Casting is a manufacturing process by which a liquid material is usually poured into a mold, which contains a hollow cavity of the desired shape, and then allowed to solidify. The solidified part is also known as a casting. Here is information on these foundries.
This is a list of PATENTS, both INVENTION and DESIGN (preceded by a "D") that has been research over many years. The list was provided and maintained by Steve Stephens. G&CICA is pleased that Steve is sharing this with all cast iron cookware enthusiasts.
Cast Iron is versatile, heats evenly, and despite "common wisdom", relatively easy to clean and will last for decades. And if your cleaning your iron to sell, here are some packaging tips for you.
Not every cast iron piece you see is real. There are many good and bad reproduction of all make and sizes to fool you into thinking you are buying or have a authentic piece. Here members can show off known reproductions or fakes.
Pups that have the same mold design as the infamous Griswold Pup along with unmarked pups and as well as those with advertising can be shown and talked about here.