Category Archives: cast iron

SOLD! Antique Boston Terrier or French Bulldog Door Stop

Awww…. look at our little Boston Terrier door stop with the turned up nose! According to a Google search, the most common name for a male Boston is Rocky… so Rocky he is!  Don’t you just love him? Here’s the … Continue reading

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Wrought vs Rod vs Cast Iron – What’s the Difference?

Until doing a bit of research for this blog, I had always figured that when people said “rod” iron, they actually meant “wrought”. I didn’t know there was a difference. (Now, if I’d asked my late husband, he would have … Continue reading

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9″ Grilling Skillet from Lodge Cast Iron – A 125-Year Old American Company

We don’t know the age of this grilling skillet, which was designed to help sear meats while keeping them above the pan’s grease during the cooking process.  The Lodge Cast Iron company is still in business in Tennessee, but their … Continue reading

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Vintage Cast Iron Trivet

Old trivets have soooo many uses! But the most important of course, is to keep your old cast iron pots – or new Le Creuset or whatever your preference is – from leaving scorch or burn marks on your counter … Continue reading

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SOLD! Pair of Heavy Cast Iron Rooster Bookends or Door Stops

If you’re channeling the country decor theme, these are a perfect addition! Although, I would definitely use them as door stops or for some similar purpose rather than bookends, because they are identical, rather than mirror images which most bookends … Continue reading

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SOLD! Vintage, Reproduction, Cast Iron Dachshund Boot Scraper / Door Stop

Updated Information:  A reader pointed out that this is not an original because the photos clearly show a Phillips head screw holding the two sections together.  As I purchased this a decade ago from an auctioneer who described it as … Continue reading

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