F 602

Jøtul F 602 - the world's best-selling wood stove is 80 years old!

Jøtul F 602 is one of Jøtul's great classics. It was born in 1940 and therefore turns 80 this year - 2020. This wood stove is still being produced, and is still popular in them2020. lets dive into the history and see where it all started.

Small oven - big classic

One of our most popular wood stoves turns 80 years old, and it must be celebrated with a look into its history. Jøtul F 602 is described as one of our really great classics. It was designed by the architects Blakstad and Munthe Kaas, and was ornamented by the sculptor Ørnulf Bast, in Oslo in 1940.


Sold over 2 million copies

Blakstad and Munthe Kaas have did an excellent job,  since its  launch in 1940, more than 2 million units of the Jøtul F 602 have been sold. Sales took off when World War II was just around the corner and there was a great shortage of fuel.

Old version F 602

Terje Agard

"It has been very exciting to be a part of this process. Everyone has a relationship with 602, and diving into history and finding out what the original model was has been very exciting".

Terje Agard, project engineer at Jøtul

Easy to use

The oven is easy to use - it has one valve that controls the air supply. When lighting, the air valve should be pulled out so that you can start the firing process. When you have a good fire in the oven, push the air valve back home. The purged air from the back of the wood stove enters the chamber, which keeps the main combustion going.

More environmentally friendly

In addition, there is another air duct that carries the air up to the top of the combustion chamber. This ensures that the unburned gases are burned so that the stove becomes more environmentally friendly. A separate air system has also been developed, which brings cold air into the hot zone where it is heated and released into the room.

Jøtul F 602 air

Timeless design from 1940

When the project to renew the combustion technology of the popular classic began, it was important to take care of the good design, and at the same time make it more environmentally friendly. The lion on the side and the logo «602» in the front are original from 1940.

Jøtul F 602 details

The handle is made of wood, and reflects the classic line of Jøtul. The ash lip has been lowered which prevents ash from ending up on the floor.

Jøtul F 602 details

Show off your culinary skills with Jøtul F 602 ECO

Did you know that you can cook on F 602? At the top of the wood stove you will find a plate that can be used for cooking, or to make yourself a good cup of coffee. This is a feature that has been lovedthroughout its life. On the relaunched F 602 ECO, the original cooking plate has been improved, and as an option you can get an additional cooking plate at the rear.

Jøtul F 602 make food

A design icon for the future

Jøtul's bestsellers are updated to keep up with the times, and Jøtul F 602 is an icon formany years to come. We have also made it easier to replace the old F 602 with the new F 602 ECO. So if you want to make a switch to a more environmentally friendly version of the popular F 602 with help from your local dealer.


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