All in all, we were amazed by the amount of heat that the cast iron gives off. It was about -3° outside and we could barely stand near it when it was burning hot!
We finally completed the restoration project on our 1941 Findlay’s wood stove! See photos from then and what it looks like now!
We remodelled a 1987 Jayco pop up camper and turn into our little off the grid camping haven!
From rusty with holes to sealed and beautiful! This 1941 Findlay wood stove gets restored!
After a fun trip to Home Depot and $300 later, we had everything we needed to start insulating our off grid trailer to prepare for cold Canadian winter nights!
Completely Gutting A Trailer in Under 3 Minutes We were so excited to start the remodel on our 20’ 1988 Sunray Trailer this weekend, but as we tore more out and uncovered what was under all of the wall panelling, it became obvious that we were going to have to completely gut it down to … Continue reading Completely Gutting A Trailer in Under 3 Minutes
In part two of this project, we wash off all of the dusts and grim from the wood stove and use furnace cement on the inside walls to seal it air tight!
We are starting to prepare for the off grid life and were lucky enough to have this beautiful wood stove gifted to us from some dear friends (click here to see pics!) https://youtu.be/tF_FR7BxTr0 It is a 1941 Findlay Favorite Box 28 Cook Stove that hasn’t seen the light of day in many, many years. It … Continue reading Wood Stove Restoration Part One – Removing Rust
If you are going to build a Pioneer cabin, you are going to need a Pioneer stove! We were gifted the most amazing antique wood stove yesterday from dear friends! The minute we laid eyes on it, we knew this was going to be a perfect addition to our cabin (and trailer before that!) It … Continue reading The Antique Wood Stove of Our Dreams