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Monday, April 9, 2018

Arbor Day!

Arbor Day is a day celebrated around the world to commemorate the importance of trees, by planting some.  The first U.S. Arbor Day was in April 1872, originating in Nebraska.  

Arbor Day Side Medallion
This month we are celebrating Arbor Day at Woodstock Soapstone by adorning our Ideal Steel Hybrid wood stove with the April Steal of the Month artwork comprising of majestic trees.   Deciduous, coniferous, fruit trees, and nut trees, we love them all!

Trees provide food, shelter, heat, and shade.  We cultivate some, harbor others, and maintain sustainability through woodlot management and forest conservation.  It is important to nurture this valuable local source of renewable energy. 

Arbor Day Burners
Arbor Day Acorn Tool Hanger
Arbor Day
Acorn Tools
Join us this month in honoring the trees by taking advantage of our fantastic Steal of the Month celebrating Arbor Day.  You will admire the beauty of the mighty oak while you enjoy the heat your mighty Ideal Steel is providing.  And, you will appreciate the matching tool set with the acorn motif.

Give our customer service team a call today at 800-866-4344 to find out how much money you can save when you purchase an Ideal Steel Hybrid wood stove during our 40th Anniversary Sale.  We are having a special sale on a special stove.  Don’t delay, at the end of this month, this tree-mendous opportunity will be making like a tree and leaving!

Arbor Day Andirons

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

News Update: Navajo Stove Project

News Update - Navajo Stove Project

Below is a brief video interview with our Navajo Beta tester Robert Owen, from mid March, 2018.  Robert is one of our Navajo beta testers whose stove was installed this January, 2018.   We also posted on his installation before.  It’s a little bit unclear in the video, but in the six weeks between his installation and this interview he saved two truckloads of wood, which means his fuel consumption was cut in half.  This is what we like to hear.  He also comments that the heat is more even, and his indoor air quality is better: “I can breathe.”  We especially like his comment “I feel like the stove found me.”

Saturday, March 10, 2018

The Luck of the Irish

We are bringing you the luck of the Irish with our March Steal of the Month design set.  Shamrocks and four-leaf clovers adorn our Ideal Steel Hybrid wood stove this month.  Lucky is the owner of this award-winning hybrid wood stove!

Shamrocks and four-leaf clovers have been legendary for centuries.  From Saint Patrick using the shamrock to spread his beliefs to folklore tales about holding a four-leaf clover and seeing fairies.  A three-leaf shamrock represents hope, faith, and love.  The fourth leaf adds the luck.

Clover Tree Side Medallion
Now you can be a proud owner of a Woodstock Soapstone Ideal Steel Hybrid wood stove with the lucky March Steal of the Month.  Festooned with a clover tree on the side medallions, four-leaf clovers on the andirons and center burner, and shamrocks on the side burners, our Ideal Steel Hybrid wood stove brings you warmth and fuel efficiency.  You can have faith the Ideal Steel wood stove will keep you and your family warm no matter what winter brings – and you will love having the burners on the top to cook a good Irish stew if the power goes out! 

Add the luck of the Irish to your home this month by taking advantage of our March Steal of the Month.  Enhance your stove with a bit of green by adding moss green accents and see what luck you’ll get when you own a Woodstock Soapstone Ideal Steel Hybrid wood stove.

Clover Andirons


Give our office a call at 1-800-866-4344.  Our customer service team is available Monday thru Saturday, 9:00 to 5:00 eastern time to assist you with any questions you may have about colors and shipping options. To top it all off, this March Steal of the Month has an extra special discount!  Call today, don’t delay because this March Steal of the Month offer will be gone quick as a Leprechaun at the end of the month.  

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Tax Credit for 2017 Stove Purchase


For those of you who purchased, and installed, a Woodstock Soapstone Co. wood stove in 2017 - we have good news! The very popular residential “Home Energy Tax Credit” for Energy Star certified improvements which had expired, was retroactively restored for 2017.

The amount of the tax credit for a qualifying biomass stove is $300. Consumers must keep a copy of the tax certificate found on our website with their tax records but do not need to submit it to the IRS with their tax returns.

The following restrictions apply: 
  • Eligible stoves must be purchased and placed into service in an existing primary residence between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017. 
  • The current tax credit can be applied to the purchase price and professional installation costs up to a maximum credit of $300. 
  • Homeowners who have taken advantage of previous energy tax credits may not be eligible for the current tax credit. There is a maximum “lifetime” energy tax credit cap of $500, retroactive to 2006. If a homeowner has used $500 or more in previous energy tax credits, he/she may no longer be eligible for the $300 credit currently offered. 
Woodstock Soapstone Tax Credit Certificate

For further information please consult your tax advisor or visit www.energystar.gov 



Friday, February 9, 2018

It's Seed Catalogue Time!


The thrill of getting the first seed catalogue in the mail! Gardeners have historically heralded the arrival of garden catalogues in February. The arrival of the catalogues in their mailboxes signals the proverbial "light at the end of the tunnel”- yes, there will be Spring! The practice of going through the pages and choosing which vegetable and flower seeds to order is an old tradition. This is a tradition that has provided food for our tables and colorful flower gardens for hundreds of years.
Sprouts Side Medallion

The oldest known seed catalogue is believed to date back to 1612, and comes from an enterprising Dutch merchant. Before catalogues, seeds were saved and passed down year after year to family and friends. Pioneer settlers would bring precious seeds, along with their homestead goods, on their arduous journey to their new homes.

Sprouts Tools
As printing techniques improved, better illustrations and streamlined printing processes helped to elevate the seed catalogue into an extravagant and lucrative business. New varieties of vegetables and flowers had large colorful spreads, enticing and introducing their virtues to farmers and home gardeners across the United States.
Sprouts Tool Hanger

Seed catalogues are an important part of American history, from Victory Gardens during World War II, to the “Back to the Land” movement in the late 20th century, to the ”Farm to Table” movement in the 21st century.  In the spirit of home-grown and sustainable practices, Woodstock Soapstone Company continues to design and promote clean burning wood stoves, to keep you warm while you dream about Spring as you flip through all those seed catalogues in February.
Sprouts Burners
To commemorate this yearly rite, our February Ideal Steel of the Month celebrates the arrival of the seed catalogue with sprouts and sunshine. Enjoy the warmth of the fire of the Ideal Steel Hybrid wood stove inside your home while waiting for seeds to arrive, and for winter to turn to spring. The seedling sprouts and sunshine designs will serve as a reminder of the warmer weather to come.

In addition, your Ideal Steel Hybrid wood stove will arrive with a tool set featuring a complimentary theme to the seed catalogue inspired artwork. (I’m thinking a Metallic Brown stove with Moss Green accents would really complete the theme!)

Sprouts Andirons
If you would like to discuss color schemes, installation, specifications or to proceed with this amazing Steel of the Month deal, just call our office. Our customer service team are all ready to help. Call 1-800-866-4344 or reserve our Woodstock Ideal Steal of the Month woodstove today- because these sprouts will be grown and gone soon!

Friday, January 19, 2018

Photos of the Newest Stove - The Survival


Survival Stove in the Lodge Motif 
Our newest woodstove, the SURVIVAL Hybrid, is on sale through  January 31st for just $1299.

It is available in the two designs pictured here, the Survival “Orchard” and the Survival “Lodge” with a variety of accent colors for the artwork.  More information is available on our website.



  • 36.5"H x 19.5"W x 26"D 
  • 360 lbs
  • Top Vent      
  • 1.2 cu. ft. firebox
  • Burn time of 6-8 hours
  • Output Range....15,332-27,294 BTU/hr
  • Just 9” clearances - sides, back, and corners
  • Includes Ash Pan, 3 Tools (shovel, poker, rake)
  • EPA Approved (2020 Standard)......Yes     
  • EPA Efficiency: 79.4% HHV
  • Emissions: 1.05 g/hr.

Survival Stove - Orchard Motif - Charcoal with Gold Accents


Survival Stove - Lodge -
Charcoal with Metallic Brown