: I recently purchased a home that came with a Jotul F600 wood stove. I had the chimney inspected and...
  30. C

    Creosote running down wall

    My husband and I recently bought a house with a wood stove and the first time (and only time) we tried to use it last fall it started to leak black liquid down from where the pipe and wall meet, but it leaks even when we don't use it! We've had chimney people come out and inspect it and have...