If we go by wording on the "on topic" page of our help center, the following question would be on topic:
A waffle iron is clearly a piece of kitchen equipment. Yet the poster is not asking about the use or upkeep, but the restoring of an antique(?) model with an authentic finish.
Do we percieve this as still on-topic or is that out of bounds for this site?
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