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“BHOUKA” Skillet number 10

First one I’ve ever seen. Coral was a distributor out of Granby Quebec. It’s listed as a foundry on different lists, but it wasn’t. The griddle had to be jobbed out – “BHOUKA” was...

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Sunridge Smokey Kettle

Find us on Facebook: Cast Iron Canada – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1408817499448631/ Sunridge, Ontario – Smokey Kettle. Seen a few of these around, a lady emailed pics last night and they are now known. Not that old,...

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Cleaning Iron In A Lye Bath

Find us on Facebook: Cast Iron Canada – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1408817499448631/ Many people get nervous when thinking about creating a lye bath for cleaning cast iron. There really isn’t anything to it, just have to take...

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Electrolysis To Clean Iron

Find us on Facebook: Cast Iron Canada – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1408817499448631/ When talking about currents, “conventional” anode to cathode is generally what is assumed – and that goes way back to when electricity was discovered. Conventional...

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Cleaning With Oven Cleaner

Find us on Facebook: Cast Iron Canada – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1408817499448631/ If you have a one or two pieces of cast iron that you want to clean, electrolysis and lye bath may be a little over...

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Strip That Iron!

Find us on Facebook: Cast Iron Canada – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1408817499448631/ If you purchase an old cast iron skillet or dutch oven, you really should have it stripped back to bare iron and re-seasoned. I’m going...

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Mentions Of Cast Iron Canada In The News

Find us on Facebook: Cast Iron Canada – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1408817499448631/ CBC opinion piece on cast iron answered by Terry Gronbeck-Jones. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/kitchener-waterloo/andrew-coppolino-cast-iron-cookware-1.4549739?fbclid=IwAR3mtdhGM74QARYQuJQFUQs2wtjSQptjeuiUdUNDqVdxnGFCE44taX4BgnE Small Farm Canada contacted me in late 2018 in email asking to get some...

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Lisser Canada

Find us on Facebook: Cast Iron Canada – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1408817499448631/ Lisser was never found to be a foundry. The font on the skillet suggests it was likely made by Findlay’s Ltd, but we still haven’t...

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The Chain Controlled “Thermostat”

Find us on Facebook: Cast Iron Canada – https://www.facebook.com/groups/1408817499448631/ We see these pop up once in a while with the question of “What the heck is it”? Many had the letters “D” and “C”...