OAKLAND STOVE

Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: wsherrick On: Thu Sep 29, 2011 5:47 pm

stovehospital wrote:That huge stove was on Craigslist for three weeks. I asked to buy it in the beginning and the lady said it was too far to drive and would not sell it to me. After three weeks she called on a Sat. night and I promised to be there for breakfast on Monday. I was and we bought it. No one else would buy it even though the price in the ad was $355. I wonder if that had to do with the economy or is it just too big to use for most folks.
The extra can on top is for radiative area. It was an option on many stoves. The Our Glenwoods came through with a double can if you wanted it. I have never seen one. Most of the oaks had extention cans as an option as well. The early Glenwood oaks had extention cans as an option as well. This model is the second or third series P. P. Stewart base heater. the first series has a round bottom and a cast cup on top. The later series has 4 windows in the door instead of three.
No secondary draft on these. Early stoves don't have secodary air control BUT they do have lots of small holes in the mica on the front door. That lets in air to burn off the methane when the stove is lit. It also keeps the mica nice and clean. My son uses a similar but much smaller stove and when it is lit it will form a ball of blue flame 3-4 inches inside the mica windows. They had it all figured out long before we had computers or bureacrats to tell use what to do.


You said it!! The more I learn about these stoves the more impressed I am with the out and out pure genius behind them. I am pleased when someone saves them from oblivion.
wsherrick
 
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Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: meatball On: Fri Oct 07, 2011 11:30 am

my stove shipped today , cant wait , will post pics next week sometime , thanks again emery :D :)
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Stove/Furnace Make: harman mark 2

Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: SteveZee On: Fri Oct 07, 2011 11:32 am

Awesome congrates! :clap:
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Glenwood Modern Oak 116 & Glenwood 208 C Range

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Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: wsherrick On: Fri Oct 07, 2011 6:34 pm

I am waiting to see pictures of your new base heater. We will be glad to help you with it when you get it ready to go. I want to hear all about how it operates and how like it.
wsherrick
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: None
Hand Fed Coal Boiler: None
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Hot Air Coal Stoker Stove: None
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Glenwood Base Heater, Crawford Base Heater
Hand Fed Coal Furnace: None
Baseburners & Antiques: Crawford Base Heater, Glenwood, Stanley Argand
Coal Size/Type: Chestnut, Stove Size

Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: david78 On: Fri Oct 07, 2011 10:17 pm

rasct wrote:No secondary draft on these. Early stoves don't have secodary air control BUT they do have lots of small holes in the mica on the front door. That lets in air to burn off the methane when the stove is lit.


My Splendid Oak had a bunch of small holes in the mica when I got it. I thought it was an owner modification, but maybe that was original.
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Baseburners & Antiques: Fuller & Warren Splendid Oak 27
Coal Size/Type: Nut

Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: SteveZee On: Sat Oct 08, 2011 7:01 am

I imagine that if they are small drilled holes and you have no secondary draft capabilities, they are intentional.
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Glenwood Modern Oak 116 & Glenwood 208 C Range

Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: stovehospital On: Sat Oct 08, 2011 5:37 pm

Splendid oak is a beauty and the holes are probably original. If you do not have secondary air you will want to try the holes. Look for the ball of blue flame inside when ity is running. Doesn't happen all the time but when it does you will be blown away.
Here is another one that will surprise you. I had a Franklin with a tiny hole in the top front. I thought it was a mistake but left it alone. When the stove was running it projected an image of the fire on the ceiling. I think it is called a camera obscura. Anyway, you could see how the fire was doing without opening the front door of the stove. the stove was made around 1860 and again, it shows the genious of the folks that built them in the first place. The first time we walked into the darkened room it scared the hell out of me.
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Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: david78 On: Sat Oct 08, 2011 6:10 pm

I replaced the mica (without holes) when I refurbished the stove, but maybe i should try some mica with holes just to see what happens. Mine has a double door; the mica is in an outer door which can swing open separate from the inner door which has metal screen on it. (pics on my Splendid Oak thread here on the site) You can let in lots of secondary air with that outer door open, if you wanted.
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Baseburners & Antiques: Fuller & Warren Splendid Oak 27
Coal Size/Type: Nut

Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: SteveZee On: Sat Oct 08, 2011 6:24 pm

Yep but you don't want to run it with the door open all the time. If you dont have a damper on either of those doors, I'd bet the holes were intentional to add a little secondary air to burn off the volatiles.


Very cool story on the camera obscura! Ingenious.
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Glenwood Modern Oak 116 & Glenwood 208 C Range

Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: meatball On: Thu Oct 13, 2011 10:13 am

just opened the crate yesterday , and now its time to give her a good cleaning and polish , will post pics soon................................ :D
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Stove/Furnace Make: harman mark 2

Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: SteveZee On: Thu Oct 13, 2011 11:46 am

Meatball,

Excellent! Exciting and can't wait to see the pix! Have fun.
SteveZee
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Glenwood Modern Oak 116 & Glenwood 208 C Range

Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: wsherrick On: Thu Oct 13, 2011 12:51 pm

I am glad you got it. Make sure you check everything for tightness and to insure that nothing got damaged during shipping. You got it just in time. It is going to be needed in the next week or two.
wsherrick
 
Stoker Coal Boiler: None
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Hand Fed Coal Stove: Glenwood Base Heater, Crawford Base Heater
Hand Fed Coal Furnace: None
Baseburners & Antiques: Crawford Base Heater, Glenwood, Stanley Argand
Coal Size/Type: Chestnut, Stove Size

Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: meatball On: Thu Oct 13, 2011 1:17 pm

yeap its a saturday project, my harmony coal is coming tomm morning 3.5 tons nut/stove 50/50 mix , i cant wait . i never burned harmony but i heard it was the cream of the crop. :D
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Stove/Furnace Make: harman mark 2

Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: SteveZee On: Thu Oct 13, 2011 5:59 pm

meatball wrote:yeap its a saturday project, my harmony coal is coming tomm morning 3.5 tons nut/stove 50/50 mix , i cant wait . i never burned harmony but i heard it was the cream of the crop. :D


Excellent and good call on the 50/50 mix of nut and stove. Can't go wrong.
SteveZee
 
Hand Fed Coal Stove: Glenwood Modern Oak 116 & Glenwood 208 C Range

Re: OAKLAND STOVE

PostBy: nortcan On: Fri Oct 14, 2011 9:35 pm

SteveZee wrote:
meatball wrote:yeap its a saturday project, my harmony coal is coming tomm morning 3.5 tons nut/stove 50/50 mix , i cant wait . i never burned harmony but i heard it was the cream of the crop. :D


Excellent and good call on the 50/50 mix of nut and stove. Can't go wrong.


Maybe a curious question but can you tell me the advantages of a stove and nut mix? Thanks
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