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repair beveled glass lens for railroad oil lamp

Thursday, June 3rd, 2010 Posted in All Repair Projects, Antique Glass Repair, Antique lamp repair, Beveled Glass, Beveled glass lens | Comments Off on repair beveled glass lens for railroad oil lamp

The lamp fell and two pieces of beveled  glass were broken.  The front lens was a diameter and I used a piece of old mirror because of the color. The newer glass has a very dark green color to the edge.  The antique glass has a yellow not the green edge.  I have repaired many Rail Road lights over the years. I used cast iron grinding mill to rough in the bevel.

antique mirror

antique mirror

old and new glass

old and new glass

I cut the antique glass and rough in the bevel.

Hand beveling glass

Hand beveling glass

Smoothing Stone

Smoothing Stone

oil lamp repair

oil lamp repair

Hand beveled replacement glass

side glass broken

side glass broken

New beveled lens

New beveled lens

New beveled glass side panel

New beveled glass side panel

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