Bank Of America Funds Paper Conservation Project

Bank of America Funds Paper Conservation Project

Paper conservation of eight Old Master prints from the collection of the Columbus Museum of Art was recently featured in a broadcast by WOSU Public Media Television of Columbus, Ohio. The conservation work was performed by Gina McKay, Senior Paper…

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Medium-Sized New Equipment Purchase

Medium-Sized New Equipment Purchase

In July 2017, McKay Lodge, Inc. makes a medium-sized new equipment purchase and adds 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 2,000…

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Small-Sized New Equipment Con’t

Small-Sized New Equipment Con’t

LIQUID HONING An important part of keeping up with a wide variety of projects often requires getting small-sized new equipment. The Ohio Conservation Center recently purchased a liquid honing machine from Vapor Blast Manufacturing Company. The cabinet machine can provide…

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Mid-sized New Equipment

Mid-sized New Equipment

Keeping up with the demands of art conservation projects sometimes means acquiring new conservation equipment. We purchased a new Ford F350 extended body cargo van to join our earlier two identical model vans to make a company fleet of three.…

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Large New Equipment

Large New Equipment

Big projects require big equipment. To help with that, McKay Lodge Conservation Laboratory recently purchased some large new conservation equipment: Grove RT518 Crane: The center purchased a Grove RT518 18 ton rough terrain (RT) crane. Yes, it is every conservator’s…

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Small-Sized New Equipment

Small-Sized New Equipment

THE OHIO CONSERVATION CENTER: The conservators at the Ohio Conservation Center are always looking for new technologies to treat the myriad of mater