“Just don’t blow yourself up.” That’s what I’d hear from friends, family and even store clerks when I talked about my recent work updating the natural gas supply in the kitchen and installing a vintage Chambers stove that I had improved with an oven safety shutoff. Well, it has been a month since I finished […]
With my vintage Chambers 61C kitchen stove sufficiently cleaned and updated with a new oven pilot light and gas shutoff safety system I was ready to connect the gas for final stove testing and adjustment. Unfortunately, my kitchen wasn’t ready to cooperate until I updated the gas supply pipe. Add that one to my list […]
Counting the packing, unpacking and travel time, it took a couple hours to move my vintage Chambers stove the 15 miles to my house. Moving the stove the final 15 yards from the living room to the kitchen took considerably more time and effort. Before settling it in the kitchen, I wanted to take the […]
If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you may recall that back in May I shared a teaser photo of the 1951 Chambers 61C range I bought for the kitchen. Since then, I haven’t said a word about the stove because…. I wasn’t doing much with it besides think about how great it would […]
Welcome to Bungalow ’23, stop five on the Bungalow Blog Tour! When my wife, Ms. Bungalow, and I bought our house in October of 2004, we weren’t necessarily looking for a bungalow or an Arts & Crafts home. We just wanted a place near the south Minneapolis neighborhood where Ms. Bungalow grew up that would […]
Here’s a tip for any local housebloggers looking for an old stove for their vintage kitchen restoration. There’s an antique blue porcelain wood-burning kitchen stove for sale on Craigslist-Minneapolis for $750 or best offer. Seems like a decent price and it looks in good shape.