A thread on Metafilter this week explores classic kitchen appliances. The comments include lots and lots of good info on restoration, finding a good deal, various problems and their solutions, etc; a must-read for anyone thinking of installing a classic stove in their classic kitchen, or contemplating fixing up that chrome beauty in the garage.
"The best selling stoves and refrigerators at Jowers Appliances these days aren't sleek models with computerized controls. What folks can't get enough of are the stoves and refrigerators that the store would have sold when it opened more than 50 years ago." Welcome to the world of vintage appliances! Stove/range porn (SFW): O'Keefe & Merritt, Wedgewood, Western Holly. How about doing your own old stove restoration? Need some guidance? Want to see what your vintage stove might be worth? It might surprise you!