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Monet’s stove

This spectacular stove deserves its own post.

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Guest post: A little story about a big spoon

“The spoon had been lying under a cupboard in the cellar of the seller’s parents’ house for more than 60 years.”

History

Guest post: Jos Heinrichs copper/steel bimetal “KA-2”

“This is far thicker than the 2.5 mm at which modern stainless lined copper maxes out.”

Identification

Additional historical catalogs added

Reader Kris P. has tracked down some rarities for us.

History

Copper at Giverny

Claude Monet’s house has a kitchen filled with antique French copper. Let’s take a look.

Identification

Guest post: Swiss coppersmith Anton Vesti

“What a magnificent piece!”

Gallery

Guest showcase: Trio of tinned bains marie

This set of pots aren’t just lovely to look at — they’ve also solved a mystery.

Advice

“I had a feeling the pans might be something special.”

Cleaning & maintenance

Cleaning up tin

Oh, the magic of the soda bath.

For serious tarnish, Wright’s is more effective — but also more abrasive — than Bistro.

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