Antique Bent Glass Door, Double Bend Glass , Crown Glass Door, Compound Bent Glass, Antique Bent Glass,Sunday, May 8th, 2011 Posted in Antique Glass Repair, Bent Glass | No Comments »
The email reads “I have a door to an antique cabinet and it needs glass can you help” ? Its a bent glass but its not a radius. Yes I can make a custom bent glass for the door. It’s called
double bend , camel back, or bubble glass and every one is a different profile . I can make a custom mold to fit the profile of the door . This door has a beautiful inlay design made from wood.
Bruening Glass Works makes the complex bends that other companies can’t .
Replacing the broken glass restores the value of this piece. Now when it comes to auction in New York City it will demand top dollar.
We can bend single strength glass, double strength glass 3/16 “inch glass, 1/4 “inch glass, 3/8 “inch glass, 1/2 “inch glass,and 3/4 “inch glass. Custom bent glass is our specialty . We can bend any shape.
The hail storm broke the bent glass panels . The lovely home on the lake is almost a hundred years old. I remove and install a new piece of bent glass .
Custom bent glass for antique green houses is only on e of the many custom bent glass replacement pieces I make.
Out door light with four broken curved beveled glass pieces . The hard part is the metal it got bent when the large piece of ice fell and hit the light. First with a hammer and a piece of wood I repair the metal . On to the glass I made a mold and bent 1/4 inch glass to the pattern needed .Test fit each piece then hand beveled each glass panel. Installed the new beveled bent glass panels and gave the light a bath.
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Antique curio cabinet with bent glass panels . The broken curved glass side panel had to be replaced. They are usualy tighter radius than the door. If you have a broken door just send the whole door to me and I can install the glass in the door and then send it back to you.
A Large Waterford Crystal Compote with a broken stem needed a little tlc . First to grind and polish the stem were a large chip came out. If it was to big Iwould have to make a filler piece but after grinding it still had a nice shade so I finished the repair. This compote is the first Waterford piece I have repaired that was glued at the factory. This is were the stem and the bowl are make and glued together not put together hot.
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I can custom make any shape bent glass radius bend S bend or crown bends some times call bubble glass because it bubbles out around the wooden mollions in the door. I have a lot of molds for crown glass for many years I made replacement glass for Pennsylvania House Furniture . Pennsylvania house would recommed us for replacement glass some of the patterns are very intricate .
Replacement bent glass for a new light fixture .We were faced with the challenge of repairing this broken bent flashed glass panel . We were able to make a custom mold from the origanal and successfully bent a new piece and happily ship it back to the costomer. The cuved glass was not a true radius and the glass was white flashed with a forsted ( sand blasted ) texture. See below for the photos.
We were challenged by the client to fix this priceless Crown Bubble or Bent Glass piece. We were able to successfully replace broken glass. We custom made a mold to slump the glass because the unusual shape of the frame. Bent oval glass is common, however, this octagon shape is very rare.