Most of the modern cast-iron manufacturers use machines to smooth the cooking surface of their pans. But that’s not the case with Marquette Castings. This company has found a way to produce smooth cast iron without the need to grind down the pan—and speaking from personal experience, it is a very nice pan!
In the following interview, I speak with Eric Steckling, one of the founders of Marquette Castings. Watch this video to learn:
~ How Eric and his brothers came to start a cast-iron manufacturing company
~ Why Marquette Castings uses investment (lost wax) casting, and the benefits to their products
~ The unique features of the Marquette Castings skillet, including the narrow handle attachment that would not be possible with traditional sand casting
~ What’s next for Marquette Castings
Be sure to subscribe to the Modern Cast Iron YouTube Playlist so you’ll have access to all the interviews I’ll be sharing over the next year as I continue to research the art of collecting and restoring cast iron for my upcoming book, Skilletheads (Red Lightning Books, 2022).
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