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Tag: Russ Howser

Old Cast Iron Glue Pots. No, Not for Me.

Old Cast Iron Glue Pots. No, Not for Me.

I’ve mentioned many times that I love thinking about the history of these old pieces of iron – where they have been, how they have been used, and who used them. Here’s a piece that led me in a totally different direction! I was recently […]

The Lure of the Large Vintage Cast Iron Auction, and Twelve Handy-Dandy Tips!

The Lure of the Large Vintage Cast Iron Auction, and Twelve Handy-Dandy Tips!

**Most recent update 7/31/18. I keep thinking of more tips! 🙂 It’s easy to become quickly overwhelmed when you arrive at a large in-person cast iron auction. Yards and yards, tables and tables, of all of that gorgeous iron! And many people who are just […]


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