Pilots” and WELCOME to
past 45 years we have owned and operated our antique stove company J.E.S.
Enterprises, Inc. specializing in parts, service, information, restoration and
In 1994 we
also established The Old Appliance Club for owners of antique stoves and
appliances and began publishing our vintage appliance magazine, The Old Road
Home. This publication and The Old Appliance Club connected people who owned,
loved and used vintage appliances in their homes throughout America and the
the decades we have been delighted to work with tens of thousands of old stove
owners throughout the U.S.A and abroad. Through it all our main focus is to help as many old stove users get their ranges
restored to whatever degree they are seeking.
Why You Should Learn about
Your Antique Stove
amazing what can be done with the right parts and a little know-how. If you are
one of the fortunate people that own an antique stove from the 30s, 40s, 50s or
60s it really pays to learn as much as you can about your range and how to keep
it in tip-top shape. You can do a great deal of money-saving servicing
yourself and never be hostage to service providers that literally make you beg
for help. Knowing that restoration is an acquired skill and although it isn't rocket science, what to do and what not to do to stay out of trouble
That said, owning a reliable old range will be the cheapest and best stove you will ever
down information on your stove can be frustrating and time consuming. We know
this to be true from the thousands of calls we get each year about antique
The Antique Stove Communiqué will hopefully be very helpful to you now or in the
future. We will add topics as we go along that should explain what you need to
know about a variety of subjects. Most of this information is not printed in any
publication but is based on 45 years in the antique stove field.
Before the "Old Timers"
are gone... learn what you can Now.
are new stove tech’s out there that are eager to learn about antique stoves and
they are welcome aboard. There
aren’t many of us “old timers” left around anymore so before we leave for the
wild blue yonder excursion we want to
pass forward information that can help.
Now let's get into an important subject for all
Happy Cooking Stove Pilots!
Jack n' Erika Santoro
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 805-643-3532
Sponsor of The Old Appliance Club
The Old Appliance Club Shop
E'Dahlia at the O'Keefe & Merritt Aristocrat range.
Send us a picture of yourself in front of your antique stove and
try and publish it in the upcoming issues!