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Monday, August 17, 2015

Table Scraps #3: Owl Tool Holder

Oops!  We almost forgot to mention that there is an Ideal Steel tool holder for the Owl tools.

The tool holder hooks into the side of the Ideal Steel Hybrid, and has three holes and two hooks.  It’s deep enough to put your coffee cup on for a few minutes while you rake the ashes.


Owl tool holder with tools and ANM035 Owl Medallion (painted Copper)


3 piece owl tool set shown hanging from the tool holder

Thursday, August 13, 2015

Table Scraps #2: Fireplace Tools


When we cut sheets of steel, there is sometimes a strip of metal along the edge that we can’t fully utilize.  So, long and narrow fireplace tools fit perfectly!  With our Ideal Steel STEAL of the Month, we introduced our first fireplace tools - the Owl Poker, Shovel, and Rake.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

We're going to the dogs...

“We’ve always been a dog-friendly business, and there have always been (quiet, well-behaved) dogs who come to work with their owners.  So we totally understand why some of our customers want to memorialize their dogs on their stoves.  Seems like a good idea to us, too.  In today’s mail, we got a picture of Allie McTrouble next to one of the burners on her stove (which, by the way, she is going to LOVE this winter because of the long burns and even heat).


Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Table Scraps #1: Beautiful Scrap


We are probably the only stove company with both a laser and a waterjet to cut metal, and staff artists to create designs for our customers.  Not every design creates beautiful scrap, but many do.

Friday, June 12, 2015

Company Profile: Johnny Laser & Big Orange


Ever driven a Ferrari? Johnny Laser drives one everyday...at least one that cuts metal.  Since October 2014, Woodstock’s factory floor has been graced by Big Orange, a metal-cutting laser, and it’s been performing its high-speed duties ever since. This machine can cut 4’x8’ sheets of steel in 15-60 minutes (depending on thickness) with five thousandths of an inch tolerance just as long as Johnny is there to program it, make sure the “beast ” is being fed, and unloaded.