How Your Stove Gets Restored

  • Select a Stove or Send Yours to Me

  • Set the Scope of Work

  • Submit Down Payment

  • Video Walkthrough of Your Completed Stove

Your Stove Restored Your Way

Every stove gets a complete mechanical restoration so it works as good as new (see below for the details). The rest is up to you:

The Basics

  • Mechanical restoration
  • Chips, touched up to be less visible
  • Vintage chrome
  • Seasoned burners and grates

Curb Appeal

  • Mechanical restoration
  • Panels with large chips reporcelained, small chips touched up to be less visible
  • New chrome/nickel plating on exterior parts
  • Re-enameled burners and grates


  • Mechanical restoration
  • Chipped panels reporcelained
  • New chrome/nickel plating on exterior parts
  • Re-enameled burners and grates
  • Rechrome the oven racks and runners
  • Fine matte polish of the griddle on applicable models


  • Mechanical restoration
  • Every part redone to look or actually be new

This includes:

  • New enamel on all applicable exterior parts (grates, drip pans, burners, etc)
  • New enamel on the oven box, broiler & all other interior parts
  • New chrome/nickel/copper-plate on all applicable parts
  • Mirror finish of the griddle on applicable models (*not available for cast iron)

Completely Custom

  • Mechanical restoration
  • Plus any individual items you want from any of the other options.

Additional Common Options

  • Add a standing oven pilot (for all brands of stoves)
  • Add on casters instead of original legs (most commonly on Chambers stoves)
  • Add on a skirt (for Chambers stoves)
  • Replace original steel legs with vintage aftermarket tapered legs in brushed steel (models C, BZ and B from 1947 only)

Here Are the Details

Make It Work As Good As New

A Full Mechanical Restoration Includes:
  • Complete disassembly
  • Thorough inspection of all parts for functionality and structural integrity
  • Rebuild gas valves
  • Rebuild thermostat
  • Replace all necessary springs
  • Mitigate rust
  • Preserve chassis and other parts with high heat paint
  • Season all cast iron burners and grates
  • Touch up scratches and chips
  • Align door(s)
  • Replace mica (if applicable)
  • Calibrate thermostat and burners
  • Adjust damper plates for secure seal
  • Oven damper plate adjustment
  • Lubricate all moving parts
  • Set up for natural gas or propane
  • Clean and inspect gas lines, replace as necessary
  • Deep cleaning of the entire stove
  • Replace any missing parts
  • Check for and eliminate leaks
  • Rewiring of light fixtures (if applicable)
  • Testing of all functions and flames
  • Polishing

Here are a few before and after pictures to give you an idea of the work.