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Antique glass globe repair with missing pieces

Antique glass globe repair with missing pieces

April 3rd, 2011 Posted in All Repair Projects, Antique Glass Repair, Antique lamp repair, Glass Globe, Glueings

The” gone with the wind oil lamp” has been in the family for many years .  Some one broke it and lost some of the pieces. This make the restoration of the glass globe very difficult.  First we reassembled the the pieces we had leaving a large hole that needed to be filled.   Casting  a mold off of the antique globe we were able to make a new curved white opal glass to fill the hole.

 

broken glass globe " gone with the wind oil lamp"

 

antique glass globe with hole

 

 

 

antique glass globe with new glass in hole

 

 

fill the hole and paint

 

 

Antique "gone with the wind lamp " glass globe repair

The repair

 

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  1. One Response to “Antique glass globe repair with missing pieces”

  2. By Merv on Mar 31, 2012

    I have a very similal glass globe which is broken but fully intact. What glue should I use. Superglue did not hold beyond one year.

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