Arts & Crafts Winter Heating Options

Technology, fittings, and finery to warm the hearth, the room, and thee

Sinatra Cuisine masonry heater.

AROUND THE CLOCK
Designed in Germany, the Sinatra Cuisine masonry heater with a bake oven releases heat slowly over a long period of time. Built of solid soapstone, it measures 75 ” high x 56″ wide. Customization available. M. Teixeira Soapstone, (877) 478-8170

Coyuchi blankets.

BLANKET BLISS
Made in a small, family-owned mill from sustainably produced wool, these blankets are detailed simply with a timeless pattern of three narrow strips and finished with whip-stitching. They’re available as a throw or in queen size, Coyuchi, (888) 418-8847

Ironhaus fireplace doors.

ROMANTIC STEEL
Conserve fuel beautifully with fireplace doors in the Mediterranean style, blacksmith-forged from quarter-inch-thick steel. Options include tempered or ceramic glass, and inset mesh and sealed gaskets. Custom price through dealers. Ironhaus, (866) 880-0900

Ultimate Steam Shower.

STEAM SPA
Convert an everyday shower into a luxurious heated spa with the Ultimate Steam Shower. This all-in-one package includes a steam head, Serenity light/sound/rain head, a WiFi module, ThermaTouch control pad, easy-start exterior control, plus a six-pack of essential oils. ThermaSol, (800) 776-0711

Hand-forged andirons with ring hooks.

BRACE FOR LOGS
These hand-forged andirons with ring hooks accommodate sizeable logs or can even carry a spit. The andirons are 18″ high x 16″ deep. Historic Housefitters, (800) 247-4111

UF series baseboard radiators.

LOW PROFILE HEAT
These UF series baseboard radiators throw heat effectively and all but disappear on a wall, under a window, or tucked into a recess. The three-panel version produces up to 770 BTUs per foot. UF3s in 3′ widths. Runtal North America, (800) 526-2621

Log holder from the Hammered Iron Collection.

HERALDIC LOGS
With old-English flourishes and copper rivets, the log holder from the Hammered Iron Collection is made by artisan blacksmiths, then hand-painted in a burnished bronze finish. It measures 15″ long x 15 ” deep x 16″ high. Balsam Hill, (888) 552-2572

The Field Lilies rug.

WARM UNDERFOOT
Nothing warms the floor like a carpet hand-woven from New Zealand wool. The Field Lilies is based on a design interpreted from a ca. 1900 fabric by Archive Edition Textiles. The Persian Carpet, (919) 489-8362

A paintable maple door.

ONLY THE LIGHT
Keep the winter wind at bay with storm panels in a hand-built screen door. Glazing options include tempered and low-E glass. This is a paintable maple door in the Old Fashion pattern. Vintage Doors by Yesteryear’s, (800) 787-2001

Barrel sauna.

HEAT IN A BARREL
Barrel saunas are made from spruce or cedar staves that expand and contract to form a tight seal. The Canopy Barrel sauna has an inset outdoor sitting area and arrives fully outfitted and ready for assembly. Almost Heaven, (888) 355-3050  


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