MEDIUM NEW EQUIPMENT

MEDIUM NEW EQUIPMENT

In July 201, McKay Lodge, Inc. added a third multi-purpose tractor/forklift to our art and material handling equipment. This John Deere 5065E with an H240 loader falls between, in capacity, our older John Deere 5300/520 loader and our CAT 560B…

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CONSERVATION OF SCULPTURES BY LUIS JIMÉNEZ

CURRENT TREATMENTS 2016 McKay Lodge mentioned in Smithsonian Science News "VAQUERO" Luis Jiménez Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, DC. IMG_2628 "SODBUSTER" Luis Jiménez Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND. IMG_2632 TREATMENT OF "LOS LAGARTOS" Luis Jiménez City of El Paso,…

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Conservation Of Sculptures By Luis Jiménez

Conservation of Sculptures by Luis Jiménez

CURRENT TREATMENTS 2016 McKay Lodge mentioned in Smithsonian Science News "VAQUERO"  Luis Jiménez Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, DC. "SODBUSTER"  Luis Jiménez Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND. TREATMENT OF "LOS LAGARTOS" Luis Jiménez City of El Paso, TX. Leading automotive…

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The Great Blue Heron Drinking Fountains

The Great Blue Heron Drinking Fountains

Two bronze drinking fountains, sculpted by Emilie Fiero in 1924, stood on the east and west sides of the lake in Wade Park next to the Cleveland Museum of Art until they were stolen in 1980. Working from black and…

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SMALL NEW EQUIPMENT

SMALL NEW EQUIPMENT

LIQUID HONING The Ohio Conservation Center recently purchased a liquid honing machine from Vapor Blast Manufacturing Company. The cabinet machine can provide gentle surface cleaning and/or mild polishing of metals using high pressure water and fine media. It has already…

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Repairing Konzal’s GATEWAY

Repairing Konzal’s GATEWAY

Joseph Konzal's Cor-ten sculpture GATEWAY was commissioned under the Art-in-Architecture Program of the General Service Administration in 1977. Cor-ten steel, sometimes referred to as weathering steel, is expected to develop a protective layer of corrosion upon exposure to the elements.…

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Conservation of John Massey Rhind Sculptures

INDUSTRY, AGRICULTURE, LITERATURE, JUSTICE - JOHN MASSEY RHIND, 1905 In 1908 Scottish-American sculptor J.M. Rhind carved four Tennessee pink marble sculptures representing Industry, Agriculture, Literature and Justice for the front of the Birch Bayh Federal Building in Indianapolis, Indiana. 101…

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New York Customs House

New York Customs House

The monumental Alexander Hamilton U.S. Custom House sits prominently on Bowling Green at Manhattan’s southern tip. Built in 1900-1907, the New York Customs House currently houses The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. The most significant decorative features of…

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Man Controlling Trade

Man Controlling Trade

McKay Lodge Conservation Lab was awarded a prestigious conservation project at the Federal Trade Commission Building, located at the eastern end of the Federal Triangle in Washington, D.C. Two monumental Indiana limestone sculptures, each depicting a rearing stallion being curbed…

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Corrosion Control And Repair Of A242 A588 / COR-TEN Steel Art

Corrosion Control And Repair Of A242 A588 / COR-TEN Steel Art

Through research, experimentation, and consultations with metallurgists and corrosion control engineers McKay Lodge Art Conservation Laboratory, Inc. has been able to successfully deal with a variety of preservation issues with low alloy, structural weathering steel commonly known as Cor-Ten, the…

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