Child's Stove

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Project by sheetzy posted 01-03-2014 12:45 AM 1926 views 10 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this child-size stove out of pine for my granddaughter. It features removable burners with a burner handle, a removable oven rack, two open storage shelves on the right size, a storage area with a lift-up lid on the left side, a storage area with a pull-down door at the top, a drawer under the oven, and two storage areas with pull-open doors next to the oven. I loved working on this project, and my granddaughter has enjoyed countless hours playing with it. Hopefully, she will pass this down to her children one day.

-- Sheetzy

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#1 posted 01-03-2014 01:08 AM

Friggn awesome and so cute…very lucky kid!!!

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#2 posted 01-03-2014 01:22 AM



I am old enough to remember when this kind of stoves were everywhere! The rural NW North Dakota areas of the late 40’s early 50’s were without electricity and most kitchens had stoves of that design!

Very nicely done!

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#3 posted 01-03-2014 01:38 AM

Wonderful piece, reminds me of an old wood stove for the kitchen

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#4 posted 01-03-2014 01:52 AM

Very nicely done, and ever so cute!

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#5 posted 01-03-2014 03:01 AM

That is fantastic. You’ve built an heirloom for sure. Nicely done.

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#6 posted 01-03-2014 03:34 AM

That is an awesome job on that old time stove!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 01-03-2014 03:52 AM

I’d love to have a six-burner stove. So, can you make me one? Which burner has the pot underneath for heating the water? LOL

No wonder your granddaughter loves playing with it! Thanks for sharing.


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#8 posted 01-03-2014 04:21 AM

Oh that’s really nice. What tickness pine did you use?

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#9 posted 01-03-2014 05:52 AM

Very clever design and excellent execution of the “wood” stove! Favorited for my granddaughter.

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#10 posted 01-03-2014 11:05 AM

Very cool stove, it looks great, the wood, finish and design…awesome..thanks for sharing.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#11 posted 01-03-2014 12:16 PM


-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#12 posted 01-03-2014 03:02 PM

nice job

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#13 posted 01-03-2014 03:23 PM

That is really cute and you did a fine job on it. Your Granddaughter will love it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#14 posted 01-03-2014 04:20 PM

Very nice. I hope when you gave it to her that the first words out of your mouth were “Don’t light it!” HA!

-- "Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art." Frank LLoyd Wright

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#15 posted 01-03-2014 04:57 PM

That is just too cool. Very nice.

-- Magnolia, Texas

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