By Craig Issod of Hearth.com
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Interviews and stories from the woodstove, fireplace and pellet stove industry experts.
||CleanWalter Goodridge, 1st importer of Lange and HS Tarm||Walter Goodridge was a pioneer in the 1970’s resurgence of wood burning. His research took him to Denmark where he discovered Lange Stoves, a 100+ year old brand still being made by hand. He also imported HS Tarm boilers in the late 1970's and early 80'||3 5 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVermont Castings Purchase of Dutchwest - 1990-1991||A conversation with Stephen Morris, former marketing director at Vermont Castings, about the purchase of the rival stove company, Consolidated Dutchwest.||15 3 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMore with John Gulland||A conversation with John Gulland, Hearth Industry Expert||22 1 2008||Free||View in iTunes|
||Cleanhalfkettle||This describes the development process for the 1/2 Kettle Steamer, a product (and US Patent) obtained by Craig Issod and from industry friends. The kettle is still available through Condar Company.||6 12 2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMeet John Gulland||John Gulland has been involved with wood stoves and other renewable energy since 1974. He is a writer, consultant, lecturer and more! In this interview you will hear about Johns many experiences and projects.||5 11 2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStephen Morris - Green Publishing||An interview with Stephen Morris, a top executive positions at Vermont Castings in the 70's and 80's - this interview covers a less known side of Stephen - his career as a writer and publisher of books on green and sustainable living.||12 10 2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTarm Boilers and the FBI||How selling an HS Tarm Wood/Oil boiler almost landed Craig in Federal Prison!||1 10 2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow I came to buy Upland Stove Company||In 1985, I purchased Upland Stove Company, a maker of cast iron wood stoves. Here's the story of that aquisition.||21 9 2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStarting Hearth.com||How Hearth.com, the stove and fireplace site, came to be started. Narrative by Craig Issod, founder of Hearth.com||13 9 2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStephen Morris of VC||An Interview with Stephen Morris, former marketing manager at Vermont Castings, about the early days at Vermont Castings - first in a series.||11 9 2007||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow we started in the Stove Business||How Craig and Martha Issod started Stoveworks - a wood stove and fireplace shop which eventually led to the founding of Hearth.com||4 9 2007||Free||View in iTunes|