Lantern Restoration and Repair Samples.

Lantern Restoration and Repair Samples.

 

Below you will find some examples of lanterns that have been restored.If your lantern is looking a bit tired we can give your lantern a new lease of life, either by cleaning what is there or a complete strip down polishing and re-lacquering or painting. In the process we can re-wire and replace bulb holders too take energy efficient light bulbs. We can turn exterior lanterns into interior lanterns by fitting suspension hooks and lighting assembles to the inside.

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This copper lantern came in for a few repairs and to made into a hanging lantern.

lantern before restorationlantern after restoration

 

This is one of a pair of bronze lanterns which needed a full restoration. They were striped and the old finish removed, missing items where cast or made, they were repainted and missing glass was cut and fitted.

bronze lantern before restoration bronze lantern after restoration

 

This copper lantern was in need of some tlc. All the old  paint was stripped of, the copper was repaired and cleaned, a patination was applied to give it an old copper look. A new lamp holder was made and the lantern was glazed with clear glass.

Copper lantern before restoration Copper lantern after restoration

 

This Victorian street lantern had a lot of damage to the up rights and base. All the paint was removed, all the steel rods in the uprights were replaced and the copper body repaired, a new post mount was made, the body was patinated to look old and finally it was glazed.

Lantern before restorationCopper lantern after restoration

 

The customer wanted this copper lantern to be restored and also be able to hang it inside. We fitted a lighting interior and a hook so it could suspended from the ceiling, finials were put on the bottom and then the whole lantern was tidied up, waxed and glazed.

copper lantern before restorationcopper lantern after restoration

 

One of a pair of Victorian lanterns that needed restoration. The body's had been damaged by high winds and needed straightening and the side supports soldering, then they were polished and lacquered, and then finally new glass was fitted.

lantern before restorationlantern after restoration

 

This is one of a pair of lanterns which  came in covered in old paint and damaged, it was repaired, polished and lacquered.

lantern before restorationRestored Lantern